ACC Highland Campus at night with purple accent lights

Operations & Public Affairs

The Office of Operations & Public Affairs is responsible for the leadership and supervision of college-wide campus operations, campus safety, and security, along with all aspects of public affairs.

Campus Safety & Operations

Austin Community College District Police Department (ACCPD) hosts a multi-agency active crisis response scenario at the Round Rock campus on Friday, January 13, 2023. Multiple agencies from Central Texas participated, including Round Rock PD and Travis County Constables.

ACC District Police

The ACC Police Department is a team of sworn, licensed Texas Peace Officers and support staff committed to keeping the ACC community and guests safe.

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ACC Rio Grande Campus photographed with a drone at the beginning of the fall semester 2022, Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Campus Operations

Campus Operations is responsible for maintaining college facilities across the District. Our mission is to provide an appealing, clean, healthy, and well-maintained physical environment for students, employees, and visitors.

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ACC Round Rock Campus manager Tracie German leads an evacuation drill on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the Round Rock campus during Emergency Preparedness Week.

Campus Safety

Campus Safety is responsible for the management of college safety and emergency management standards. We work in partnership with ACC Police, campus managers, and safety and emergency management experts to ensure a safe learning and working environment.

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Public Affairs

Community Engagement

The Office of Community Engagement creates and coordinates community outreach opportunities that increase awareness and support of ACC programs and services. Learn more.
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ACC Truth Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) leadership, staff and stakeholders.

Cultural Centers

Among the first colleges and universities in the nation to be recognized with a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center, ACC’s cultural centers provide a place of belonging, engagement, and education for students and our community

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ACC students and staff visit the Texas Capitol for meetings with state senators and representatives on Community College Day, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

Government Relations

Our Government Relations Office serves as the liaison between the College and the Texas Legislature, U.S. Congress, elected officials, and stakeholder groups.

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The Elections Office is responsible for conducting elections to elect members of the ACC Board of Trustees, to levy taxes, and for annexation issues.

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