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College Colors Day. Wear your purple

Wear Purple on Friday, 9/2, for College Colors Day!

Posted on 08/31/2022 - 5:04pm

Grab your Riverbat gear and get ready to celebrate your ACC pride. College Colors Day is Friday, September 2.  The national day commemorates the start of a new academic year and encourages students, employees, and alumni to showcase their school...

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ACC closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day

Posted on 08/31/2022 - 3:39pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 5. The college will reopen at 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 6.  It’s not too late to register for fall classes at ACC. Registration remains open for 14-, 12...

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Tour ACC’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Center

Posted on 08/29/2022 - 4:26pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to a fall open house for the college’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) Campus Center.

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CHIPS Act Update at ACC Highland

U.S. Sen. Cornyn and Rep. McMcaul announce CHIPS for America Act at ACC’s Manufacturing Academy

Posted on 08/19/2022 - 4:26pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosted U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (TX-10) on Friday, August 19, as they discussed highlights of  the new CHIPS for America Act.  In a joint press conference, they...

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Finding your classes this semester

Posted on 08/18/2022 - 1:24pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. Finding your way around campus at the...

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Welcome Back Riverbats! Navigating Your South Region Campus

Posted on 08/18/2022 - 10:42am

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. As more students head to one of ACC’s...

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Welcome Back Riverbats! Navigating Your Central Region Campus

Posted on 08/18/2022 - 10:36am

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. As more students head to one of ACC’s...

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Welcome Back Riverbats! Navigating Your North Region Campus

Posted on 08/18/2022 - 10:04am

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. As more students head to one of ACC’s...

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Big Impact, Small Timeline: Registration Open for Short Semester Courses

Posted on 08/17/2022 - 2:35pm

Registration can sneak up quickly, but there is still plenty of time to move forward on your educational journey. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers hundreds of short semester courses that can be completed in less time, allowing students...

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ACC Trustees Unanimously Approve 2022 Bond Election

Posted on 08/11/2022 - 6:35pm

Funds to grow talent pipeline and expand in-demand programs

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Take three classes for FREE this fall at Austin Community College

Posted on 08/10/2022 - 10:13am

Want a free college class this fall? It’s not too late to sign up. This fall Austin Community College District (ACC) offers up to three FREE classes that can lead to an in-demand workforce credential. 

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ACC Experts: Keeping your A/C running through the summer heat

Posted on 08/05/2022 - 10:41am

The summer heat is here and isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Austin Community College District (ACC) Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) experts share things you can do as a homeowner to protect your AC and reduce the cost of energy...

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Additional back-to-school support at ACC’s Resource & Registration Fairs

Posted on 08/04/2022 - 10:59am

It is officially back-to-school season! Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a special fair to help students get support to start classes this fall.  The ACC Registration & Resource Fair is happening at FIVE campuses across the district...

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Three ACC students selected for NASA scholars programs

Posted on 08/03/2022 - 4:16pm

Three Austin Community College District (ACC) students will participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Virtual Experience. The week-long program runs from Wednesday, August 3, through Tuesday, August 9. 

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ACC Board of Trustees August 1 Recap

Posted on 08/02/2022 - 4:05pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its August regular meeting on Monday, August 1.  Trustees approved the FY 2022-23 budget, including a compensation package, calling a general election on November 8 to fill three...

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ACC Board of Trustees approves FY 2022-23 budget

Posted on 08/02/2022 - 3:47pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved a $467 million budget for fiscal year 2022/23, during its regular board meeting, Monday, August 1.  The balanced budget includes raises for all employees and funds the operations of...

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ACC como pagar la Universidad

Posted on 08/02/2022 - 3:10pm

Cuando Monyce Fleming decidió matricularse para la universidad, no estaba segura a donde ir o cómo empezar. Siendo la primera en su familia en ir a la universidad, tenía muchas dudas.  “Hay muchísimo que aprender, pero lo más preocupante era cómo...

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ACC offers support to help you pursue your dreams and pay for college

Posted on 08/02/2022 - 3:08pm

When Monyce Fleming decided to enroll in college she wasn’t sure where to go or how to start. As the first person in her family to go to college, she had a lot of questions.  “There was a ton to learn, but the big thing that I had to work through...

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ACC to build Study Abroad programs through national grant

Posted on 07/28/2022 - 1:26pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has been selected to receive funding support from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. ACC is one of 44 colleges and universities across the...

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ACC honored by Excelencia in Education for effort to support students beyond degree completion

Posted on 07/22/2022 - 3:21pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is recognized for its intentional work focused on serving Latino students by Excelencia in Education. As the economy continues to rebound from the pandemic, “Beyond Completion: Post-completion Efforts at...

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