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ACC’s new Military Network supports unique needs of military and families

The Military Network was established to address the unique needs of military and veteran families in Central Texas.  Continue reading

Blackboard Assist Now Available

The new Blackboard Assist helps students find support when and where they need it. Learn more by watching the short video below.

Welcome Back, Riverbats! What to know about each ACC campus as the 2024 spring semester begins

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the spring 2024 semester begins Tuesday, January 16.  As more students head to one of ACC’s many campuses, here is some information to help … Continue reading

ACC proposes free college tuition for high school seniors

Austin Community College District (ACC) wants to pilot a new program to make college tuition FREE for all high school seniors in Central Texas.  On Monday, January 8, ACC Chancellor Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart presented the bold, new … Continue reading

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ACC Experts: Home Equity Lines of Credit

Taking out a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) allows homeowners to take a revolving line of credit against their home’s equity. Austin Community College District (ACC) experts share tips on what you should know … Continue reading

Why Take an ESOL Class? ACC Lists Top Five Benefits

Is English not your first language, and do you want to build your language skills? Austin Community College District (ACC) provides English classes to non-native English-speaking adults through the English for Speakers of Other Languages … Continue reading

Travis County S.W.A.T. training at the ACC Public Safety Training Center at the Hays Campus.

New Courses: ACC’s Public Safety Training Center Offers Training For Current Peace Officers

For the first time, Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) will now offer training through more than 10 new course offerings.  The courses, offered through ACC’s Continuing Education Department, will offer … Continue reading

Austin Community College faculty, students and staff meet Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart on his second day as chancellor of ACC during a Campus Conversations event on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at ACC Eastview Campus.

ACC Chancellor shares First 100 Days Observations

The college’s new Chancellor, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, has spent his first month meeting the students, faculty, and staff. His First 100 Days plan includes scheduled tours and conversations at all 11 ACC campuses as well as virtual town hall meetings with both employees and students. Continue reading

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The Word is Spreading: What is Next for Student Support Centers

Nearly 70% of Austin Community College District (ACC) students say they live in some kind of financial stress. It’s a challenge college students across the nation are facing. “The country needs a beacon of light … Continue reading

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Make Your Mark: ACC provides nonpartisan support for November 2023 election

Austin Community College District (ACC) encourages Central Texans to make their mark during the upcoming November election. The college remains dedicated to providing access to nonpartisan information about voter registration and voting procedures.  ACC Votes … Continue reading

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