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Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses

Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses
The Austin Community College District (ACC) is preparing its campuses in the event of an emergency with a series of drills Monday, February 2 – Friday, February 6. ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week each semester to educate students, faculty, and staff on the best actions to take if an emergency were to...

Meet ACC’s new alumni director: MaryAnn Cicala

Meet ACC’s new alumni director: MaryAnn Cicala
Austin Community College has hired MaryAnn Cicala as its new full-time director of alumni. Cicala will develop and lead initiatives to connect with and support ACC’s vast international alumni network, while helping the college benefit from the experience and expertise they represent. “We want to support...

Run/walk “fore” student scholarships at Fairway 5K March 1

Run/walk “fore” student scholarships at Fairway 5K March 1
Grab your friends and head to Riverside Golf Course Sunday, March 1, to have fun and raise money for student scholarships at the inaugural ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk. “ACC’s first Fairway 5K promises to be a healthy and fun way to raise funds that can have a life-changing impact on our...

Student tax credit info: Learn how to receive your 1098-T faster

Student tax credit info: Learn how to receive your 1098-T faster
Based on your eligibility, you may qualify for an educational tax credit on your federal income tax return this year. Retrieve your 1098-T form to find out. ACC will mail the Form 1098-T to your official address by January 31. The form is also available on the college website through Online Services if...

ACC hosts transfer events for students

ACC hosts transfer events for students
Partnering universities will visit ACC campuses to provide next-step options Austin Community College students looking to transfer to a 4-year university will have several opportunities this spring semester to discuss the transfer process, admission requirements, and programs of study with several...

Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19

Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19
Austin Community College has extended open registration through midnight Monday, January 19, to allow students to enroll in spring semester classes. The semester begins Tuesday, January 20 with the start of 16-week and first short session classes. Additional short session classes starting later in...

Celebrate Community College Day Feb. 3; students invited to join delegation

Celebrate Community College Day Feb. 3; students invited to join delegation
Austin Community College students will get an in-depth view of the legislative process and advocate on behalf of issues critical to higher education at Community College Day at the Texas Capitol, Tuesday, February 3. Sponsored by the Texas Association of Community Colleges, the event brings together...

ACCelerator math course enrollment grows 43 percent & boosts success

ACCelerator math course enrollment grows 43 percent & boosts success
Austin Community College’s newly redesigned developmental math course is showing promising results – providing a pathway to success in an area that presents the biggest challenge for college students across the country. “About 40 percent of students entering community colleges aren’t prepared for...

Run or walk for ACC scholarships March 1

Run or walk for ACC scholarships March 1
Grab your running shoes and hit the Riverside Golf Course (1020 Grove Blvd., Austin) to help support ACC students at the ACC Fairway 5k Cross Country Run & Walk Sunday, March 1, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Participants may run or walk a 5K or 1K course. Please note that the cross country routes are on...

Countdown to register for spring classes

Countdown to register for spring classes
There is less than a week left to register for ACC classes starting in January. Open registration ends 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 14. Classes begin Tuesday, January 20. ACC offers more than 235 degree and certificate programs in more than 100 fields of study. Classes are offered online and on campus, with...

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