Current Students


Here’s where you can find connections that enhance your college experience – from scholarships to internships and many points between.

Interested in becoming more than just a face in the crowd?

Ready to make more connections between your degree and the industry?

Explore great ways to connect here – whether it be through internships or student groups, you’ll find a variety of activities and resources available to you to support and expand your learning experience.


VisCom students are encouraged to make an appointment to meet with a department advisor. Advisors will be able to describe the various degrees, answer your questions, and assist you in mapping out a course schedule. They can also help you with possible transfer credits from other schools and ensure you are meeting all the requirements to graduate.

Jennifer Jones

Email to request an online advising appointment.

Open Lab Hours and Tutoring

The Highland campus ACCelerator has Macs with Adobe software available. See more information about the ACCelerator labs here.

VisCom Remote Tutoring for Spring 2022
To be determined, update coming soon



Visual Communication awards four scholarships to VisCom students: the Edwina Fredlund Traverso Endowed Scholarship, the Ben Clough Endowed Scholarship, the Didi Stuart Endowed Scholarship in the Graphic Arts, and the Visual Communication Endowed Scholarship. The number of awards and the dollar amount is based on the funds available each year.


To apply, fill out the general scholarship application.

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Student Groups


Has anyone urged you to network for success? Are you looking for leadership opportunities while in school? Consider joining the AIGA/ACC Student Group! As part of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the oldest and largest professional design organization, AIGA/ACC was founded to create opportunities for students to get involved in the local design community. In addition, members can access a network of people and resources, develop greater sense of community among peers, and build valuable leadership skills necessary in the professional world.

As an ACC student, joining AIGA automatically makes you a member of the group. After choosing your membership level, you will select your local chapter and be given the option to choose a student group. You will then be entitled to all the benefits of AIGA, as well as AIGA Austin and AIGA/ACC.

Follow us on Facebook for news and up-to-date information on upcoming events.

Contact AIGA/ACC Faculty Advisors Breanna Whitener or Kim Greyer for more details.


Informal internships

There are many advantages to participation in an internship, including acquiring real-world work experience and developing useful employment contacts. We offer a three-credit internship course, IMED-2388 every semester. For more information, email Kim Greyer at

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