Events Archive


PJ's with SantaArapahoe Community College will host its annual PJs with Santa holiday event on Friday, Dec. 11, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in The Summit Room.

Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer with dinner, dessert and storytelling.  Festivities will include fun and games for children, as well as a special appearance by Santa Claus himself.

Admission is $3 for kids and $4 for adults.  Please purchase tickets in advance at the Student Life Office (Room M2820).

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Life at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


ACC String OrchestraThe Arapahoe Community College Music Department proudly presents a concert by the ACC String Orchestra (directed by Rene Knetsch) on Wednesday, Dec. 9, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Waring Theatre.

This concert, which is free and open to the public, is being dedicated to the late Marie Lindvall, who served as ACC's longtime concertmaster.  CONCERT PROGRAM

For more information, please contact Dr. Hidemi Matsushita at hidemi.matsushita@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5867.


Don’t take finals on an empty stomach ... let ACC do the cooking on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 8-9.  Enjoy complimentary soup, salad and bread beginning at 11:00 a.m. both days in the Second Floor Atrium.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Life (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


Don’t take finals on an empty stomach ... let ACC do the cooking on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 8-9.  Enjoy complimentary soup, salad and bread beginning at 11:00 a.m. both days in the Second Floor Atrium.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Life (Room M2820) at student.activities@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5668.


Support the Arapahoe Community College Foundation on Colorado Gives Day!  On Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, Coloradans will come together as part of an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.  Last year, a grand total of $26,279,451 was raised/donated in support of Colorado nonprofits.

Colorado Gives DayPresented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day asks you to give where you live, and there is no better time than on Tuesday, Dec. 8.  A full 100% of your donation is tax deductible, and you may choose to allocate a full 100% of your donation directly to the ACC Foundation.  Donations are tax deductible as charitable contributions to the full extent permitted by law.

DONATE NOW to the ACC Foundation - or schedule your donation for Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 8

The mission of the ACC Foundation is to create public awareness and funding resources that provide financial assistance and broad-based community support for ACC's students, staff and programs.

Thanks to the generosity of the Kaiser Permanente Foundation, the Colorado Department of Education, the Anschutz Foundation and their matching scholarship challenges, any scholarship donation made to the ACC Foundation this year will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $175,000 (your donation will go to your scholarship of choice and their match will go their named scholarships).

For more information, please contact ACC Foundation Coordinator Vanisha Douvon at vanisha.douvon@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5881.


The Arapahoe Community College Clay Club will host the annual Arapahoe Ceramic Guild Holiday Pottery Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-5, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.  Thursday's festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments.

Holiday Clay SaleAdmission is free and the sale is open to the public.  Hours of operation for this event will be:

THURSDAY, DEC. 3:  1:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception)
FRIDAY, DEC. 4:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information about the Holiday Pottery Sale, please contact Lucy O'Neill, President of the Arapahoe Ceramics Guild, at lucysoars@gmail.com.


The Arapahoe Community College Clay Club will host the annual Arapahoe Ceramic Guild Holiday Pottery Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-5, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.  Thursday's festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments.

Holiday Clay SaleAdmission is free and the sale is open to the public.  Hours of operation for this event will be:

THURSDAY, DEC. 3:  1:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception)
FRIDAY, DEC. 4:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information about the Holiday Pottery Sale, please contact Lucy O'Neill, President of the Arapahoe Ceramics Guild, at lucysoars@gmail.com.


Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for a Career Explorer Workshop on Friday, Dec. 4, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Advising Conference Room (M2070).

  • Explore career options
  • Research career information
  • Create an action plan
  • Career assessments include:
    • Strong Interest Inventory
    • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Registration and pre-assessment is required.  Materials fee is $15 for students and $45 for alumni.  Register through ACC Career Connect or the Career & Transfer Center.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at careers@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5805.


The Arapahoe Community College Clay Club will host the annual Arapahoe Ceramic Guild Holiday Pottery Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-5, at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.  Thursday's festivities will include an opening reception with light refreshments.

Holiday Clay SaleAdmission is free and the sale is open to the public.  Hours of operation for this event will be:

THURSDAY, DEC. 3:  1:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening reception)
FRIDAY, DEC. 4:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information about the Holiday Pottery Sale, please contact Lucy O'Neill, President of the Arapahoe Ceramics Guild, at lucysoars@gmail.com.


Arapahoe Community College will host an artisan fair on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 2-3, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. both days in the Second Floor Atrium.  This event is open to the public.

Ten percent of the proceeds will be donated to the ACC Foundation in support of the College's students and programs.

For more information, please contact ACC eLearning Coordinator Jane Binns at jane.binns@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5799.