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Tuition payment deadline postponed due to technical issues

Posted on Wed, 12/12/2018 - 6:37pm

Austin Community College has extended its December 12 spring 2019 tuition deadline to 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, due to reports of payment system technical issues. No students will be dropped from classes for non-payment during this time. The... Continue reading


ACC hosts Establishing Shots fall showcase, 12/12

Posted on Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:00pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, faculty, and the community to ‘Establishing Shots’ Wednesday, December 12, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Northridge Campus (11928 Stonehollow Dr.) for a special screening of student video projects. Radio-... Continue reading


New zero-cost textbook program saves ACC students more than $2.1 million

Posted on Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:04pm

Austin Community College students are saving millions of dollars in textbooks costs through new course and degree options known as Z-degrees and zero textbook cost (ZTC) classes. The courses use zero-cost learning materials called open educational... Continue reading


Expanded student support services during finals and winter break

Posted on Thu, 12/06/2018 - 4:42pm

Between final exams, registration, and the holidays, the end of the year can be challenging for some students and the Student Services team is doing what it can to help students succeed. expanded accelerator hours_600x306.png... Continue reading


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Blackboard down Dec. 20-21

Posted on Thu, 12/06/2018 - 8:50am

Austin Community College’s Blackboard environment will be unavailable from 8 a.m. Thursday, December 20, until 5 p.m. Friday, December 21. During this time, users will not be able to access the system. The downtime is necessary to install major... Continue reading


Travis County Brown Santa Program 2018

ACC delivers more than 4,300 books to Brown Santa Program

Posted on Wed, 12/05/2018 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College (ACC) delivered more than 4,300 books, puzzles, and games to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa Program Wednesday, December 5. Sponsored by the ACC Student Government Association, the book drive benefits children... Continue reading


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ACC celebrates more than 3,100 students at fall commencement

Posted on Wed, 12/05/2018 - 9:27am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will celebrate its summer and fall graduates during commencement 6 p.m. Friday, December 14, at Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). When: Friday, December 14Where: Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River... Continue reading


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Visual Communication Department hosts Fall 2018 Student Portfolio Show

Posted on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:58am

Austin Community College invites students, employees, and the community to the Visual Communication Department’s Fall 2018 Student Portfolio Showcase 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).... Continue reading


ACC hosts Juried Student Art Exhibition

Posted on Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:46am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 2018/2019 Juried Art Exhibition featuring more than 50 works of art from ACC students including sculpture, photography, ceramics, printmaking, drawing, and painting. A reception will be... Continue reading


Celebrate the Holidays: ACC celebrates different cultures with La Chorale De Noël

Posted on Wed, 11/28/2018 - 1:23pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, their families, and the community to The Foreign Language Department’s annual French holiday celebration La Chorale De Noël, Sunday December 2 at 4 p.m. at the Northridge Campus Auditorium building... Continue reading


Still time to buy from ACC Boots & Bats art auction

Posted on Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:38am

Austin Community College invites you to bid on one-of-a-kind artwork to support student scholarships. More than 25 pieces from the Boots & Bats Gala live auction are still available and now open for the community to bid on. Works include... Continue reading


ACC collects children's books for Brown Santa Program

Posted on Tue, 11/20/2018 - 8:35am

Austin Community College (ACC) is collecting donations for its annual “I Can Read!” children’s book drive benefiting the Travis County Sheriff’s Office’s Brown Santa Program for families in need. “It’s important to remember that everyone is not as... Continue reading


ACC Trustees approve election results and order Place 8 runoff

Posted on Mon, 11/19/2018 - 2:03pm

Austin Community College’s Board of Trustees approved results of the November 6 general election and called for a runoff for Place 8 during a special meeting Monday, November 19. According to the official election results, incumbent trustees Dr.... Continue reading


ACC closes for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted on Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:59am

Austin Community College (ACC) will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22. All offices and campuses will reopen Monday, November 26. During the break, Campus Police will remain available and may be reached at 512-223-7999 in... Continue reading


ACC student soars in NASA's scholar program

Posted on Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:10am

If you spoke to Austin Community College student Laura Colten last year, her story would sound a lot different. "I am a mother of three. I was skeptical about starting over and going back to school,” says Colten. “Would I have enough time? Will my... Continue reading


ACC searches for performers for National Day of Racial Healing

Posted on Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:33am

Austin Community College (ACC) calls for participants in observance of the National Day of Racial Healing. Falling in line with this year’s theme “What’s Your Story?”, applications from faculty, staff, and community members are being accepted to... Continue reading


F1 racer Lewis Hamilton celebrating his 2015 win at COTA with trophy in hand and confetti falling around him

Follow the Journey: ACC professor & students capture official COTA photos for F1

Posted on Thu, 10/18/2018 - 4:41pm

Since the first checkered flag waved at Formula 1 (F1) in Austin, Austin Community College (ACC) adjunct professor of photography Keith Rizzo has been there to capture every moment. On Sunday, October 21, the grandstands and grass seats at Circuit... Continue reading


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A Message From IT: Maintenance Schedule

Posted on Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:10am

Austin Community College’s IT Infrastructure Services will perform required maintenance in the Service Center data center 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 21. This work will cause outages for Blackboard, Web, telephone, ERP, and other systems... Continue reading


ACC Highland Veterans Resource Center flag display with military and national flags on flag poles.

ACC hosts a reading & discussion series for veterans & community

Posted on Tue, 10/16/2018 - 1:42pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts Veteran’s Voices, a reading and discussion series for veterans and the community. Events will be 4 to 6 p.m. October 25, November 1, and November 8 at the ACC Highland Veterans Resource Center, Building... Continue reading


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ACC intramural sports season begins

Posted on Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:07am

Games are underway for ACC’s fall intramural sports.  Sponsored by the ACC Student Life Office, intramurals are open to all ACC students and include women’s volleyball, co-ed softball, basketball, soccer, and more. “Intramurals are a great way to... Continue reading


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ACC Communication Studies hosts second annual COMMS Week

Posted on Mon, 10/08/2018 - 3:55pm

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to several communication events as part of the second annual ACC COMMS Week, hosted by the Communications Program. PechaKucha contest A student speech contest will be Tuesday, October 9, starting at 7 p.m. at... Continue reading


ACC Nursing Program named ‘Best of the Best’

Posted on Fri, 10/05/2018 - 2:25pm

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Nursing Program was named 2018 Best of the Best among area nursing programs by the Austin American-Statesman.   The winners were voted on by the community in an online poll.“This is an incredible recognition from our... Continue reading


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ACC hosts the 13th annual Golf Scramble

Posted on Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:43am

Registration is underway for Austin Community College’s (ACC) 13th annual Golf Scramble Friday, October 12, at Riverside Golf Course (1020 Grove Blvd.). The Golf Scramble benefits the college’s Student Emergency Fund, which helps students who are... Continue reading


ACC Financial Aid Week is October 1 through October 6

Financial Aid Week offers workshops, scavenger hunt, prizes

Posted on Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:51am

The Financial Aid Office invites students to participate in ACC Financial Aid Week, with free activities ranging from student aid application workshops and a scavenger hunt offering prizes.ACC Financial Aid Week coincides with the release of the new... Continue reading


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What faculty and students need to know now

Posted on Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:23am

With the fall semester moving forward rapidly, students can run into financial roadblocks that affect their academic success. Austin Community College (ACC) has several ways to support students. Additional funding and a new streamlined emergency... Continue reading


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First Day and Z-Degree Programs help students save big on textbooks

Posted on Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:23am

ACC is helping students save hundreds of thousands of dollars on textbooks through the college’s First Day and Z-Degree programs, which provide deep discounts and zero-cost digital class materials respectively. In the first two semesters, the First... Continue reading


Ballet Folklorico dancers perform on stage at 11th annual Diez y Seis celebration at ACC Riverside.

ACC honors Hispanic heritage at Díez y Seis celebration

Posted on Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:47pm

The Austin Community College District celebrated its 11th annual Díez y Seis event on Monday, September 17, at Riverside Campus.Hundreds joined the festivities which featured traditional food, music from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and... Continue reading


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ACC trustees adopt 2018-19 tax rate

Posted on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:40am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees adopted a $0.1048 (10.48 cents) property tax rate for fiscal year 2018-19 on Monday, September 10. The $0.004 increase over last year is due to the issuance of the final voter-approved... Continue reading


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Celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution at Signing Day event, 9/18

Posted on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:26am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the 11th annual Constitution Signing Day event honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution Tuesday, September 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Rm. 8500 (3101 Webberville Rd.). Attendees... Continue reading


folklorico dancers performing at ACC Diez y Seis celebration

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at Díez y Seis event, 9/17

Posted on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 9:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its 11th annual Díez y Seis event Monday, September 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.).  Former Texas Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, who served in the... Continue reading


Pell Grant funding now available in the summer

Posted on Thu, 02/22/2018 - 4:10pm

Current Austin Community College (ACC) students can begin to apply for additional Pell Grant funding now available for summer courses. Funding is accessible for students who have used their entire financial aid award during the fall and spring... Continue reading