Ad Astra

Our mission at ACC is to promote student success. This idea drives our decision making at every level — even room scheduling.

Astra Schedule is a web-based scheduling tool that integrates with an institution’s student information system to optimize and analyze space utilization, create “what if” scenarios, manage rooms for classes, events, resources.

Ad Astra provides us with enhanced analytics that can optimize room usage across the Austin Community College District. The system makes event and section scheduling efficient and effective for Campus Managers.

How do I access Ad Astra Schedule?

At the top of ACC’s website, click on Faculty & Staff, then click the Resources link at the top of the page under the Popular Resources list. The Room Request (Ad Astra Room Scheduling System) link is listed in the MOST USED section. This link is also listed in the MyACC Apps/Tools list.

Alternatively, use the following quick link: www.austincc.edu/roomrequest. You can also bookmark this page for easy access.

Ad Astra Strategic Scheduling Resources:

Strategic Scheduling Steering Committee Site

Ad Astra Academic Planning Resource Center

ACC Standard Meeting Times

Ad Astra Academic Room Scheduling Preferences Worksheet

Ad Astra Social Distancing Room Chart – Spring & Summer 2022

Ad Astra General Purpose Classrooms and Conference Rooms (4/12/2022)

Training Materials and Reference:

Ad Astra TLED Professional Development Training Modules

Ad Astra Schedule Reports Guide – Deans and Dept. Chairs

ACC Ad Astra Overview (Dept. Chair, Admin, Guest)

ACC Ad Astra Scheduler (Campus Manager & Admin)

ACC Ad Astra Room Records (Campus Managers, Admin Schedulers)

Managing Room Usage Rules in Ad Astra (Campus Managers)

Events FREQ Work Flow Chart

Ad Astra Academic Scheduling Rollover Process Flow Chart (DRAFT 6-4-19)

Academic Scheduling CHANGE Process Flow Chart (DRAFT 6-4-19)

Ad Astra Schedule Help Center

Ad Astra Strategic Solutions Tools (Formerly Platinum Analytics):

Monitor

Align

Predict

More information about Ad Astra, recorded webinars, and articles:

www.aais.com

Sample Reports:

ACC District Ad Astra Reports

South Austin (Pilot Campus) Ad Astra Reports

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