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Elgin Residents Get Registration Round Up

Elgin Residents Get Registration Round Up
Austin Community College is holding a Registration Round Up for Elgin residents interested in taking college classes in the spring semester. The Round Up is 4-7 p.m. December 6-7 at the ACC Elgin Center, 902 W. Second St. Admission, assessment testing, financial aid, and registration assistance will be...

September Elgin Campus Update

September Elgin Campus Update
On August 29, the Elgin Planning & Zoning Committee approved the conceptual plat. The hearing for the preliminary plat is scheduled for September 26, and the hearing for the final plat is scheduled for October 24. The design team continues to move forward with the design documentation. The civil site...

ACC Set to Break Ground on New Elgin Campus

ACC Set to Break Ground on New Elgin Campus
Tuesday, November 15 | 10:00 a.m. | 1501 U.S. Highway 290 (Austin, Texas) – The Austin Community College District will partner with the Elgin community to host a groundbreaking celebration for the new ACC Elgin Campus on November 15th at 10 a.m., 1501 U.S. Highway 290. “This will be ACC’s 9th...

July/August 2011 Elgin Campus Update

July/August 2011 Elgin Campus Update
On August 1, the design team completed the design development drawings and specifications. The campus will feature a three-story brick-and-curtain wall structure of approximately 65,000 gross square feet. This first phase of the campus is expected to accommodate 1,200 students upon opening, with capacity...

April 2011 Elgin Campus Update

April 2011 Elgin Campus Update
Facility programming and consulting completed the Elgin Campus building program in March. This program consists of all of the spaces to be included in the building, with definition of each. Details include square footage of rooms, adjacencies, mechanical/electrical/plumbing requirements, room finishes, and...

February 2011 Elgin Campus Update

February 2011 Elgin Campus Update
The Elgin Campus programming and master planning phases are currently in progress and expected to be completed in early March. Additional surveying of the topography and trees is also in progress. Once programming and master planning are complete, the schematic design of the site and building will begin. The...

Elgin Center Registration Roundup May 9-12

Elgin Center Registration Roundup May 9-12
Summer semester registration is under way, and Elgin residents can get assistance with admissions, assessment testing, and enrollment during the Elgin Center Registration Roundup May 9-12. The Elgin Center is located at Elgin Elementary South (902 W. Second St.). “The center is an important higher...

Registration Roundup for New Elgin Center February 1

Registration Roundup for New Elgin Center February 1
The Austin Community College District will offer courses at the new ACC Elgin Center this spring. Residents can enroll now or during a Registration Roundup 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 1, at the Elgin Center, 902 W. Second St. College representatives will be available to provide one-stop assistance with...

ACC Board Certifies Annexation Election Results

ACC Board Certifies Annexation Election Results
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees certified the results of the November 2 annexation elections during a special meeting Wednesday evening. Final vote tallies indicate annexation into the ACC District passed in Elgin ISD by 61 percent, or 2,499 to 1,570. In Hays CISD, 59 percent of...

ACC Annexation Passes in Elgin & Hays School Districts

ACC Annexation Passes in Elgin & Hays School Districts
Voters in two communities approved annexation into the Austin Community College District during elections held Tuesday, November 2, 2010. As a result, the Elgin and Hays school districts will soon be home to new ACC campuses. “Elgin ISD and Hays CISD are now full partners in the regional ACC District,”...

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