ACC celebrates more than 3,000 graduates at spring 2024 commencement

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates the more than 3,000 students invited to participate in its 2024 spring commencement ceremony. In addition, more than 3,700 students were invited to fall commencement in December –– making the academic year total more than 6,700 graduates.

Date: Friday, May 17
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars

“This is my favorite event of every semester. I am encouraged by the success and admire our students’ strength, brilliance, and perseverance to get here,” says ACC Chancellor Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart. “The future of learning and workforce is at a community college because we provide the skills you need to get a career and earn a family-sustaining wage. Our job is to help these students finish what they started to get there. It fills me with immense pride knowing we are already seeing the work pay off to support more students completing what they started and taking those next steps.” 

This commencement ceremony marks the official 50th anniversary of graduation at ACC. The very first graduation ceremony at ACC took place in May 1974.

This year’s commencement honors those who have completed an associate degree, bachelor’s degree, workforce certificate, or high school equivalency program. It’s just one of numerous completion events happening at the college.

Other Special Ceremonies

The college will celebrate different groups and programs in specialized ceremonies before the ceremony for all ACC graduates. Below, find a list of programs celebrating their students in high-demand programs, helping fill the Central Texas workforce.

Join the 9th Annual ‘Celebración’ 

Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Austin PBS | ACC Highland, Building 3000

BRASS Celebration

Date: Friday, May 3
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Center | ACC Highland, Building 4000

Phlebotomy & Pharmacy Technician

Date: Wednesday, May 8
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Eastview Campus, Room 8500

Dental Hygiene

Date: Thursday, May 9
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Eastview Campus, Room 8500

Multiple Opportunities for Nursing Programs

Date: Friday, May 10
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Eastview Campus, Room 8500

A&E CAD, GIS and GE GradFest Celebration

Date: Wednesday, May 15
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: “Mural Area” at the end of the Paseo at HLC

For more information about ACC’s commencement event, visit

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