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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...

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...

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...

Elgin Campus Remains Closed to Non-Essential Visitors

Elgin Campus Remains Closed to Non-Essential Visitors
This is a reminder that the Elgin Campus remains closed to all non-essential visitors until further notice. This includes all ACC employees, students, and the public. If your duties require you to be on the Elgin Campus, please contact Project Manager Pamela Collier (709.3975) or Project Coordinator Susan...

January 2013 — Elgin Campus Update

January 2013 — Elgin Campus Update
Work is progressing on ACC’s Elgin Campus in advance of a planned opening this fall. Here is the latest: Brickwork is being completed. Exterior curtain wall windows, metal wall panels, and insulation are nearly complete. Interior walls are being finished and painted. The ceramic tile floors in the...

September 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

September 2012 – Elgin Campus Update
The Elgin Campus is on schedule to open for the fall 2013 semester as construction work continues to advance. Here are some updates: The site utility connections are being finalized. The water connection to Aqua Water Supply Corp. has been completed. Gas service is nearly complete, as is the electric power...

August 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

August 2012 – Elgin Campus Update
Site work: The vast majority of the site paving is complete. Only some driveway leave-outs for utility pathways, the service driveway at the building, and some sidewalks/walkways remaining to be poured. The deceleration lane on Highway 290 westbound has been completed. The state Transportation Department...

July 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

July 2012 – Elgin Campus Update
The steel structure is complete except for a few miscellaneous steel members and roofing details. The exterior walls are being constructed, and the look and feel of the building is beginning to take shape. The roofing and exterior building brick will begin at the end of July. Mechanical yard masonry veneer...

Elgin Campus Topping Out Celebration Marks Construction Milestone

Elgin Campus Topping Out Celebration Marks Construction Milestone
The Austin Community College District is celebrating a milestone in the construction of its new Elgin Campus. On June 1, ACC and Skanska USA, the construction manager, marked the project’s “topping out,” signifying the safe and successful completion of the facility’s main framework. Prior to...

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