Events Archive

Arapahoe Community College will host a Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career Day on Wednesday, March 30, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Summit Room (M1900) at the Littleton Campus.

Law enforcement agencies from throughout Colorado will be on hand to answer questions and distribute applications, including:

  • Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career DayAdvantage Security, Inc.
  • AlliedBarton Security Services
  • Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office
  • Aurora PD
  • Brighton PD
  • Broomfield PD
  • Castle Rock PD
  • Colorado Dept. of Corrections
  • Colorado Division of Gaming
  • Colorado State Patrol
  • Denver Police Dept.
  • Denver Sheriff’s Dept.
  • Englewood PD
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Glendale PD
  • Golden PD
  • Greeley PD
  • Lodge & Gilpin Casinos
  • Lone Tree PD
  • Northglenn Police Dept.
  • Sheridan PD
  • Thornton PD
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Weld County Sheriff’s Office
  • Wyoming Highway Patrol

Representatives from ACC's Criminal Justice Program, Law Enforcement Academy and Campus Police Department will be on hand to answer questions.  All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Kayla Maestas at the ACC Law Enforcement Academy at or 303.797.5793.

Students from the ACC Astronomy Club will be presenting on various astronomy topics.  Learn more about the ACC Astronomy Club and upcoming events.

For more information, please contact ACC Lead Astronomy Faculty Jennifer Jones at or 303.797.5839.

The Fine Art Student Juried Exhibition opens today at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College.  The exhibit runs through April 13.  An opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 31, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

This show features ceramics, drawings/two-dimensional design, jewelry and metal arts, painting, photography and sculpture/three-dimensional design from ACC's fine art students.

The juror for this show is Collin Parson, Gallery Exhibition Manager at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public Monday - Friday from Noon - 5:00 p.m. (open Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.; closed on weekends).

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building.  For more information, please contact Trish Sangelo at

The 2016 Arapahoe Community College Graduation Expo will be held on Monday and Tuesday, March 28-29, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. both days in the Second Floor Atrium.

Confirmed commencement ceremony participants will have the opportunity to purchase their cap and gown.  A representative from Jostens will also be available to take orders for class rings and personalized graduation announcements.

The graduation application deadline for Spring 2016 is Tuesday, March 15.  The 2016 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday morning, May 14, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Orchard Road Christian Center at 8081 E. Orchard Road in Greenwood Village.

For more information, please contact Graduation Coordinator Eric Rogers at or 303.797.5630.

PLEASE NOTE:  as of Jan. 28, this event has been moved from March 11 to March 25

Arapahoe Community College will host an astronomy star party on Friday, March 25, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).


Astronomy Star PartyStar parties will be held in an open house format, and attendees are welcome to arrive at their convenience.  ACC will provide a telescope at the star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary; please dress appropriately for these outdoor events).  Complimentary hot cocoa and cookies will be served.

Join ACC Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones for your chance to observe the night sky and explore the vastness of the universe.

For more information, please contact or 303.797.5839.

Clothing Swap - Bring an item, swap for anotherThe Sustainability Club will host a clothing swap on Wednesday and Thursday, March 23-24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. both days in the Second Floor Student Lounge.

Donate used clothing and shop for something new.  Unclaimed clothing will be donated.

Most people wear 20% of their clothes 80% of the time.  It is estimated that 2.5 billion pounds of clothing ended up in landfills last year.  Clean out your closet today and recycle your slightly-worn clothes and accessories.  This two-day event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Sustainability Club Faculty Advisor Lori Tigner at or 303.797.5781.

The ACC Student Success Center will facilitate its Top Ten Test-Taking Tips "Mid-day Takeaway" spring workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 22-23, from 11:30 a.m. - Noon both days in the Student Success Center (Room M2720).


Learn valuable strategies from Peer Tutors who have excelled in ACC courses.  If dates and times do not fit your schedule, please come by the Student Success Center to speak with a Peer Tutor.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please call 303.797.5824.

ACC will be on spring break from March 14-20.  CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.

Administrative offices will be open Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).

The diverse writers from Women Write the Rockies will be at ACC for a Writers Studio Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, March 10, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Half Moon.  FULL DETAILS

Join Elisabeth Hyde, Marilyn Kryls, Rita Brady Kiefer, Sheryl Luna and debut poet Teow Lim Goh for a meet-and-greet reception with hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, readings, book sales/signing and a celebration of International Women's Day. 

$8 - students
$12 - in advance
$15 - at the door

Donations will benefit the ACC Writers Studio Scholarship Fund, and will be matched up to $1,000.  Silent auction items include the following and more:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Alamo Theatre date pack (two tickets and $20 in food)
  • 25-visit punch pass at the ACC Fitness Center
  • $49 course credit for ACC Community Education
  • $25 gift certificate to West Side Books (new, used and rare selections)

For more information, please contact English and Creative Writing Faculty / Writers Studio Coordinator and Progenitor Faculty Advisor Kathryn Winograd, Ph.D., at or 303.797.5815.

Arapahoe Community College will host its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 9, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Summit Room (M1900).  This event is free and open to the public.

Meet with more than 50 employers about job and internship opportunities.  ATTENDING EMPLOYERS

The ACC Career and Transfer Center will have resumé review stations available from Monday-Thursday, Feb. 29 - March 3, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day in the Second Floor Student Lounge to help students prepare for the Career Fair.  Bring your resumé, or let our career advisors help you create one.  No appointment necessary.

LinkedIn will be present at the Career Fair to help you rock your profile for maximum exposure and benefit.  Have a professional picture taken and loaded in your LinkedIn profile, then meet with LinkedIn staff to review your profile and receive expert advice and tips for making the most impact.

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