Administrative Rules

Subject: Sustainable Construction and College Operations AR# 3.09.001
Based on Board Policy: C-9, Sustainable Practices
Approved by Council/President: Administrative Services Council
Date Approved/Amended: 10/15/2009

Value Statement  

The Austin Community College District (“ACC” or “the College”) is committed to minimizing its impact on the environment, reducing its dependence on non-renewable resources, and providing educational leadership in conservation efforts. 

Administrative Rule 

The College will ensure that all current and proposed construction, renovation, maintenance, and operations support district-wide sustainability goals.  The College will promote the principles of efficiency and sustainability in its curricula at all levels where consistent with the course of instruction. 


Sustainability:  The ability of the College to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. 

Operations:  Activities that support the ongoing functions of the College, both directly and indirectly, including: 

·         Energy and water usage

·         Employee and student transportation

·         Recycling and waste management

·         Purchasing practices


President/CEO:   Stephen B. Kinslow Date:  11/03/09