“As telecommunications shrink the world, access to college expands.” So says Atlantic Cape Community College which offers online associate’s degrees to a widening student community. Catering to self-driven independent learners who work on their schedule to complete each course requirements. Interaction within the ‘classroom’ is encouraged, the work is self-paced. Online associate’s degrees available include business administration, general studies, criminal justice, computer applications and programming with database design and development option, office systems technology, english, psychology, social science, education with options for preschool–grade 3, elementary/middle school and secondary and child development. Materials are offered through the online bookstore and technical support is always available. Additional student services and resources include academic advising and tutoring, counseling, library access and career development or transfer assistance.