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How Do I Sign Up?


There are a couple of steps involved in signing up for our Mechatronics program. If you have any questions during the process (It should be quick and easy) please call Kat Schorr 410-777-7219 email: kschorr@aacc.edu OR  Joe Taylor 410-777-2909 email: jtaylor@aacc.edu.

One of the steps is taking the AccuPlacer exam. Do not be intimidated by this exam - this is required for all AACC students. Our advice is to take it at the AACC testing center and to spend some time studying the practice exam. It can be downloaded below. This practice exam should give you a good idea of what to expect. 

Step 1: Come see what we have to offer

Come to an orientation meeting here at Anne Arundel Community College. We are having open house sessions in room 201 of the CALT building at our Arnold campus. The session will be held on Mondays at noon & Wednesdays at 4pm.  Below is a list of open house dates: 

  • Monday, March 10 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  March 12 @ 4pm
  • College is Closed March 16 - 23 for Spring break
  • Monday,  March 24 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  March 26 4 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  March 31 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday, April 2 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  April 7 @ 12 noon
  • Monday,  April  14@ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  April 16 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  April 21 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  April 23 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  April 28 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  April 30 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  May 5 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  May 7 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  May 12 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  May 14 @ 4pm
  • Monday,  May 19 @ 12 noon
  • Wednesday,  May 21 @ 4pm

  • Summer classes start May 27

Step 2: Create a student account

Apply online to create a student account.

Step 3: Take an entrance test 

a) Take the AccuPlacer test at one of our testing centers. 

b) Testing Location & Hours PDF

c) Practice test PDF

Step 4: Determine if you can receive funding

Our Mechatronics program is eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance, Workforce Investment Act, PELL and other scholarship funds. First start by signing up for F.A.F.S.A. (Free Application For Student Aid) at fafsa.ed.gov. This is the first step in determining whether or not financial aid is available to you. Aid could be in the form of tuition assistance, a student loan, or even a scholarship. Do not delay on filling out these forms. During an open house session we will offer more information on financial assistance programs.    

Step 5: Register

Contact Kat Schorr 410-777-7219 or email kschorr@aacc.edu