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You're closer than you think to finishing your degree

Looking to get ahead this summer? If you're enrolled at another school or planning to start college in the fall, you can join us as a visiting student this summer to stay on track, graduate faster or simply allow yourself a little flexibility in your college schedule. 

  • AACC was recently named No. 1 Community College in the U.S.
  • Take flexible courses in two, four, six, eight, 10 or 12 weeks. 
  • Fulfill general education requirements accepted at all Maryland public universities and many out-of-state and private institutions.
  • Attend classes online - from anywhere.
  • Take advantage of our virtual support services such as tutoring, writing center, disability support, counseling, career direction, tech and more. 
  • Explore scholarship opportunities, including more than 200 different scholarships available to help you pay for college courses. 
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What's happening this fall?

We're expanding hybrid, online and in-person course options for fall. Learn about the different ways to take a course and choose the format that works best for you.

  • 15-week session runs Aug. 30-Dec. 12
  • 13-week session runs Sept. 13-Dec. 12

Consider registering for back-to-back eight-week courses as a way to pick up the pace and earn more credits in shorter sessions. 

  • First eight-week session runs Aug. 30-Oct. 24
  • Second eight-week session runs Oct. 25-Dec. 19

We're Online and Here For Your Unique Needs

  • High School Students


    Visit the ECAP enrollment page for eligibility requirements and more detailed directions and help.

    1. Print and complete the AACPS electronic ECAP application and email to No not send any sensitive information, including full birthdate, via email.
    2. Complete AACC's free online application by selecting "Apply Online." If you have trouble with setting up your MyAACC account, email the Help Desk at or call 410-777-4357. If you have trouble with completing/submitting the AACC online application, email
    3. Work with your school's AACC admissions officer if you need help with course selection, including determining if you've met the prerequisite requirements for the course(s) you want to take. 
    4. Email placement scores (ACT/SAT/IB) and your high school transcript to If you don’t have placement scores and need to test, learn more by visiting our testing page.
    5. Register for your course(s) and pay your bill by logging into MyAACC.

    If your family would like to apply for financial assistance, complete the 2021-2022 Early College Access Grant Application and send it to  We understand your responsibilities don't stop while you're pursuing your education.

  • Visiting College Students

    Your plans are important and don't have to be put on hold. If you're working on a degree at another university and would like to take a course at AACC as a visiting student to transfer credits to that university, it's not difficult.


    1. Get a Permission to Study form from your college to ensure your AACC course credits will transfer. Need a syllabus before they’ll approve the course? Contact the appropriate assistant dean or department chair listed on each program page.
    2. Complete a free credit application. You will receive an acceptance email within 24 hours with instructions on how to set up your MyAACC account and register for class.
    3. If the course you want to enroll in has prerequisites, you will need to provide an unofficial college transcript, SAT/ACT scores or high school GPAs to AACC's advising office in order to complete your registration. Find your advisor's contact information here.
    4. Be sure to make a payment.
    5. Don’t forget to request your AACC transcript once you complete your course.

    Contact us at or 410-777-2222 if you have questions! 

  • Working Adult

    Your responsibilities don't stop while you're pursuing your education. We understand that. At AACC, you won’t have to choose among work, family or school. Each fall, we welcome more than 8,000 working adults who enroll in college courses, many of whom attend part time and work full time. Some are parents or caregivers. If they can do it, so can you!

    You have what it takes. Let us give you a hand.

    Your plans are important and don't have to be put on hold. Advance your career while you earn a living, support your family or focus on fulfilling a personal goal of earning your degree. 

    Save money through our unique partnership with University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

    • Open to all Maryland community college graduates
    • Earn a bachelor's degree at a significantly reduced cost with the Completion Scholarship.
    • Receive guaranteed admission to UMGC.
    • Enroll one of the following AACC degree program pathways for a seamless transition: Business, Law and Criminal Justice, Health and Human Services, Psychology and Technology. In fact, you can complete these programs in just two years by taking two courses each term.

    Learn about the partnership with UMGC >> 


We're here to help.

Records & Registration

Which courses transfer?

Check out our Transfer Credit Equivalency Database to see how courses from other institutions may transfer to AACC.

Your plans aren't on hold.