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Coming out of one of the most challenging seasons, we're here for you with flexible, personalized support and a full range of course options for you to choose from.

Whether you benefit from face-to-face classes, online or something in between, we want to make sure you find the best fit for you to fulfill all of your academic goals. Do you have specific needs that require you to receive in-person support services? Our staff have regathered on campus to offer in-person support services. Check out our student services page to see whether you need to schedule an appointment ahead of time. Let's make sure you have a successful fall term by choosing your classes, your way!

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Your Choice of Formats

There are many ways to take courses at AACC. Learn your way! You can choose the course format that works best for you; face-to-face, hybrid or online.

Check out our Ways to Take a Course page to learn more. 



Virtual Campus Tours

For most of us we've been away from campus for too long. You might've not even gotten the chance to check out any of our buildings yet! Let's change that. Register for one of our virtual campus tours and let our team show you around campus. Get ahead of the game and know where all your classes, support services and great study spots are before your first day.

Learn more and request a virtual tour!

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Your Platform

AACC's online credit courses are provided through a learning management platform called Canvas. Using Canvas, instructors provide course materials, lectures, assignments and opportunities to interact with others in a virtual classroom. Most of our face-to-face and hybrid courses use Canvas as well for communication, class updates and accessing course materials. Some instructors use additional tools like Zoom or Microsoft Teams to add to the learning experience. 

Learn about Canvas >>

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Meeting Your Technology Needs

We work hard to make our courses as accessible as possible in whichever format you choose. A basic laptop, electronic notebook or tablet with stable internet access should do the trick. Lacking any of the above? We can help with everything from discounted software to laptops on loan.

Learn about AACC technology resources. >>

State Authorization

State and federal regulations require legal authorization for post-secondary institutions to offer distance education programs and courses to students who live outside the institution’s home state while taking classes. This may also include internships and clinical placements. If you reside outside of the state of Maryland, please review AACC’s State Authorizations.

Fitting college into your busy life is easier than you might think.

In today’s competitive job market, it’s also more important than you might think. Join one of the nation’s leading community college e-learning providers and choose from an array of credit and noncredit distance education courses to complete a degree, certificate, letter of recognition or update your workplace skills. If you prefer, select from a variety of noncredit distance education courses as well. With AACC’s Virtual Campus, and the support of a top-notch technical team and highly-credentialed faculty, you can tackle distance education with confidence.


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Ways to Take an Online Course

Online Course Access

Are you taking online courses? For class information, including meeting links and communication from your instructor, you will need to check Canvas.

Learn more about Canvas.