COVID-19 HR and Benefits Information

 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides new leave programs for all ACC employees. Generally, the Act provides two distinct types of paid leave for eligible employees (full-time, part-time, adjunct faculty and hourly employees) who are impacted by the Coronavirus.

Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSL) - provides two weeks (up to 80 hours) of paid sick leave to all current employees who are unable to work or telework for one of the 6 qualifying reasons outlined in the FFCRA Information for Employees below.

Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA) is an expansion of and amends FMLA. An employee who has been employed at the College for at least 30 calendar days since the FFCRA took effect on April 1, 2020, is eligible for leave under the EFMLA.

For details about both leaves, applications and additional information in resources, see below.

Applying for EPSL or EFMLA
HR and Wellness Resources

 Welcome to ACC Benefits

Austin Community College is committed to providing an employee benefits package that meets the needs of employees and their families. The benefit information provided here outlines the primary health, welfare, retirement and savings programs available to most part-time and full-time employees.  The specific benefits an employee is eligible for may vary based on the number of hours worked for ACC.  Additional information about these benefit programs, employees' share of the costs and applicable waiting periods is provided in this section of the HR website.

General questions regarding benefits at ACC can be sent to

Benefits 101 for New Employees

ACC Benefits 101 is a great way to learn about the benefits ACC offers. Please review this website before you attend orientation and complete as much of each form as possible prior to your arrival. The site includes step-by-step form instructions and other helpful links.  You will have an opportunity to ask questions and make changes during orientation but by bringing the completed forms with you, it may shorten the day somewhat. 

ACC reserves the right to change, alter, modify or terminate these benefit plans and practices, and the contributions for them, at any time without prior notice.  The plans and policies described here are governed by official plan documents and if there is any conflict between this information and the plan documents or policies, as amended, the plan documents and policies will be controlling.  This material is not a contract or guarantee of salary, benefits or employment with ACC.