News and Information

Star Party

We had a fabulous time at the Star Party, and for once the skies were clear enough for us to see the stars!

sunspot hunters fossils and rocks
Sunspot Hunters Rocks and Fossils
Jupiter and three moons balance
Jupiter and Three Moons Through the Telescope Balancing

Our next Star Party will be in the fall of 2015.


Society of Physics Students

The Austin Community College Society of Physics Students is a chapter of a national organization that is designed for students with an interest in physics. They meet several times a month to explore internship opportunities, discuss various physics topics, host guest speakers, plan field trips and experiments, and to enjoy the company of others who love physics.

Contact ACC SPS at, or visit their Facebook page at

SPS Study Groups for Spring 2015

SPS would like to form Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus study groups for the spring semester. If you are interested, please contact SPS - or check us out on Facebook -


Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students in Physics

The Nucleus, a digital collection of information for Physics students, has a comprehensive listing of research experiences for undergraduate students in Physics. Many of these opportunities are open to freshman and sophomores. Check out this link for more information.

The Nucleus is maintained by the National Society of Physics Students.


Information and Resources for Students and Counselors

Looking for more information or resources? Visit the Resources and Information page.


Planning to Transfer to a Four-Year College?

Do you want to know how your ACC classes will transfer to some of the nearby colleges and universities? Transfer guides are available for:

ACC's Transfer Resources page is a good source of information about universities, degrees, course equivalencies and other resources. The University of Texas at Austin has a UT transfer guide for Austin Community College students.


Interested in Environmental Science or Geology?

Visit the Geology website at Check out Environmental Sciences and Technology at


Students are amazied by science!ACCHaoS

What is ACCHaoS? Check out our website at!

Coming soon to a school (or a Star Party!) near you.....



Updated: April 6, 2015