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Semester Prep

Getting your semester started can take some planning but there’s plenty of support. Do you have a suggestion for this page? Please email

How to Use the Semester Prep Page

Please visit the links in the left-hand menu for helpful information to assist you in preparing for the upcoming semester.

Faculty support is available for every aspect of teaching. Please see below for the list of available options.

If you still have questions regarding faculty support, you can submit a faculty mojo ticket.


Faculty Consultations Available May 20th – May 24th

Faculty Consultations are available starting Monday, May 20th, 2024 through Friday, May 24th, 2024 from 11AM-12PM.

All faculty are welcome to consult with Distance Education Instructional Designers (IDs) to help you prepare for the upcoming semester. For additional consultation options for faculty, please visit the Teaching Consultations & Support page.

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Educational Technology Support

Educational Technologists are located on each campus and the teams provide faculty – and staff – training and support on Blackboard and other academic technologies, classroom AV, and provide technology that can be checked out to support instruction. The Educational Technology Support team can be reached with a central phone number for support across the District – 512-223-0111.

Check Out Equipment

Do you need a webcam, iPad, or headset? The Office of Academic Technology has these and many other items available for check out – See the complete list. Faculty can visit their campus Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) to check out technology. Visit Check Out Equipment for more details.

Educational Technology Support

Week of May 13 – Normal hours

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (in-person and virtual); 5:00pm-9:00pm (virtual only)
  • Saturday, 8:00am-5:00pm (virtual only)

Week of May 20 – Virtual support only (no in-person support)

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Saturday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Summer term, beginning May 28

  • Monday – Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm (in-person and virtual); 5:00pm-9:00pm (virtual only)
  • Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (virtual only)
  • Saturday, 8:00am-5:00pm (virtual only)

ACC Library Services

All ACC Libraries will be CLOSED for intersession beginning on Monday, May 13 through Monday, May 27, 2024. During this time, faculty librarians are off-contract and staff will work behind closed doors on the first stages of a comprehensive collection inventory. Virtual reference and circulation support will be maintained 24/7 throughout intersession with a combination of our hourly librarians, library staff, and ChatStaff service.

E-resources are available at any time through the library website at As always, chat live with a librarian is available 24/7.

    • Information literacy instruction from faculty librarians is available in-person, online, or asynchronously by request.
    • Faculty, we need to hear from you! Our faculty librarians are each assigned to select library materials and resources for specific subjects and disciplines. Contact your subject specialist with any questions or requests for materials.
    • Our award-winning research success tutorials are available to support you and your students – you can embed them in your course, link from the syllabus, or assign them as needed.
    • Librarians create and maintain subject guides for all areas of study, and you can request one be created specifically for your class or assignment by contacting any librarian.

Summer Hours:

Over the Summer Intersession, the library’s 24/7 chat service will remain available for library assistance.  The planned hours of operation for libraries for the summer are below.

SUMMER 2024: Starting May 28, 2024
Mon Tue Wed Th Fri Saturday Sunday
HLC 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm 11am-4pm 12pm-6pm
RGC 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
EVC 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
EGN 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
RRC 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm 11am-4pm Closed
NRG 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
SGC 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
CYP 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
RVS 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm 11am-4pm Closed
HYS 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
SAC 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-8pm 8am-5pm Closed Closed
Virtual Library 8am-5pm 12pm-6pm

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Technology Help

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Blackboard Help

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Teaching Consultations

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Faculty Events Calendar

View our Faculty Events Calendar for:

      • Upcoming professional development opportunities
      • Important College dates & deadlines
      • Self-paced & archived training

This calendar is interactive and offers users the ability to sort by topic as well as overlap events with your Google Calendar. Bookmark this URL for quick access:

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