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Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Week 2022: It Takes Everyone!

Posted on 01/14/2022 - 3:14pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites students, faculty, staff, and community partners for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Week 2022, Monday, January 17 through Friday, January 21. The events include workshops, film...

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ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted on 01/14/2022 - 8:41am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The college’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) Campus Center will host a virtual remembrance event in honor of...

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ACC Expanding Career Scholars: Get up to $5,000 for tuition & fees

Posted on 01/12/2022 - 4:34pm

Applications for fall 2022 open January 15 — Selected students get money to pay for college plus personalized support services The push to make college free for everyone continues to grow, and Austin Community College District (ACC) is doing more...

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ACC Board of Trustees January 10 Recap

Posted on 01/12/2022 - 12:04pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, January 10, to hear college updates, discuss legislative priorities, appoint members to the college’s Regional Advisory Committees (RAC), and...

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ACC Board of Trustees approves 2022 federal legislative priorities

Posted on 01/10/2022 - 5:38pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees endorses the National Legislative Summit (NLS) Community College Federal Legislative Priorities for 2022. ACC’s Congressional delegation will attend the ACCT/AACC National Legislative...

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ACC announces new health and safety measures for Spring 2022

Posted on 01/07/2022 - 9:45am

Due to the recent spread of COVID-19 in Central Texas, Austin Community College (ACC) announces temporary changes to scale back the number of individuals on all campuses and increase safety protocols. 

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ACC recognized for 5 top programs in state and nation in new rankings report

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 4:20pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is named one of the top institutions in the state and nation in 5 key programs according to a new report released by The national research group provides unbiased research to help students...

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Two Years in a Row: ACC named among best Engineering Degree Programs in the nation by

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 3:44pm

For the second year in a row, Austin Community College District (ACC) is ranked with the best engineering associate degree in the nation. The recent report, released by, compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges...

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More Than 9,000 Graduates Invited to Attend Fall 2021 Commencement

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:17pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has invited 9,162 graduates to attend the college's first in-person commencement since the start of the pandemic. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park....

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Graduate Stories: Making it Happen & Making a Difference in the Lives of Others One Class at a Time

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:08pm

Giving back to the community and lifting others is what drives ACC fall 2021 graduate Devota Swenson. After leaving college in her 20s, Devota made the decision to return by enrolling at ACC in 2015. By 2017, she had one degree in hand and a dream...

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Meet Fall 2021 Chancellor's Student Achievement Award Winner Yessica Marroquin

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 4:58pm

Graduate Stories: From Square One to the Finish Line On Monday, December 13, 2021, an 11-year journey will come to an end when Yessica Marroquin walks the stage to accept her associate degree in paralegal studies from Austin Community College...

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Happy Thanksgiving. ACC will be closed November 25-28

ACC closes in observance of Thanksgiving — Spring registration remains open

Posted on 11/22/2021 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 25, and reopen at 8 a.m, Monday, November 29. Registration for spring 2022 courses remains open during the break. The college is fully open next...

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ACC names Dr. Monique Umphrey as new college Provost

Posted on 11/18/2021 - 4:19pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) names Dr. Monique Umphrey as the college’s new Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs. In her role, Dr. Umphrey leads strategic planning for ACC’s academic mission. 

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Support ACC students this #GivingTuesday

Posted on 11/18/2021 - 12:36pm

The ACC Foundation is asking the community to support ACC students on #GivingTuesday, November 30. The college hopes to raise $10,000 for student scholarships and the college's Student Emergency Fund. What you can do to give:

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Trustees approve ACC's third bachelor's degree, a new associate degree

Posted on 11/17/2021 - 10:30am

Austin Community College District (ACC) Trustees unanimously approved two new degrees, including the college's third bachelor's degree and a new associate degree at the board's November 15 special meeting.

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ACC commemorates Veterans Day 2021

Posted on 11/10/2021 - 1:45pm

On Veterans Day, Austin Community College District (ACC) honors those who served in our nation's military. The college is honored that more than 150 veterans have chosen to work at ACC. In recognition and appreciation of their service and dedication...

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