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Official ACC Press Releases

ACC Trustees unanimously approve new Affordability Scholarship to help current students finish

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees unanimously approved additional Affordability Scholarships for current students during its regular meeting on Monday, July 1. Under the new program, ACC will cover the final credit … Continue reading

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New Faces at Austin Community College: Enrollment Surge for Fall 2024

Get ready for many new faces on Austin Community College District (ACC) campuses. One month after fall registration opened, preliminary enrollment data show registrations continue to climb, especially among new students. According to fall 2024 … Continue reading

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ACC Closed May 27 in Observance of Memorial Day; Registration Remains Open

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 27. The college will reopen Tuesday, May 28. Registration for summer and fall remains open.  Students are encouraged to work with … Continue reading

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ACC prepares for fall 2024 registration to open

Registration begins soon for Austin Community College District’s (ACC) fall 2024 semester. Enrollment begins Monday, May 13, for current students and opens to everyone on Friday, May 17. New students should APPLY now so that … Continue reading

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ACC Trustees unanimously approve annexation petition for Lockhart ISD

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees unanimously certified a petition from residents living within the territory covered by Lockhart ISD (LISD) who are interested in putting an ACC annexation item on the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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ACC’s Biotechnology Department welcomes AISD students for DNA Day

In a celebration of scientific inquiry and hands-on learning, Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Biotechnology Department is partnering with the college’s Make It Center (MIC) and BioRad Laboratories to host DNA Day at ACC. DNA … Continue reading

Two ACC Leaders Selected for prestigious Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship

Two Austin Community College District (ACC) leaders were selected by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program for the 2024-25 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship. Dr. Garrett Groves, ACC Vice Chancellor of Strategic Initiatives, and Dr. Manny … Continue reading

Understanding Latino Students | ACC Partners With Excelencia in Education

Austin Community College District (ACC) is one of 24 colleges and universities selected nationwide to help release a series of fact sheets to inform action, mobilize intentionality, and accelerate Latino student success. It is part … Continue reading

ACC Board of Trustees approves free tuition pilot program for class of 2024

Pilot to launch this fall for the class of 2024 and continue each subsequent year for 5 years The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a bold proposal to offer FREE tuition for … Continue reading

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