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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 summer 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 August 14th – August 18th

Faculty Consultations are available starting Monday, August 14th, 2023 through Friday, August 18th, 2023 from 11AM-12PM.

All faculty are welcome to consult with Distance Education Instructional Designers (IDs) to help you prepare for the summer 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.

Below are the upcoming hours:

August 14th through August 19th

Extended virtual hours and new semester support during the week of August 14 (beyond the regular 8am – 5pm):

  • Mon through Fri: 8am to 5pm (in-person/virtual) & 5pm to 7pm (virtual only)
  • Sat: Noon to 6pm (virtual only)

Regular Fall Semester Hours Beginning August 21st

  • Mon through Fri: 8am to 5pm (in-person/virtual) & 5pm to 9pm (virtual only)
  • Sat: 8am to 5pm (virtual only)


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 Faculty Resource Center (FRC)/Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) to check out technology. Visit Check Out Equipment for more details.

ACC Library Services

ACC Campus Libraries are open, and e-resources are available any time through the library website at And 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.

Get Help

Technology Help

View the technology help options available.


Blackboard Help

Visit the comprehensive list for Blackboard help.


Teaching Consultations

View the topics available for consultations and support.


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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