Business & Community

ACC is an integral resource in Central Texas.

The college serves Central Texas as the primary gateway to higher education and technical training. ACC’s mission is to provide open door access to an affordable college education for those who want to earn a degree, learn a marketable skill, and advance their careers. The college partners with business and industry, universities, school districts, lawmakers, and nonprofit organizations to meet the community’s evolving needs.

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Engaging Our Community

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At ACC, our business is reaching into the community and beyond. As a political subdivision of the State of Texas and as an entity that touches six counties, more than eight cities, and about two dozen school districts, ACC works collaboratively with business and industry that help the capital region meet its diverse and growing workforce needs.

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Belonging & Purpose

The Office of Belonging & Purpose was created to elevate ACC's commitment to helping all students feel cared for, accepted, respected, and valued regardless of their unique needs, lived experiences, or backgrounds. Learn More.

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Speaker's Bureau

ACC faculty, staff, and administrators are available to community groups who want to learn more about the college and other current events. Learn More.

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Community Centers

ACC’s community centers are committed to providing Austin-area organizations the tools they need to more effectively serve our community. The college’s specialized centers focus on  study and public outreach. Learn More.

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Government Relations

ACC works closely with its government partners at the federal, state, and local levels on a range of issues important to the college and its students. Learn More.

Building Better Futures

ACC is transforming the higher education landscape in Central Texas with districtwide construction and renovation projects that will create world-class facilities for innovative instruction and cutting-edge career training.

ACC Foundation

Led by a volunteer board of business and community leaders, the ACC Foundation creates opportunities to connect interested donors with college initiatives to ensure student success, and develop community student success, and develop community support for Austin Community College.

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"I believe that everything I have experienced in life is not only for me; it is to build and inspire others."

Rashonda S.
ACC Foundation General Scholarship Recipient