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Welcome Week


Welcome Week

Virtual Events

Celebrate TRHT Week at ACC!, Tuesday, January 18 – Friday, January 21
As we continue to engage in learning about equity through the lens of this diverse community, please share what you can do as an individual to make ACC a more equitable, diverse, and loving community.

Nonprofit Austin at ACC Presents: Difficult Conversations – We All Have to Have Them! Two-Part Series, Tuesday, January 18, 12 pm – 1 pm
In this interactive two-part series you’ll learn and practice the skills you need to make hard conversations as easy as possible!

Back to School Bingo, Tuesday, January 18, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Learn more about ACC and Student Life while playing bingo and winning prizes!

8-bits of Student Life, Wednesday, January 19, 11 am – 1 pm
Stop by the Student Life – Cypress Creek lounge to learn about 8 different bits of information regarding how Student Life can help you, including Intramural activities, Student Organizations, Volunteering, Employment, Workshops, Awards Opportunities, Food Pantry & Mentorship programs.

Student Life Leadership Conference Interest Session, Wednesday, January 19, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
At this event, we will be promoting participant registration for our upcoming 2022 Student Life Leadership Conference: Navigating Life Unexpected! We will also be registering volunteers for the conference.

Coordinate Your Calendar, Tuesday, January 18, 1 pm – 2 pm
Start your semester off on the right track by learning how to successfully manage your time with Academic Coaching!

Thursday Tea, Thursday, January 20, 10 am – 11:30 am
This is a space where you can find all the best parts of hanging out in a Student Life lounge – but online!

Trivia Thursday!, Thursday, January 20, 1 pm – 2pm
Join Student Life for Kahoot trivia online and answer some ACC trivia questions to kick off the semester with some fun!

In-Person Minimal Contact Events By Campus

North Region

Round Rock Campus
Welcome to Spring 2022 Round Rock Riverbats! Join Student Life the first week of classes for a variety of resources, activities, fun, food, and giveaways!

Cypress Creek Campus
Welcome Week is BACK which means you’re starting the new semester with flair!

Northridge Campus
Join Student Life and grab a snack to go to class and help transform your future!

San Gabriel Campus
Stop by and gas up with Student Life during Welcome Week!

Central Region

Highland Campus
Be sure to join Student Life for a variety of resources, activities, fun, pre-packaged snacks, and giveaways!

Rio Grande Campus
After a much-needed break, we hope you are ready to kick off a new semester here at ACC.

Elgin Campus
Join Student Life the first week of classes for a variety of resources, pre-packaged snacks, and giveaways!

South Region

South Austin Campus
South Austin Student Life welcomes you—incoming and returning Riverbats—to Spring 2022!

Hays Campus
We hope you had a fantastic break and are ready to start fresh for the spring!

Riverside Campus
A new semester is starting and you know what that means….A new chance at greatness.

Intramural Sports Registration

Intramural registration continues for the Spring 2022 semester! Play all your favorite games against your fellow Riverbats!
Learn more and register here: austincc.edu/intramurals

2022 Student Life Leadership Conference: Navigating Life Unexpected

Beginning a semester, rebuilding a career, recovering from a lost relationship, starting a family, retiring…unexpected life changes can happen in an instant. A leader needs to be able to take that unexpected change and pivot into action. At the 2022 Student Life Leadership Conference: Navigating Life Unexpected, students will learn from different staff, faculty, community stakeholders, business leaders, and peers about navigating unexpected life events.
Please join ACC in-person and virtually via Zoom on March 31st and April 1st at the Highland Campus (6101 Highland Campus Dr.) for Navigating Life Unexpected.

 

Riverbat Annual Programming 

Get a proper introduction to Austin Community College and start building community with Student Life during the first few weeks of each semester by attending Welcome Week events & the Riverbat Bash Area of Study Resource Fair. In October & March, be sure to participate in Wellness Week events to help you finish out the semester strong. Finally, celebrate the end of the semester with us at events during Finals Week. Find events at austincc.edu/mysl.

Do you identify with one of these communities?

  • First-Generation College Student: Students whose primary caregivers have not received a 4-year college degree in the United States
  • First Time In College (FTIC) Students: Students that have 0-12 credit hours 
  • First Time at ACC (FTACC) Students: Students enrolling at ACC for the first time
  • International Students: Students who moved to the United States to pursue higher education, and are now enrolled at ACC
  • Students with Dependents: Students who are the primary caregivers, including financially, to dependents
  • Post-Traditional Students: Students who are continuing their educational career beyond the ages of 18-24
  • Visit austincc.edu/mysl to find upcoming events where you can connect with these communities further.

Welcome Week is a chance for you to get introduced to Student Life and
your campus community the first week of each semester. Come meet us and
learn about everything Student Life and ACC has to offer YOU!

Recharge with Student Life during our Wellness Week programming.
Each campus will host a series of events to help you feel prepared and
stress-free going into the second half of the semester.

Feeling stressed about your finals? Take a break with Student Life during Finals
Week! Join us for fun de-stress events to help you feel refreshed and ready to
finish up the semester strong.

Riverbat Bash is a chance for you to learn more about all the resources ACC 
has to offer at the start of each academic year. Come to this virtual resource fair
for some fun and lots of helpful information. Learn more by contacting

riverbatbash@austincc.edu.