The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Read some important information for online students for Fall of 2018.
Textbooks for Internet courses are only available at the Allegheny Campus Bookstore and can be purchased either in person or online. CCAC Bookstores will not accept orders over the phone.In order to purchase your textbooks, you will need to have your course number and section (e.g. PSY 101 AIN1) or a copy of your course schedule.
Blackboard is CCAC's course management system used for online learning courses. Please refer to the Internet QuickStart Guide for directions and assistance accessing Blackboard. For additional details see Blackboard Information.
To access Blackboard:
Online Learning will mail a letter to your home address which will include:
ServiceDesk will not have access to registration information until 24 hours after registration. Students may contact ServiceDesk by phone, email or voicemail at any time at 412.237.8700. Please do not leave a voicemail and send an email regarding the same issue.
Please take a moment to orient yourself with Blackboard by accessing the Start Here: Getting Started in OL course site. This course site will provide valuable information on starting the semester and familiarizing you with the Blackboard System. Please Note: You will not have access to your course sites in Blackboard until the first day of the semester.
CCAC Academic Email Information
A CCAC academic email account is created for you automatically. All students using Blackboard are required to use their CCAC academic email account for all course related communication. Instructors may ignore course related email from any personal email account.To access your CCAC Academic Email account:
Email support is available at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 412.237.8700.
Normal support hours