Whether you’re interested in Culinary Arts or Pastry Arts or becoming an Entrepreneur, you are about to embark on a journey that will prepare you for a competitive job market. You will find we offer a well‐rounded, comprehensive education to get you industry-ready. Good Luck!
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Culinary Arts Advising Information
Students wanting to take Culinary and Pastry courses will need to submit a student petition after completing all the admission steps including meeting with an Area of Study (AoS) Specialist/Academic Advisor to ensure their major has been updated and their record is in good standing.
Spring 2022 Advising & Registration
Advising – Monday, October 4th – Friday, January 14th
Registration – Current/Former Students – Monday, October 18th
New Students – Monday, November 1st
Please visit the Prospective Students page for additional information.
Important Semester Dates
16 Weeks: August 23rd – December 12th
1st-8 Weeks: August 23rd – October 17th
2nd-8 Weeks: October 18th – December 12th
Winter Break: December 22nd – December 31st
|1st 8 Weeks||Aug 22nd||Sept 1st||Sept 3rd|
|16 Weeks||Aug 22nd||Sept 13th||Sept 20th|
|2nd 8 Weeks||Oct. 17th||Oct. 27th||Oct. 29th|
1st-8 Weeks: Oct. 11th
16 Weeks: Nov. 18th
2nd-8 Weeks: Dec. 6th
16 Weeks: January 18th – May 15th
1st-8 Weeks: January 18th – March 13th
2nd-8 Weeks: March 21st – May 15th
Spring Break: Marcy 14th – March 18th
|1st 8 Weeks||Jan. 17th||Jan. 27th||Jan. 31st|
|16 Weeks||Jan. 17th||Feb. 2nd||Feb. 14th|
|2nd 8 Weeks||March 20th||March 30th||April 2st|
1st-8 Weeks: March 7th
16 Weeks: April 25th
2nd-8 Weeks: May 9th
Culinary Arts Fall 2021 Orientation
New Culinary and Pastry students (and Hospitality students registering for CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation) are required to participate in Culinary Arts Orientation before the start of the semester to learn about program expectations, uniforms, and tools, along with lab and communication etiquette. A tour will be given at the end of the presentation.
Join us on
Thursday, December 9th
from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
in Highland Campus, Bldg 2000, Rm 1318 (lab kitchen)
Contact the Culinary Arts Department with questions or concerns
Culinary and Pastry Arts Club
Where can you find a place to meet your fellow culinary/pastry arts students, network, learn about volunteer opportunities and participate in fun, educational activities? Come check out our new ACC Culinary/Pastry Arts Club! We are geared to students/alumni of the ACC Culinary & Pastry Arts Programs, but any ACC Students with an interest in culinary/pastry arts are welcome to join us. Visit ACC Student Life Organization page to sign-up for the Club.