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ACC hosts open tennis tournament

Austin Community College hosts an open tennis tournament from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Riverside Campus tennis courts. Sponsored by the ACC Student Life Office, the tournament will feature all-day, singles … Continue reading

ACC hosts Gospel Extravaganza celebration

Austin Community College hosts the 17th Annual Gospel Extravaganza, featuring Central Texas gospel artists and performers from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at ACC Eastview Campus, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd). “The Black Students … Continue reading

ACC named national ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

The Austin Community College District (ACC) was named a “Voter Friendly Campus” for its efforts to break down barriers and empower students with information and tools to participate in the political process. The initiative, led … Continue reading

ACC hosts discussion on global environmental issues and solutions

Austin Community College will present a discussion on global environmental issues and solutions at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, at Rio Grande Campus, Auditorium, Room 201 (1212 Rio Grande). Presented by ACC’s National Society … Continue reading

ACC hosts recruiting day for new Texas A&M Engineering Academy

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students and the community to meet with advisors from ACC and Texas A&M University from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at the Highland Campus ACCelerator to … Continue reading

New Surgical Technology application guidelines for fall 2017

Austin Community College’s Surgical Technology Program has opened fall 2017 admissions to include students completing prerequisite courses this summer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply now and will be accepted to the program on the condition … Continue reading

ACC closes for spring break March 13

The Austin Community College District will close for spring break beginning Monday, March 13. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 20.

Enter Eco Bag art contest for chance to win an e-reader

It’s time to submit designs for the annual Austin Community College Eco Bag contest held each year in association with Earth Week. Students are invited to submit original artwork with an earth and/or sustainability theme … Continue reading

ACC student films debut at SXSW

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Radio-Television-Film (RTF) Department hosts ACC Sneak Peeks, a community screening of student films during the SXSW Film Festival from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Austin Convention Center’s … Continue reading

ACC financial aid specialists offer free FAFSA help

The Austin Community College (ACC) Financial Aid Office is hosting workshops to help students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA Frenzy workshops are available at all campuses … Continue reading

ACC Health Sciences hosts open house

Austin Community College’s Health Sciences Division is hosting an open house Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. Participants can tour facilities, view demonstrations, and meet with faculty … Continue reading

Students may be eligible for tax credit: Your 1098-T form now available

You may be eligible for an educational tax credit on your federal income tax return. Retrieve your 1098-T form to find out if you qualify. Students may download and print this form through Self Service. Select the Tax Information tab to … Continue reading

Apply now for summer 2017 Study Abroad programs

Applications are now being accepted for Austin Community College’s (ACC) summer 2017 Study Abroad programs. ACC Study Abroad programs are held during the first session of the summer semester. Programs are two to four weeks … Continue reading

Planning to transfer? Learn essentials at spring events

Planning to become a Longhorn, Aggie, or Bobcat? Learn the ins and outs of transferring and connect with university representatives at events scheduled at several Austin Community College campuses in February and throughout the spring … Continue reading

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Male Leadership Program hosts lunchtime Power Hours

Austin Community College’s Male Leadership Program is hosting Power Hour mentoring meetings from 1 to 2 p.m. at most campuses during the spring semester. The first meeting is Wednesday, February 1, at South Austin Campus. … Continue reading

ACC’s free College Prep Program accepting spring applications

ACC’s College Prep Program, a free college preparation course for adults, is now accepting applications for the spring semester. Applications are due Tuesday, January 31, for classes beginning in mid-February. The free program, offered by … Continue reading

ACC celebrates grand opening of Bioscience Incubator

Austin Community College celebrates the grand opening of the ACC Bioscience Incubator Tuesday, January 31, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). The innovative wet lab is the first part of phase … Continue reading

ACC launches spring workshops to help women over 50 find new jobs

Austin Community College (ACC) is holding information sessions and workshops to help women over 50 find new careers, gain skills, and build financial security. Spring workshops for the program, called “BACK TO WORK 50+ at … Continue reading

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Apply now for fall scholarships; deadline is April 1

Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the 2017-18 school year. The Austin Community College Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships for a variety of majors and circumstances (see below). Apply early The deadline … Continue reading

Spring registration remains open through holiday weekend

Austin Community College will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16. All offices will reopen Tuesday, January 17. Spring registration will remain open through Monday, January 16. Students … Continue reading

ACC Study: Straight-ticket voting increases in 2016

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals straight-ticket voting in the 2016 November general election constituted nearly two-thirds of all votes cast statewide. In the 37 counties … Continue reading

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From claims adjuster to ICU nurse: A new career at 52

At 52, Annie Peck is embarking on a new career, one she didn’t see coming until about seven years ago. “We moved to Austin, and suddenly I realized it was time for a change,” she … Continue reading

ACC honors Kelynne Gaines with Presidential Student Achievement Award

Inspired by his late mother to never give up on his goals, Kelynne Gaines will graduate Austin Community College (ACC) in December and travel abroad to Temple University Japan Campus to continue his studies as … Continue reading

ACC Bioscience Incubator now accepting applications

The Austin Community College Bioscience Incubator is now accepting lease applications for its wet lab facilities scheduled to open in early 2017. The ACC Bioscience Incubator is part of phase II renovations at ACC Highland. … Continue reading

Culinary students take 2nd place at international competition

ACC culinary students earned second place at the 14th annual Paella Lovers United Competition, held recently in Austin. The team – including students John Silva, Nadia Rodriguez, Ismael Sanchez, and Stephanie Calk – competed against … Continue reading

ACC awarded grant to expand nursing simulation training programs

Austin Community College’s nursing students will have increased access to patient care simulation activities, thanks to a $200,000 grant awarded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Nursing Innovation Grant will fund the purchase … Continue reading

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Online Services, Self-Service down Friday evening 12/2

Austin Community College’s WebAdvisor (Online Services) and Self-Service applications will be unavailable beginning 7 p.m. Friday, December 2. This includes the Self-Service Student Planning course planning and registration tool. The applications will be available again … Continue reading

New ACC business degree tackles logistics skill shortage

Austin Community College (ACC) is introducing a new career-technical program in spring to meet growing workforce demands for logistics and global supply chain management. Classes start in January. The program prepares students for careers in … Continue reading

Sign up now for spring ACC classes

New and returning Austin Community College students: Keep your education plans on track by signing up now for spring semester classes. Returning students can register online for previously planned courses using the Self Service Student … Continue reading

Notice of Joint Special Runoff Elections

NOTICE OF JOINT SPECIAL RUNOFF ELECTIONS ELECTION DAY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016 EARLY VOTING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1– FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016 (AVISO DE ELECCIONES SECUNDARIA GENERALES Y ESPECIALES CONJUNTAS 13 DE DECIEMBRE, 2016 Votación Adelantada jueves, 1 … Continue reading

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