Visit TLED’s Teaching Online Continuity Guide to find resources and support for transitioning courses to a virtual learning environment. Collegewide updates are available on the Austin Community College COVID-19 webpage.

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Attendees at the Fall 2017 New Faculty Orientation

First-Year Faculty

We’ve gathered a collection of resources for ACC first-year faculty.

Faculty Orientation and Faculty Onboarding Workshops

Faculty Orientation for Fall 2020

All NEW faculty (full-time and adjunct) are required to attend. See the Faculty Talent Onboarding page for location and agenda details.


Michelle Fitzpatrick
Assistant Dean, Faculty Development

HR Benefits

General questions regarding benefits at ACC can be sent to

Mandatory Compliance Training

New faculty need to complete mandatory compliance training.

Payroll Services


Employment Handbooks

Semester Prep

Visit the Semester Prep page to get an overview and links to resources that will help you get started and prepare for your semester.

Development Opportunities

It’s never too early to start thinking and planning for your development as a faculty member. Visit our Events Calendar to see a full listing of current and upcoming offerings.


We have a comprehensive list of services available to faculty – from consultations with instructional designers, and librarians, to classroom technology help.

Fellowships and Funding

Read about the different funding opportunities available.


All new ACC faculty, both full-time and adjunct, must be assigned a mentor during their first semester at ACC. Any other faculty member may be assigned a mentor at the discretion of the Department Chairs or upon the request of the faculty member. Administrative Rule# 4.01.015

Contact your department for more specific information for obtaining a mentor.

Read more details about the Mentoring program.

As part of mentoring support, Faculty Development maintains a list of ACC faculty who have completed the Faculty Mentor Training and are prepared to mentor fellow faculty.

Access the Faculty Mentor List

Teaching Online at ACC

If you are teaching any an online and/or hybrid course, please visit the Teaching Online at ACC page for information that will help you get started.


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