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Sign up now for evening child care at ACC Children’s Lab School

Austin Community College’s Children’s Lab School at Eastview Campus currently is accepting applications for evening child care during the spring semester. The program is offered for children 2 to 10 years old whose parents are … Continue reading

Darrell Hubbard gradated from ACC with a game design degree before transferring for his bachelor's degree. He now teaches high school math and plans to develop education games.

Darrell Hubbard builds a career from a love of video games, education

Darrell Hubbard has a vision for combining his two passions — video games and education — in a way that could change lives. “Just imagine,” he says, “if your teacher told you, ‘Tonight I want … Continue reading

ACC closes for Thanksgiving holiday

Austin Community College will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24. All offices and campuses will reopen Monday, November 28. Registration for spring semester will remain open. Students may apply and register for classes online at … Continue reading

Fall balances due: don’t lose your spring classes!

Fall balances are now due. Students who have an outstanding balance on their account must pay in full by 5 p.m. Friday, December 9, to avoid losing their spring classes. Students with past due balances … Continue reading

Don’t wait: Use online tool to register for previously planned classes

Need a refresher on using the Student Planning tool? Click here to download and print Student Planning Tips & Tricks. Registration for Austin Community College spring semester classes is underway and the college is reminding … Continue reading

ACC examines global impact of infectious diseases

Austin Community College will present a discussion of the worldwide impact of globalization and infectious diseases in its fall global issues speaker series. The presentation is Wednesday, November 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at … Continue reading

ACC women’s volleyball places second in tournament

Austin Community College’s intramural women’s volleyball team brought home second place in an invitational tournament against seven other regional teams Saturday, November 5. Hosted by ACC Intramurals, the tournament was the first of its kind … Continue reading

Apply for money mentor program by Nov. 19

Would you like to develop good financial management habits? Or maybe you have some solid money managing skills to share. Austin Community College’s Student Money Management Office is seeking applicants for a new Peer Money … Continue reading

ACC offering new classical music ensembles in spring

Austin Community College’s Music Program is offering a series of new courses in spring to address growing demand for arts programs. Students may choose among three classical music ensembles including: Chamber Woodwinds: flute, oboe, clarinet, … Continue reading

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ACC joins national Red Ribbon Week drug prevention campaign

Austin Community College (ACC) will join colleges and universities nationwide to raise awareness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention during Red Ribbon Week October 23 through 31. This year’s campaign is YOLO (you only live once): … Continue reading

ACC spring registration is underway

Austin Community College spring registration is now open to current and former students. New students may begin registering for classes Monday, October 31. ACC’s 10 areas of study make it simple to plan each semester efficiently, … Continue reading

Notice of Joint General and Special Elections

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Groundbreaking celebrates Elgin Campus expansion

Partnership was the primary theme when state and community leaders joined the Austin Community College District (ACC) Tuesday, October 11, at the groundbreaking celebration of Elgin Campus Phase II. “We’re here because of your vision, … Continue reading

Vocational Nursing hosts site review for continuing accreditation

The ACC Vocational Nursing Program will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its program. The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share comments about the program Wednesday, October 19, at 4:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8362 … Continue reading

ACC hosts 2nd annual Operation Riverbats Service Week Oct. 22-30

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites students, faculty, and staff to give back to the community during the second annual Operation Riverbats Service Week Saturday, October 22, through Sunday, October 30. Coordinated by the … Continue reading

exterior of Cypress Creek Campus covered walkway with students passing by.

FAFSA opens earlier, easier application Oct. 1

Current and future Austin Community College students can submit the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1 instead of waiting until January 1. The new schedule gives students more time to … Continue reading

exterior of Cypress Creek Campus covered walkway with students passing by.

ACC recognizes new National Society of Collegiate Scholars members

Austin Community College District (ACC) will host its second annual National Society of Collegiate Scholars ACC Chapter (NSCS) Induction Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville … Continue reading

History symposium examines Texas law enforcement

Austin Community College (ACC) will host a symposium on Texas history 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 15, at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd.). “Lots of Law East of the Pecos” … Continue reading

ACC examines the Roma in Europe: Minority among Minorities

Austin Community College (ACC) professors will examine international social and economic affairs in the college’s global issues speaker series this fall. The first presentation, “The Roma In Europe: Minority among Minorities,” is Wednesday, September 28, … Continue reading

ACC students tackle voter rights at Constitution Day debate

The Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts Travis County Tax Assessor Bruce Elfant at its ninth annual Constitution Day Debate Celebration honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, at Palmer … Continue reading

League of Women Voters hosts forum for ACC Board candidates

The League of Women Voters of the Austin Area is hosting an open forum for candidates seeking election to ACC’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, September 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Highland Business … Continue reading

Next graduation application deadline is Friday, October 7

You’ve taken many steps to complete college. In addition to completing your degree plan, there are other important steps for you to take in order to graduate. Meet with an advisor, counselor, or your department chair to … Continue reading

RB wants you! ACC hosts Riverbat mascot tryouts

Austin Community College (ACC) is looking for students to fill the green and yellow high tops of the beloved Riverbat mascot, RB. The college is hosting mascot tryouts 10 a.m. Friday, September 23, at Riverside … Continue reading

ACC seeks continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree Nursing Program

Free money management workshops offered through Sept. 29

Want to understand more about credit or financing college? Austin Community College’s Student Money Management Office is hosting free workshops at various campuses through the end of September. A light lunch or dinner is included. … Continue reading

ACC & Texas A&M launch innovative co-enrollment program for engineering students

Texas A&M University, Chevron and Austin Community College (ACC) announce the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC, an innovative co-enrollment partnership developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Qualified students will be admitted to the Texas … Continue reading

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage with Diez y Seis event

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its ninth annual Diez y Seis event Thursday, September 15, from noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). Special guest speaker is longtime … Continue reading

ACC Student Life hosts resource fairs for students

Austin Community College’s Student Life hosts the sixth annual Riverbat Bash to kick off fall semester Tuesday, September 6, through Friday, September 16, at campuses districtwide. “Riverbat Bash: Get Connected” features games, activities, giveaways, and refreshments. Students … Continue reading

ACC unveils winning student poetry at Vision+Voice reception

Austin Community College (ACC) and the Austin Independent School District (AISD) will host the third annual Vision + Voice award reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 16, at Eastview Campus, Room 8500 (3401 … Continue reading

ACC’s free college prep program accepting fall applications

Enrollment is underway for Austin Community College’s College Prep program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due Friday, September 2. The free program, offered by ACC’s Adult Education Division, helps high school graduates … Continue reading

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