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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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Dr. Monique Umphrey

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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Austin artist Brian Joseph completes ACC TRHT Center mural

Posted on 11/02/2021 - 10:21am

A mural by artist, poet, and motivational speaker Brian Joseph has been completed at Austin Community College District's (ACC) new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center (TRHT). The large, colorful mural features the Bydee people,...

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Enrollment Express

Enrollment Express is Back! Schedule an appointment for 1-on-1 registration support

Posted on 11/02/2021 - 9:04am

Spring registration is now open for everyone, and Austin Community College District (ACC) is hosting two days of Enrollment Express events with in-person and online options to help students through the registration process. The first events will be...

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Austin Community College Creative Careers Expo

You're Invited! Explore a future in Austin's creative sector at ACC's Creative Careers Expo

Posted on 10/29/2021 - 3:02pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a Creative Careers Expo on November 11 and 13, 2021, to help prospective students explore careers in Austin’s creative sector. The event features special demonstrations and tours of ACC’s newest, state-...

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ACC recognized as Top Producer of Gilman Scholars

Posted on 10/27/2021 - 12:25pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) was recognized today by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for having produced the most Gilman recipients over the past 20 years in the Associate Institution 20-year...

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Career Ready Week October 25-29

ACC’s Career Ready Week connects students with job prep skills

Posted on 10/21/2021 - 10:04am

Learn how to job search, get employment resources & connect directly with employers hiring today 

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Professor Job Hammond

STORAGECafé: Downsizing Savings in Big US Metros

Posted on 10/19/2021 - 12:18pm

Downsizing remains a good option for a large pool of homeowners who seek more financial liquidity, irrespective of the location they’re in. Add the purchase savings to a series of other perks, including less upkeep and a more sustainable spending...

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Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC

You're Invited! ACC's TRHT Center hosts Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC

Posted on 10/04/2021 - 3:58pm

Austin Community College District’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center hosts a virtual conversation for new and prospective students who want to learn more about what it takes to find success in college as a student of color. ...

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Millions of dollars in federal aid now available for college students

Posted on 10/01/2021 - 3:46pm

The new 2022–23 FAFSA application opens October 1, 2021  The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form opens Friday, October 1, 2021. Current and future college students who want money to help pay for college are encouraged to apply...

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ACC’s Nursing Program recognized as one of the best in Texas

Posted on 09/27/2021 - 9:18am

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Nursing program is being recognized as one of the best in Texas. A new report released by Nursing Schools Almanac –– a comprehensive and analytical resource for prospective students — ranked ACC’s associate...

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Texas Tribune Graphic

ACC students can purchase deeply discounted tickets for 2021 Texas Tribune Festival

Posted on 09/20/2021 - 11:01am

Austin Community College District (ACC) students can participate at the annual 2021 Texas Tribune Festival (TribFest). The annual event invites the community to take part in bold discussions about politics, public policy, and the day’s news from...

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