May 2021

Memorial Day Closure Graphic

ACC closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day

Posted on 05/28/2021 - 9:18am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 31, and will reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.  Registration for summer remains open through the holiday weekend. The first day of summer classes begins... Continue Reading

Career Scholars Graphic

ACC takes big step toward free college

Posted on 05/27/2021 - 9:22am

During a year many struggled to continue their education, Austin Community College District (ACC) launched a new all-inclusive scholarship program to help cover the costs of college. New data on ACC’s Career Scholars program show students in the... Continue Reading

ACC Board of Trustees May 3 Recap

Posted on 05/26/2021 - 11:20am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees virtually met for its regular meeting on Monday, May 3. Below are highlights from the meeting. Continue Reading

Marie and Catalina Nursing Students

Like Mother Like Daughter: ACC nursing students keep it in the family

Posted on 05/19/2021 - 12:37pm

A mother and daughter duo are making a career in nursing a family affair. Marie Valerio and Catalina Arellano are taking their next steps after finishing up their respective programs at Austin Community College District (ACC).  "I am the first nurse... Continue Reading

Ashley Silva Picture

‘I never thought I was going to graduate from college’; Meet ACC’s Chancellor Student Achievement Award winner

Posted on 05/10/2021 - 9:23am

"There are so many possibilities at ACC. You don't just have to pick one thing and go with it. It's flexible enough for you to be able to pursue what you're passionate about. No matter your financial or personal situation, ACC has the resources... Continue Reading

ACC Highland Stars

8 years in a row: Austin Community College District keeps tuition low

Posted on 05/05/2021 - 9:30am

For the eighth consecutive year, tuition and fees will remain at just $85 per credit hour for in-district students at Austin Community College District (ACC). The ACC Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposed tuition and fee rates for 2021... Continue Reading

Michael Barnes at ACC Rio Grande Campus

EXCLUSIVE: Get a first look at Austin Community College's newly renovated Rio Grande campus

Posted on 05/03/2021 - 2:33pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosted a tour of the Rio Grande Campus Building 1000 with Austin American-Statesman columnist Michael Barnes. EXCLUSIVE: Get a first look at Austin Community College's newly renovated Rio Grande campusBy:... Continue Reading

2021 Spring Graduation Student

ACC continues record breaking graduation numbers with spring 2021 ceremony

Posted on 05/03/2021 - 2:14pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates the accomplishments of 2,800+ graduates with a virtual spring graduation. Combined with the 3,400+ graduates being recognized during the fall commencement in December, this marks another record-... Continue Reading