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Frequently Asked Questions and Contact Links

Application and Admissions

Where do I send my high school, college, or GED transcripts?

Official and unofficial transcripts, GED Certificates, Immunization Records and Test Scores may be emailed to documents@angelina.edu.

Please note that enrollment with an unofficial transcript only lasts one term. You won’t be able to register for a second term without an official transcript.

Official high school transcripts should either be brought, in a sealed envelope from the high school, to the Student Center on the Lufkin Campus
OR
mailed to:
Angelina College
Attn: Admissions
PO Box 1768,
Lufkin, TX 75902

What do I do about Bacterial Meningitis or other vaccinations?

All students who attend classes in-person are required by the state of Texas to provide current proof of immunization for Bacterial Meningitis to documents@angelina.edu.
OR
send an email requesting a temporary waiver due to COVID or religious belief.

A hold will be applied to your account which allows you to register for online classes only.

I attended school outside the US. How do I submit a transcript?

Students who have attended high school/college in another country must have a foreign credit evaluation sent to our office as part of the admissions process. This evaluation process must be completed even if the transcript is written in English.

Agencies we have received foreign transcript evaluations from in the past include:
http://www.fcsa.biz
http://www.iacei.net/
http://www.wes.org
http://sdr.netfirms.com/

Where do I turn in admissions documents?

Documents can be emailed to documents@angelina.edu.
Official high school transcripts should either be brought, in a sealed envelope from the high school, to the Student Center on the Lufkin Campus
OR
mailed to:
Angelina College
Attn: Admissions
PO Box 1768,
Lufkin, TX 75902

I need to take the TSI- what do I do?

The TSI is a state requirement for placement in college courses. It can be taken on campus or remotely.
You can pay for the test in person at the Student Center or over the phone (936) 633-5318

The new TSI test requires a pre-placement exam. For more information about the TSI and the TSI testing process, go here: AC TSI

You can schedule your exam at this link: AC Testing Center

How soon will I have my TSI scores?

Scores are available immediately following the TSI test in the AC Testing Center.

How do I know if I've been accepted at AC?

You will receive an acceptance email, text message, phone, and letter from the college. The email will go to the personal account that you listed in your application.

Do I have an Angelina College E-mail address?

Yes! As soon as you complete an application, AC creates an email address for you. Most of your official notifications will go to that email account. If you haven’t seen your notification yet, please check your spam folder.

Your AC email address is the only email AC and your instructors will use to communicate with you about grades and finances.

When can I register for classes?

After all admission documents have been submitted and you have completed the New Student Orientation, you will be ready to register. If you are TSI complete, you’ll be able to register yourself online. Otherwise you will work with a Success Coach to make sure you have the classes you need.

To check your status, go the the myAC Portal and log in. Click on the ‘Check my Admission Status’ link on the Admissions page to see if there are any steps to complete.

Do I have an academic advisor?

Yes! As soon as you apply, we assign a Success Coach to you based on the type of program you chose on your application.

Success Coaches can answer questions about your major, help you register for classes, help you change your major, and answer questions about transferring to other schools.

To find your Success Coach log in to the myAC Portal. You can also email oas@angelina.edu.

What is Blackboard?

AC uses a Learning Management System (LMS) called Blackboard to manage your courses at AC.
Blackboard is a great way to keep up with your grades, communicate with classmates and instructors, and make sure you are completing all of the assigned coursework.

You can access Blackboard in several ways:
Go to the AC website and select AC Blackboard from the Student Resources menu.
Visit Blackboard directly. (Hint: save it as a bookmark in your Chrome browser)
Download the Blackboard app from the AppStore or Google Play. Not everything is 100% accessible via the app.

How do I audit a course?

You need to complete the AC application as a non-degree student.
After you’re admitted and your documents have been received, you register and pay for the course.
You will need to fill out a “Request to Audit a Course” form and submit to registrar@angelina.edu before the course census date.

I don't know what I want to study- what do I do?

AC has a number of programs and a free website to help figure out what careers might be best for you based on your interests or strengths.

You can take a career survey or explore the AC pathways at this link: AC programs and pathways

What does a Success Coach do?

AC Success Coaches (advisors) can help you explore majors, careers, and connect you to campus resources. AC will assign a Success Coach to you based on the type of program you chose on your application.

Success Coaches can answer questions about your major, help you register for classes, help you change your major, and answer questions about transferring to other schools.

To find your Success Coach log in to the myAC Portal. You can also email oas@angelina.edu.

Registration and Enrollment

How can I register for classes?

If you are TSI complete, you can register through the myAC Portal. If not, you can schedule with a Success Coach to register for classes. If you’re unsure of your status, the Admissions page of the myAC Portal and click on ‘Check my Admission Status’.

**Dual credit students must have the approval of their high school administration in order to enroll for dual credit courses. Your high school counselor is the best place to start if to register or change your schedule. You will be asked to complete the admissions process and complete a registration form. If you are currently homeschooling, your parent/guardian must approve your registration.

Can I take classes if I haven't taken the TSI or I'm not TSI complete?

Absolutely! Contact a Success Coach to get assistance choosing your classes: oas@angelina.edu

What can I major in?

You can check out AC’s programs here:
AC Pathways

Do I need Student ID card?

Student ID cards are recommended for students who will be on-campus for any reason. ID cards can be obtained by visiting the Student Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

**Dual Credit Students are not required to have an AC Student ID card, but you are welcome to get one!

Do I have an Angelina College E-mail address?

Yes! You should get into the habit of checking your AC e-mail at least once a week. Your AC e-mail address is the only e-mail address Angelina College and your instructors will use to communicate with you about grades and finances.

Do I have an academic advisor?

Yes! AC Success Coaches (advisors) can help you explore majors, careers, and connect you to campus resources. AC will assign a Success Coach to you based on the type of program you chose on your application.

Success Coaches can answer questions about your major, help you register for classes, help you change your major, and answer questions about transferring to other schools.

To find your Success Coach log in to the myAC Portal. You can also email oas@angelina.edu.

**Dual Credit Students- Although your high school counselor is your primary contact, Angelina College is committed to providing the same services to dual credit students that are available to degree-seeking students. To schedule an appointment with a Success Coach, please contact us at dualcredit@angelina.edu.

Can I drop a class?

Students can drop a class before census by choosing add/drop class in the myAC Portal or by sending an email to Academic Success with your name, student ID number and the course you wish to drop.

After census, you need to either send an email or complete a drop form for the registrar with your name, ID number, and the class you want to drop.

After the census date, a dropped class will result in a “W” on your college transcript and will not affect your GPA. You are only allowed a total of 6 W’s in your entire college career, so use them wisely!

*If you have Pell Grants or other financial aid awards, dropping a class can affect your aid and you may owe money. Check with financial aid first!

**Dual Credit Students may only drop dual credit classes with the permission of the high school counselor.

How do I find my course schedule?

The myAC Portal is where all of the information relevant to your enrollment is located. Your course schedule is on the Advising tab.

What qualifies as a passing grade?

A grade of “A”, “B”, “C” or “D” is considered passing for Angelina College, however in most cases, a “D” will not transfer to a university or count towards high school credit.

Most four-year institutions require a grade of “C” or better for transfer.

Where can I check my grades?

The myAC Portal is where all of the information relevant to your enrollment is located. You may check grades, view your schedule, print and view unofficial transcripts and pay tuition and fees (if applicable).

To view your grades before your classes are over, use Blackboard to check your progress.

What is Blackboard?

AC uses a Learning Management System (LMS) called Blackboard to manage your courses at AC.
Blackboard is a great way to keep up with your grades, communicated with classmates and instructors, and make sure you are completing all of the assigned coursework.

You can access Blackboard in several ways:
Go to the AC website and select AC Blackboard from the Student Resources menu.
Visit AC Blackboard directly. (Hint: save it as a bookmark in your Chrome browser)
Download the Blackboard app from the AppStore or Google Play. Not everything is 100% accessible via the app.

My class is using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) - can I get that for free?

Yes! Go to http://office.com/ and create a free account using your Angelina College student email address.

If I take an online class, how do I access the course?

AC uses a Learning Management System (LMS) called Blackboard for your courses.

You can access Blackboard in several ways:
Go to the AC website and select AC Blackboard from the Student Resources menu.
Visit AC Blackboard directly. (Hint: save it as a bookmark in your Chrome browser)
Download the Blackboard app from the AppStore or Google Play. Not everything is 100% accessible via the app.

What do I do if I’m having trouble accessing the myAC Portal, Blackboard, or my student e-mail?

Check your login information here first and then please contact the IT Helpdesk at 936-633-5208 or ithelpdesk@angelina.edu

Can the college share my academic information with my parents?

Angelina College complies with the Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). In accordance with this federal law, the institution has adopted policies and procedures governing the confidentiality of student educational records. No individual shall have access to, nor will the institution disclose any information from, a student’s educational record without the written consent of the student, or as otherwise authorized by FERPA. Students must complete a dual enrollment registration form if they wish to grant parents, guardians, spouse, and/or others access to their educational records.

To share your information with someone, please complete the FERPA release form on the myAC Portal.

How do I make a payment?

You can make payments for tuition, testing, transcripts, and any other balances by phone with the Business Office (936-633-5318) or in person in the Student Center on AC’s Lufkin Campus.

Payment plans for tuition can be set up online by logging in to the myAC Portal and go to the Student Tab. In the left menu click Statement, Bill & Payment Info.

How do I change my major?

See a Success Coach to change your major because it may affect financial aid, scholarships and transfers.

You can email oas@angelina.edu or check the Advising tab in the myAC Portal to schedule directly with your Success Coach.

I was dropped from a class- how do I get back in?

If your instructor dropped you for non-participation, you will need their permission to re-add the course. Contact them directly or 1. Print out and complete the “Request for Readmission” form found on the Student tab in the myAC Portal. 2. Take the Request for Readmission to your instructor. 3. Discuss with your instructor a plan of action which will enable you to remain in class and make progress. 4. Instructor will sign Request for Readmission if progress can be made. 5. Return signed Request for Readmission to Advising to complete the process.

*If you were dropped for non-payment before the beginning of the semester, you might be able to re-register and pay/set up a payment plan that day.

*If you were dropped for non-payment and the semester has already started, please contact oas@angelina.edu.

What does a Success Coach do?

AC Success Coaches (advisors) can help you explore majors, careers, and connect you to campus resources. AC will assign a Success Coach to you based on the type of program you chose on your application.

Success Coaches can answer questions about your major, help you register for classes, help you change your major, and answer questions about transferring to other schools.

To find your Success Coach log in to the myAC Portal. You can also email oas@angelina.edu.

How do I get an official transcript?

Go to Angelina College’s page at Parchment and create an account with Parchment You willl then be able to submit your transcript order and pay online. The cost of each transcript is $5.00.

Once the order is completed, you will receive email updates on the progress of your transcript order.

How do I find my unofficial transcript? I'm a current student.

Log in to the myAC Portal and click on the Student tab.
Scroll down until you see My Unofficial Transcript.

How do I find my unofficial transcript? I'm not an AC student anymore.

You can log in to the myAC Portal and click on the Student tab.
Scroll down until you see My Unofficial Transcript.

If you don’t remember your credentials or attended AC before the Portal, email the IT helpdesk
They will need:
Full Legal Name at the time you attended AC
Date of Birth
Full AC Student id number OR last 4 of the SSN.

How do I get a degree audit?

Log in to the myAC Portal, and then follow the step by step instructions here.

How do I audit a course?

Register and pay for the course.
Then you will need to fill out a “Request to Audit a Course” form and submit to registrar@angelina.edu before the course census date.

I need to have a test proctored - what do I do?

Classes in Blackboard have online proctoring options built in. You should install the Chrome browser and contact your instructor for course-specific questions.

If you need to have an exam proctored by the testing center, you can get information about testing center exams, information and fees by calling (936) 633-5495 or emailing the AC Testing Center, or visiting this link: AC Testing Center

How do I apply for graduation?

Log in to your myAC Portal, Student Tab and submit a Graduation Application form.
You will receive an email of your approval or denial within approximately two weeks.

What programs are available in Continuing Education?

CE Business Programs: Microsoft Office, Google Workspace tools, Computer User Support Training
CE Driving and Heavy Equipment Programs: Heavy Equipment Operator, Truck Driving
CE Health Programs: EKG, Med assistant, Nurse aide, Phlebotomy, Patient technician, Medication Aid
CE Protective Services Programs: Fire, Police, 911 Operator, Private Security Officer, Jailer

Financial Aid

How do I apply for financial aid?

The first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applicants who apply for financial aid prior to July 15 for the fall semester and prior to November 30 for the spring semester are given first priority.

1) Submit via internet at FAFSA “Free Application for Federal Student Aid.” (the 6-digit federal school code for Angelina College is 006661)
Students who want to complete a paper version of the FAFSA and mail it to the Dept. of Education may download or complete and print a copy of the form at: FAFSA

2) In approximately one week, check the Financial Aid NetPartner.
To access this, log into your myAC Portal. Click the Students tab at the top.
Click on Financial Aid in the left menu. Find the Check My Status block and click on the Financial Aid NetPartner link.

3) Submit any forms requested by the Financial Aid Office. Items you may be asked to provide if chosen by the Dept. of Education for verification:

Your tax return transcript
Your parent’s tax transcript
Divorce/Separation documentation
Child support documentation
Food stamps documentation
Verification of high school completion
Other college transcripts

How soon can I complete the FAFSA / Pell application?

As soon as you have completed your latest income tax return – the sooner, the better.

My parent(s)/guardian(s) and I didn't file taxes- what do I do?

You don’t have to wait!
You can send your FAFSA application as soon as you wish.
There is space for you on the FAFSA to indicate that you will not be filing an income tax return.

How often do I have to apply for financial aid or Pell?

Once per academic year.

How long does it take to get financial aid?

Process time is typically 4-7 days AFTER you have completed the application and submitted all necessary documents.

As soon as your application is processed, you’ll get notification sent to your AC email account.

What am I waiting for to find out about Pell Grants?

You’re waiting for a Student Aid Report (SAR). That’s what the government sends to you after you submit. The SAR lets us know if you are eligible to receive a Pell Grant. On the SAR is an EFC number (Estimated Family contribution). This number is what the federal government has determined you can contribute to your own education. Your award will be based on this EFC number.

How will I know if I got financial aid or a Pell Grant?

You will receive an award letter or verification letter via email from your Financial Aid Advisor.
Your award letter will outline your award amount for the year.
You may also receive a verification letter that requests documents that your Financial Aid Advisor needs to finish processing your award.

How many hours do I need to take to get a Pell Grant?

You must be enrolled in at least three (3) hours.

I transferred from another school. Does my financial aid transfer too?

If you are eligible for a Pell Grant at another institution, chances are that you will be eligible for a Pell Grant at Angelina College.

*However, you must submit a Student Aid Report to Angelina College, as well as the other paperwork required to process a Pell Grant at Angelina College. If you haven’t added AC to your FAFSA application, you should do so online. AC’s code is 006661.

How do I find out about veteran or military benefits?

Scholarships

How do I apply for scholarships?

Visit AC’s scholarship site.

Click on the Sign Up button in the top right corner

You must sign up using your Angelina College email address. If you have forgotten your AC email address or ID, please refer to your acceptance letter for your student ID and check your personal email account for an email from Angelina College.

If you have problems with this email, or do not know your password in order to access your email, contact ithelpdesk@angelina.edu with your full name and the last four digits of your SSN or Student ID number.

Set up a unique password that you will remember. This password does not have to be the same as your student email password.
Click Sign Up in the bottom right of the dialogue box.

Check your AC email for a confirmation email. Once you have confirmed your account, you can begin filling out your scholarship application. This doesn’t have to be done all at once- you can save your application and return to it.

Am I eligible for scholarships?

Typically, a scholarship recipient must be enrolled full-time at AC and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

There are six different categories of scholarships.

General Academic Scholarships-These scholarships are available primarily to recent high school graduates who have demonstrated academic excellence in high school. However, some academic scholarships are awarded to continuing students at AC or transfer students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their college courses. To be considered for an academic scholarship, the student is strongly encouraged to submit ACT or SAT test scores with the scholarship application.

Angelina Challenge Award-This scholarship is reserved for recent graduates of accredited high schools in Angelina County and is awarded on a first come, first serve basis. To be eligible for this award, students must apply for the Pell Grant and must not qualify for more than $800 in financial aid.

Boon Scholarships-There are two Boon Scholarships, the Boon Opportunity Scholarship and the Boon Teaching Award. The Boon Opportunity Award is reserved for adult students returning to college from the world of work, or homemaking and students completing their G.E.D. The Boon Teaching Award is reserved for students in a pre-education major from one of the counties in the college service area who plan to teach in this area after they complete their degrees.

Health Careers Scholarships-These scholarships are reserved for students enrolled in a health careers program.

Vivian Ezelle Johnson Scholarships-These scholarships are reserved for students who have a documented physical or learning disability.

Shands Family Scholarships-These scholarships are reserved for students who have financial need that is not met by other scholarships or financial aid. Priority is given to students majoring in high demand occupations.

How do I complete the scholarship application?

You must provide answers to all questions that are applicable to you.

Be prepared to provide high school information if you are a recent graduate, or transfer information if you have attended any other colleges.

All required documents (transcripts, test scores, etc.) must be uploaded to your online application prior to the scholarship deadline.

All scholarships require at least one essay, but some will require additional essays. You will be directed to these scholarships if you meet the basic criteria.

Do I have to answer all the scholarship questions?

No. Some of the questions are optional depending on your high school graduation date or college attendance record.

Please note that if insufficient information is provided in order to process your application, you will be notified and your application will not be considered for a scholarship award until all information is received.

Can I save my scholarship application and come back to it later?

Yes. Simply click on the “Save and Keep Editing” button at the bottom of the page. Be sure to log out of the application by going to the menu bar at the top of the page, click on the down arrow next to your name, and select “sign off”.

How do I know if I got a scholarship?

You will be able to log in to your Angelina College Scholarship account at any time in order to check the status of your application.

Emails will also be sent to your AC email whenever a change in your status has occurred. Please check back frequently to be sure that no additional information is needed, or to accept any offers made to you.

*Scholarships must be accepted by a certain date or they will be offered to the next qualified student.

Will I get a letter in the mail if I get a scholarship?

No. All notification is done online.

Please check your AC email or log in to your scholarship account and check your status in order to determine whether you have been offered a scholarship or not.

I have questions about the scholarship process- who do I ask?

Any questions should be directed to the Angelina College Scholarship Coordinator at scholarships@angelina.edu or (936) 633-4545.

Student Services

I tested positive for COVID - what do I do?

Students should immediately report any COVID-19 illness or exposure to your instructors and Student Services:

April Wallace email or call (936) 633-4509 OR
Dana Smithhart email or call (936) 633-3213

Someone at AC went above and beyond and I want to say thanks- how do I do that?

Click the Compliments and Concerns link here or below this list , complete the form, and we’ll make sure they get recognized!

I have a disability or need accommodations - what do I do?

We can help. Visit this page to print and complete the application:
Accomodation Request

Is there tutoring available for my classes?

Tutoring is available online and in the Library.
Email a tutor at tutoring@angelina.edu
OR
Visit this website for the current schedule:
AC Tutoring Schedule

I don't have enough food to eat. Can AC help?

In addition to the food pantry, you can apply for emergency funds and vouchers.
Log in to the myAC Portal, click the Student Services tab and then the Student Support Services Application link.

I have a financial emergency that isn't school-related. Can AC help?

In addition to the food pantry, you can apply for emergency funds and vouchers.
Log in to the myAC Portal, click the Student Services tab and then the Student Support Services Application link.

Someone at the college (student, employee) has sexually harassed, assaulted or discriminated against me- what do I do?

You can file a complaint here:
Title IX Complaint Form

Or click this link to see all of AC’s Title IX information and choose Title IX from the left menu.

You do not have to be logged in to the myAC Portal to use this form.

I want to file a formal complaint- how do I do that?

Log in to the myAC Portal and complete the Student Complaint and Appeal Form

or
Log in to myAC Portal, go to the Student Services tab and choose Student Complaint and Appeal.

I have a complaint but I don't think it meets the formal criteria - what do I do?

Fill out this form, which can be done anonymously. We will follow up.
AC Compliments and Concerns Form

Library

When is the library open?

Spring and Fall:            

 

            Open  Close
Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Saturday          ——-Closed———

Sunday            ——-Closed———

Holidays          ——-Closed———

How do I obtain a library card?

If you are a student or employee of Angelina College, your Angelina College ID Card acts as your library card.
If you are a not a student or employee of Angelina College, your State-issued photo I.D. acts as your library card.
You are responsible for all materials you borrow.
You must present your ID card to the library service desk staff to check-out material.

How do I locate books?

To find e-books, print books, e-journal articles, media, and other items, use AC Explorer (ACE), from our web page at https://www.angelina.edu/library/. 
Circulating books are located on the second floor; reference books are located on the first and second floors.

How do I locate journal and newspaper articles? 

The library subscribes to a variety of online resources that provide access to online articles, access these from AC Explorer (ACE) or by choosing one of the resources listed under the library’s List of Online Resources link on the library web page.

Can I access library materials from home?

If you are a student or employee of Angelina College, you may access the library’s online resources both on and off campus. (Use either AC Explorer (ACE) or the List of Online Resources to access the library’s online resources from off campus. You will be prompted for your login credentials.)
If you are not a student or employee of Angelina College, you will not be able to access the library’s online resources from off campus. To check-out print resources and videos in physical formats you will need to make a trip to campus.

Remote Learning Support

The library provides a variety of physical and online resources and services to accommodate the needs of both on-campus and distance learning students and faculty.

All faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students have access to the resources and services discussed in this process. Materials in the main circulating collection can be searched via AC Explorer (ACE). The library provides 24/7 off-campus access to a variety of electronic resources including, but are not limited to, e-book collection e-journals, and a plethora of other general and specialized subject databases. Access to these Online Resources is available via login.
Librarians are available via online chat, text messaging, emailing, and by phone during hours that the library is open.
Online tutorials and handouts are also available, and both class and individual instruction can be arranged upon request. Interlibrary loan services are also available through the college’s TexShare affiliation and through other library protocols, allowing patrons to procure additional books or periodical articles.

How can I learn to use the library resources?

The librarians provide instruction to various classes, but individual instruction is also available. You can visit us in-person, contact us by phone at (936) 633-5220, email us at aclibrary@angelina.edu, and text or chat with us using our virtual reference service.

Does the library have computers that I can use?

There are 60 patron computers and 2 catalog computers in the library.  The patron computers provide access to the Internet and have Microsoft Office installedCheck with a library staff member for more information. The library computers are primarily provided for course-related work.  Academic use is always given priority over usage for personal entertainment.
If you wish to save documents, you should bring your own USB drive or other recordable media with you. Insert these before starting on your project and remember to save regularly.  Please ask for assistance if you are not sure how to save a file. The library Computer Use Process is listed below.

Computer Use Process

The patron computers provide access to the Internet, office productivity software, library printers, and a variety of other resource software, which support the curriculum of the college. The computers are primarily provided to support class-related assignments and priority will be given to that purpose.
The patron computers may be used by currently enrolled Angelina College students, faculty, and staff, as well as to those that live within the College’s service area.  AC students, faculty and staff are given priority.
Computer equipment is provided for the use of the college community. Patrons are responsible for all charges accrued using any computer resource. Time limits on patron computers will be determined as needed.
The library reserves the right to impose time and other usage limits in order to provide priority access for students on class-related assignments.
Computers may only be reserved by AC faculty or staff, on an occasional basis, for class-related work. Patrons will be held accountable for damage to any equipment.

Patrons are prohibited from altering any program, setting, or data. Never use any college-provided computing resource to view or transmit obscene or pornographic material or anything illegal, threatening or deliberately destructive— even a joke. A patron is personally responsible for his/her actions in accessing and utilizing the library’s computer resources. Usage is a privilege, not a right, and may be revoked if abused. Repeated misuse of the workstations may result in usage being denied.

Does the library have Wi-Fi internet access?

AC Wi-Fi internet access is only available to students and employees of Angelina College, as well as invited visitors. Please refer to the AC WiFi instructions for required login information. Wi-Fi printing is not available.  (Print jobs must be sent from one of the library patron computers to one of the library service desk printers.)

Does the library have printers available?

Documents are sent to the printers at the service desk. If you are a student or employee of Angelina College, black and white printouts are $0.10 per page; color printouts are $0.25 per page. If you are a not a student or employee of Angelina College, black and white printouts are $0.25 per page; color printouts are $0.50 per page. You are responsible for all pages that you send to the printerBe sure that your document printed before closing your program. If you wish to save documents, you should bring your own USB drive or other recordable media with you. Insert these before starting on your project and remember to save regularly.  Please ask for assistance if you are not sure how to save a file or have questions about printing.

What other services does the library offer?

There is a document scanner available on the first floor, as well as a mobile device charging station, and there are three group study rooms available on the second floor. The library Study Room Process is listed below. Other services for AC students and employees include spiral binding with plastic rings, and lamination of items up to 25” wide, and one Student Access Services computer on the first floor.

Study Room Process

The study rooms of the AC Library are provided to give Angelina College students, faculty and staff a site for collaborative study and research. The study rooms are primarily provided for groups of three or more AC students.

One or two people may use a room, but may be asked to vacate if all rooms are full and a group requests the room. Community patrons that live within the College’s service area are allowed to use the study rooms, but must vacate immediately if an AC patron group needs the room and no other rooms are available.

Use of the rooms is limited to two-hour periods and users must check in at the service desk. Angelina College students and employees can reserve a study room one week in advance. Reservations will only be held for 15 minutes past the scheduled reservation time. After the initial two hours of usage, all library patrons may return to the service desk and request an extension for an additional two hours. This request must be made immediately at the end of the first two hours. If no other library patron needs to use the room, the prior room occupant may stay, but may be asked to vacate if another library patron requests the room and no other rooms are available.
Excessive noise by a group may result in the group being asked to leave. Repeated misuse of the study rooms may result in usage being denied or disciplinary action taken.

What is reserve material?

Reserve material takes many forms (books, articles, notes, videos, models) and is kept at the library service desk. Instructors place items on reserve to ensure that all students have access to the material.

What is the procedure for checking out material?

If you are an Angelina College student or employee, bring your AC I.D. and the items you wish to check-out to the library service desk. If you are not an Angelina College student or employee, bring your State-issued photo I.D. and the items you wish to check-out to the library service desk. If your fine record is clear and you have no overdue items, the materials will be checked-out to you. A date due slip attached to the item will indicate when to return the material. The library Circulation Process is listed below.

Circulation Process

Borrowing privileges are extended to Angelina College students, faculty, and staff as well as to Community patrons that live within the College’s service area. However, fees are levied for late, lost, and damaged materials. Proper identification must be presented to the library staff at the time of check out.

Loan limits and loan periods may be overridden as determined by the librarians. Fines accrue from the date due, including weekends and holidays. A book drop is available at the front of the library for after-hours returns. If an item is not found, the item is considered lost and the patron will be billed accordingly.

Where do I return items?

Books should be returned to the first floor circulation desk or the outside library book drop.  The book drop is located on the outer wall of the library to the left of the main entrance.  To prevent possible damage, please return non-print materials inside.

If Angelina College Library does not have the materials I am looking for, is it possible to borrow the materials from another library?

Yes, it is possible to borrow the materials from another library by utilizing TexShare card services. Refer to the TexShare Card Process listed below.

TexShare Card Process

Angelina College Library participates in resource sharing with many other Texas libraries through membership in TexShare. TexShare is a consortium of Texas libraries joining together to share print and electronic materials, purchase online resources, and combine staff expertise. TexShare cards are available to Angelina College faculty, staff, currently enrolled students, and Community patrons that live within the College’s service area.

How should I go about donating materials to the library?

See the library Gift Process listed below.

Gift Process

The Angelina College Library’s Gift Process complies with the gifts policy as written in the College’s policies and procedures manual. Please note that all gifts to the College must be accepted by the President of the College on behalf of the Board of Trustees, and that all gifts, “must contribute to the College District’s basic mission and purpose and enhance overall College District resources without undue budgetary expenditures or constraint.”

What else should I know about the library?

  1. The first floor is an activity/reference floor; the second floor is a quiet study floor.
  2. No eating or use of tobacco products is permitted in the library. Only drinks with secure, sealable lids (such as screw-top lids, no-spill mugs) are permitted. No drinks should be placed near the computers!
  3. Cellular phones should be set to silent/vibrate and should be used outside the library.
  4. Please do not reshelve books. Leave them on tables or in the bins provided.

Off-Campus Login Credentials for Online Library Resources

  • Student Username:
    • The last 3 digits of your student ID number, the first letter of your first name, and your entire last name with no spaces and no capital letters (ex. 789jsmith)
  • Student Password:
    • Your entire student ID number (ex: 123456789)
  • Employee Username:
    • The first letter of your first name, and your entire last name with no
    • spaces and no capital letters (ex. jsmith)
  • Employee Password:
    • Your 8-digit birthdate (ex: 09011968)

Core Curriculum

What is the Core?

The purpose of the core curriculum is to ensure that Texas undergraduate students enrolled in public institutions of higher education will develop the essential knowledge and skills they need in order to be successful in college, in a career, in their communities, and in life. The core curriculum facilitates the transfer of lower-division course credit among public colleges, universities, and health-related institutions throughout the state.

Core classes taken at AC should transfer to any public college or university in Texas.

What are the Core Curriculum classes?

Component Area

AC Course(s)

1.  Communication (6 credit hours)

ENGL 1301, 1302, 2311

2. Mathematics (3 credit hours)

MATH 1314, 1324, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1414, 2412, 2413

3. Life & Physical Sciences (6 credit hours)

BIOL 1322, 146, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2404, 2420, CHEM 1305, 1411, 1412, GEOL 1403, PHYS 1305, 1401, 1402, 2425, 2426

4. Language, Philosophy & Culture (3 credit hours)

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2341, SPAN 2311, 2312

5. Creative Arts (3 credit hours)

ARTS 1301, DRAM 1310, MUSI 1307, 1310

6. American History (6 credit hours)

HIST 1301, 1302

7. Government/Political Science

GOVT 2305, 2306

8. Social and Behavioral Science (3 credit hours)

ECON 2301, PSYC 2301, 2314, SOCI 1301

9. Component Area Option (6 credit hours)

1 course from: SPCH 1315, 1318, 1321, EDUC 1300, PSYC 1300)

1 course from: HIST 2311, 2312, MATH 1325, CHEM 1105, PHYS 1105 and/or any course listed in component 2, 3, 4 and 8