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ACC Puts Finishing Touches on Hays Campus; Student Registration Open

ACC Puts Finishing Touches on Hays Campus; Student Registration Open
Major construction work is complete for the new Austin Community College Hays Campus, set to open in January. It is the first community college campus in Hays County and is expected to enroll nearly 1,000 students in the spring. “Our family has watched the campus go up since the groundbreaking last year,...

October 2013 – Hays Campus Update

October 2013 – Hays Campus Update
Construction is substantially complete as of Sept. 26, 2013. We received certificates from the City of Kyle and Gensler Architects to certify completion. During the first couple weeks of October, representatives of the design and construction team and ACC met for many hours over many days to walk through...

September 2013 – Hays Campus Update

September 2013 – Hays Campus Update
We are on schedule and on budget as of this month! Construction is about 90 percent complete, and we are slowly ramping down staffing at the Hays Campus construction site. There are 140 employees representing 67 sub-contractors working on a daily basis to complete the campus in time for the spring...

Community Celebration Marks Grand Opening of Elgin Campus

Community Celebration Marks Grand Opening of Elgin Campus
See a slideshow of images from the event at the bottom of this posting. In November 2011, stormy skies forced the groundbreaking for the Austin Community College Elgin Campus to move indoors. But it was all sunshine for the celebration marking the campus’s grand opening on August 29. Hundreds of people...

ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Elgin Campus Aug. 29

ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Elgin Campus Aug. 29
Faculty, staff, students, and the community are invited to take part in the grand opening of ACC’s Elgin Campus (1501 W. US Hwy 290) on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. | RSVP to RSVP@austincc.edu or (512) 223.7595. In addition to refreshments and musical performances, the event will feature...

July 2013 – Hays Campus Update

July 2013 – Hays Campus Update
Construction is about 75 percent complete, and we have reached peak staffing at the Hays Campus construction site. There are 165 workers representing 60 sub-contractors working on a daily basis to complete the campus in time for the spring semester. On the exterior work, all brick and limestone has been set...

June 2013 – Elgin Campus Update

June 2013 – Elgin Campus Update
The ACC Elgin Campus is substantially complete, with some remaining touch-up work. The majority of the furniture has been installed and the remaining furniture for the library is being installed in late June and mid-July. Computers, biology equipment, building equipment, library books, etc. delivery and...

June 2013 – Hays Campus Update

June 2013 – Hays Campus Update
With construction 65 percent complete, we are nearing a milestone this month. Pedernales Electric Cooperative will connect power so air conditioners can operate, allowing workers to install interior wall and floor finishes more quickly. We are nearing the peak staffing onsite daily — 140 workers...

ACC Hosts College Fair at New Elgin Campus June 1

ACC Hosts College Fair at New Elgin Campus June 1
Austin Community College will host a college fair at the new Elgin Campus Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event gives prospective students, parents, and the community an opportunity to tour the campus and explore college and career training programs. Attendees can meet with admissions staff...

April 2013 – Hays Campus Update

April 2013 – Hays Campus Update
Northwest Exterior of Hays Campus in April 2013. Construction is moving along well. The project is about 40 percent complete. There are more than 130 workers on-site every day, representing 12 subcontractors. The building is being “dried in.” Three subcontractors are continuing to erect exterior...

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