Hays Campus

ACC Bond Projects: Hays Campus


State-of-the-art training for first responders

The ACC Public Safety Training Center at Hays Campus opened in fall 2018. The new first-responder center will prepare ACC students for critical front-line roles in law enforcement and emergency medical services.

The project is phase 2 of Hays Campus. The main campus serves nearly 1,700 students in transferable core curriculum courses, college-readiness classes, and the Pathway co-enrollment program with Texas State University. Degrees offered include criminal justice, computer information technology, and office administration.


  • 50-yard tactical indoor firing range with 12 double-wide lanes.
  • 7,000 square-foot climate controlled force-on-force modular training room.
  • Defensive tactics training room.
  • 19-acre emergency vehicle operator course, known as EVOC.
  • Outdoor areas for emergency medical training.
  • Specially-outfitted tiered classrooms for emergency response training.

Project at-a-glance

  • Budget: $22.4 million
  • Total area: Two buildings totaling 40,000 square feet; training track on 19 acres
  • Architect: Brinkley Sargent Wiginton
  • Construction Manager at Risk: JT Vaughn Construction
  • ACC Project Manager: Deborah Ford Femat

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