Dual Enrollment Admission

ACC Dual Enrollment Program Admission Process

View the Dual Enrollment Admission Process handout

  • Start online at https://www.applytexas.org/
  • Create an account using a personal email address (not school email) and then verify email address before continuing
  • Complete your Core Questions Very Important: be sure to enter your social security number if you have one
  • After completing your Core Questions select School Search and enter Alvin Community College
  • Choose the application period you want to apply then start your application
  • Choose General Studies-Associate of Arts as your major
  • Your term will be either Fall 16-week or Summer 11-week
  • When you have completed all questions you can submit your application
  • To make sure your application was submitted check your Dashboard you will see a 1 submitted application!
  • Once application is submitted, you will receive an email with confirmation number from Apply Texas

Note: Within 2-3 business days you will receive your acceptance email from ACC with your ACC ID number, ACC student email, and ACCess ID.

Please check your junk/spam folder for this important communication.

Students must take the TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Assessment or provide an exemption.

Register here for TSI at ACC in person or online.

TSI Test Prep Sessions offered at ACC!  For more details on each session or to register online visit the Learning Lab TSI Sessions.


All students new to Dual Enrollment must attend Dual Enrollment Orientation over the summer. 

Students will pay for their ACC college courses and textbooks before each semester begins. They will receive a "Steps for Making a Payment" email and text. 

A $50 fee will be assessed for each payment not made by the due date

How to Make a Payment

You do not have to log into The POD or need a password to make a payment.

  • On the ACC website roll over the Paying for College tab
  • Select Make a Payment
  • Select Student tab
  • Enter your ACC Student ID Number*
  • Enter Birth Date (mmddyy)
  • Click Login

View the "How to Make a Payment" YouTube video

Payments can be made over the phone to ACC's Cashier using a credit card at 281.756.3593.

Payment plan options are available through the website. 

Select the payment plan option online when making your payment ($30 non-refundable setup fee is required for a payment plan). 

*Find your ACC ID number (7-digit number beginning with 0) in your ACC Acceptance Email or you can locate it in The POD on your fee statement.

Locate Your ACC ID Number (in The POD)

  1. Log into The POD
  2. Under WebACCess on right side of the page
  3. Select Self Service
  4. Select User Options
  5. Select User Profile
  6. Your Student ID number is on the left under your name

View textbook information here.