Short Semester, Big Impact

Reach your academic and career goals faster with a short semester class at ACC. These 8-week, 12-week, and 14-week sessions offer the same high-level education as a traditional semester, and let you rack up credits much more quickly.

  • Get full-time financial aid benefits: If you carry 12-credits during the semester, you remain eligible for full-time benefits, even if you take short-semester classes.
  • Find the Austin Community College course schedule that works for you. Mix and match mini-semester courses with traditional semester classes.
  • Start classes in the winter and spring, and stay on track or get a jump on your degree requirements.
  • ACC offers online, in-person, and hybrid classes. Find what suits your schedule.
  • Keep up the pace with ACC’s free tutoring, coaching, advising, and more.

ACC mini-semester classes are fast, flexible, and affordable. We have a class and degree program for every student. Explore session start dates and view classes below.



    Short semester classes allow you to learn more in less time.



    Take online or in-person classes in a variety of subjects.


    Classes cost 80% less than at other area colleges and universities.

    Degrees and Classes

    Find degree plans and classes for transfer or career preparation.

    Find Classes

    See which classes are available for the sessions below. View Summer 2024 Schedule

    Summer 2024

    10-Week May 28-Aug 4
    1st 5-Week May 28-Jun 30
    9-Week May 28- Jul 28
    2nd 5-Week Jul 1-Aug 4
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    Contact ACC’s recruitment team for 1-on-1 assistance. We can help with admission steps, financial aid information, career and university transfer planning, and more.

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