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Continuing Education & Workforce Development Policies

 
 
Business Hours
Fall/Spring Semester:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Summer Semester:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

*On-Site registration closes at 4:30 PM

 
General Information
Books and supplies are not included in the tuition cost unless indicated. Some courses require the purchase of special books or equipment. Supply lists are provided at first class meeting. Books and supplies are usually available in the College Store. Cash, checks, money orders, traveler’s checks, VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted. For College Store hours, call 281.756.3681 (Alvin and Pearland). Out-of-district fees (OD) are required of students residing outside the ACC tax district. All classes will have a $20.00 OD fee which is indicated with each class in the schedule. To be classified as in-district (IN) for ACC classes, a Texas resident must live within the boundaries of the ACC tax district. Alvin residents are considered in-district for Pearland Center classes. For certificate programs an additional student services fee will apply.

Enrollment/Program Costs
Tuition and fees must be paid in full at time of registration. A minimum number of students are required for each course. Tuition and fees are based on program costs/instruction, registration, equipment, and building use.

Grading System

The final grade in some Continuing Education Department courses is an S (successful completion) or N (not successful). There are exceptions in some classes that require other grading systems to satisfy federal, state or other regulatory requirements. In most Continuing Education courses a Certificate of Completion will be provided if the student has successfully completed the course. If an additional or replacement certificate is requested there is a $5.00 fee.

Transcripts
All transcript requests must be made in writing to the Continuing Education Office. Official Transcripts will be placed in a sealed envelope. If requested, an official transcript can be forwarded to another institution or agency if the correct address and point of contact is provided by the student.

CE Refund Policy
No refunds will be issued after a class has started. A 100% refund (less a $20 service fee per class) will be given if the student submits a written, signed request for a refund no later than the 5th working day prior to class starting. Student will receive a 100% refund if class is canceled by the Continuing Education Department. For cash or check payments allow 3 weeks for refund to be mailed, credit card refund will be issued back to the card used at registration. This policy applies to all Continuing Education classes unless otherwise stated. Course tuition/fees are not transferable from one class to another or from one student to another.

CE Credit (overlay) Refund Policy
Refer to the Credit Schedule for refund information or call 281.756.3787.

Cancellation of a Scheduled Class
The College will cancel a course that lacks sufficient enrollment five working days prior to the class start date or three working days for one day classes. When a course is canceled, every effort is made to notify all registered students promptly. A full refund is processed automatically. ACC's first form of communicating class cancellations is via email.

No cash refunds will be given.

Avoid cancellations by registering early.

Admission to Classes/Attendance
Only registered students may attend classes. To avoid disruption of classroom instruction, children of enrolled students may not attend classes or related activities. Cellular phones, pagers and other electronic equipment which may be considered disruptive to instruction should not be brought to class. In case of emergencies, students may be contacted through the Campus Police Office, 281.756.3700.

Temporary Parking Permit
A temporary parking permit is required for on-campus (ACC) non-credit courses (excluding one-day classes). Students must pick up permits before attending the first class at Campus Police, room H132. Students must bring a course payment receipt to obtain a permit. Students taking CE courses at the Pearland Center do not need a parking permit.

>>See CE Financial Aid Information Here<<

Disclaimer Notice
The courses in this schedule will be taught as listed provided there are sufficient students enrolled in each section to justify the course offering. The College will cancel a course that lacks sufficient enrollment five working days prior to the class start date. The schedule of time, room and instructor reflect the intention of the College at the time the schedule is published. These are subject to change and their listing in the schedule is not an assurance to students that they will be taught exactly as listed.
 
Non-Discrimination Policy
It is the policy of Alvin Community College to provide equal opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap or veteran status. This policy extends to employment, admissions and all programs and activities supported by ACC. Inquiries concerning equal opportunity may be directed to the Personnel Office.
 
Code of Conduct
The Alvin Community College Student Code of Conduct (Student Handbook and ACC Administrative Procedures Manual, Sections 8.08, 8.09, 8.10, 8.11, and 8.12) applies to all non-credit students.

Available Student Services
Remember that as a registered CE student, you are eligible to use the following student services if you pay the Student Services fee

  • Fitness Center - 281.756.3691
  • Library - 281.756.3559
  • Computer Lab - 281.756.3544

In order to use the available services, CE students must bring a course payment receipt to obtain a student ID card from the Library, Bldg. A. The student services fee is payable to the Cashier’s Office (in Bldg. A) and is current for one academic semester.

Department of Continuing Education Workforce Development
Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX, 77511-4898

ce@alvincollege.edu

Services for Students with Disabilities:
Voice 281-756-3531            TDD 281-756-3845

ACC complies with ADA and 504 Federal guidelines by affording equal access to individuals who are seeking an education. Students who have a disability and would like classroom accommodations must register with the Office of Disability Services, 281-756-3533. Instructors are not able to provide accommodations until the proper process has been followed.


 

 

Contact Us

Main Campus

Address: 3110 Mustang Road, Alvin, TX 77511
Telephone: (281) 756-3500
Email: info@alvincollege.edu

Pearland Campus

Address: 4717 Bailey Road, Pearland, TX 77581
Telephone: (281) 727-1626
Email: ACCTurner@alvincollege.edu

Continuing Education

Telephone: (281) 756-3787
CE E-mail: cewd@alvincollege.edu

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