Preparing students for specialized careers
Opened in 2013, ACC’s Elgin Campus is the first college campus in Bastrop County. It enrolls hundreds of students in Early College High School, transferable core curriculum courses, college-readiness classes, and offers a degree in Veterinary Technology.
The 2014 Bond Program funds the construction of a specialized facility necessary to grow Veterinary Technology and the new Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship program.
|Project Features||Approx. Sq. Ft.|
|Veterinary technology academic building||18,500|
|Sustainable agriculture outbuilding||11,000|
Phase II project at-a-glance*
- Budget: $13.2 million
- Total area: 35,000 SF
- Enrollment capacity: Phase I- 1,500 students, Phase II- TBD
- Architect: O’Connell Robertson
- Construction Manager at Risk: DPR Construction
- ACC Project Manager: Robert Ryland
*Actual costs and timelines may vary as project teams are assigned and designs are finalized.
Construction crews have started the next phase of development at Elgin Campus. Site work for the project currently includes moving dirt, trenching, leveling off land, etc. Phase II is scheduled to be completed by Spring … Continue reading
Community leaders and friends joined Austin Community College as it celebrated the groundbreaking of Elgin Campus Phase II October 11. Read about the event and view photos at Groundbreaking celebrates Elgin Campus expansion.
ACC will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Elgin Campus facilities on Tuesday, October 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the campus grounds (1501 W. U.S. Hwy. 290, Elgin).
ACC’s Board of Trustees selected DPR Construction as the construction-manager-at-risk for Elgin Campus Phase II. The firm, one of three finalists considered out of the four submitted proposals, recently completed the UT Animal Resources Center and the UT … Continue reading
ACC’s Office of Facilities & Construction hosted a meeting of the Elgin Campus Steering Committee on Friday, January 22, to explore site placement and facility options for the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship and the Veterinary Technology … Continue reading
The Elgin Campus architectural design firm met with the campus’ steering committee on Friday, December 4, to begin planning for the $8.9 million expansion project. Discussions focused on unique needs of the college’s Veterinary Technology … Continue reading
ACC’s Board of Trustees selected O’Connell Robertson as the architect/engineering team for Elgin Campus Phase II. The firm, one of three finalists considered out of the four submitted proposals, oversaw Phase I at Elgin Campus … Continue reading
At their November 2 regular meeting, the Austin Community College (ACC) Board of Trustees heard proposals from the three architectural/engineering firm finalists for Elgin Campus Phase II — O’Connell Robertson, BLGY Architecture, and Architecture Plus. … Continue reading
An evaluation committee interviewed architect/engineer candidates for Elgin Campus bond projects, who are expected to present to trustees in November. Staff has requested that trustees select the A/E at their November 16 work session, so … Continue reading
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