Are back after summer or new to ACC this fall? You may have noticed we’re doing some construction on the 3rd floor of the main building on the Littleton campus. We’re building brand new, state-of-the-art science labs to enhance your education and give you a better learning experience.
Feeling a little lost finding your classes, let our Director of Student Life, Dan Balski, help you find our temporary labs.
Take a look at our progress. Enjoy some recent photos of the construction zone. We’ve come a very long way! They’re putting up walls!
Curious to see how far we’ve come? Read our first construction update. Wondering where we’re headed? Get a sneak peek of a smaller scale project we finished in May at our Parker Campus.
Thank you for your continued patience. We’ll continue to update you on the progress of the labs and the 3rd floor. Check back here (on the ACC blog) for future information.
You may have noticed that it is a little noisy on ACC’s Littleton campus this summer. That’s because we’re making tons of improvements to enhance your education. Our 3rd floor is under construction and they are making a ton of progress!
Remember the science labs…
Or the student spaces on the 3rd floor…
These areas are being remodeled. We’re building brand new science labs for biology, chemistry, microbiology, mortuary science, medical laboratory technology, phlebotomy, anatomy and physiology, astronomy and more. These labs will include modern facilities and work spaces for students, not to mention nearby prep space, storage and more collaborative student work areas.
We will also be updating restrooms, a few offices and our student spaces. Here’s a look at the scope of the work area for this remodel.
To make all of this happen we need to make some noise and a bit of a mess. Check out our progress during the demolition phase of our remodel.
As you can see, the crews are hard at work helping us Move Mountains to make sure you get the most out of your education here at ACC. If you need a break from the noise, pick up ear plugs at any student service desk on campus or visit the Library & Learning Commons (it is very quiet there). Thank you for your patience as we make these improvements.
If you haven’t been to our Parker campus lately, you are in for a surprise. The 2nd floor remodel is complete and we now have cutting edge science labs, lab prep space and a new student space. This will allow us to offer more courses and programs in Parker. Check out photos of the new labs and student area below.
Science Labs and Equipment
Thank you to everyone who worked and went to class at the ACC Parker campus during the construction phase. We hope you’ll enjoy the new classrooms and student area as much as we do.
Our Parker Campus remodel is progressing with great success! Our students will soon be enjoying state-of-the-art science labs, a beautiful new student lounge area, and innovative classrooms to enhance experiential and collaborative learning.
Here’s what we’ve been busy working on:
Office, restroom and classroom “finishes”…including ceiling grids, drywall, plumbing, painting and lighting
Overhead rough-end completions for mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Wet / dry lab prep areas
Electric panel & transformer relocation
Boiler room / glycol system / hydronic piping
Rubber-sheet flooring in the labs (complete with heat-welded seams)
Removal of acoustic ceiling fixture and addition of a student lounge skylight
If you have been to our Parker campus lately, you know that we’re busily working on the new science labs. Construction has begun and the dust is flying. Here are some photos to show you our progress.
We also want to let you know that the ACC Parker campus will be closed on Friday, March 10 to take care of electrical and gas components that will leave the campus without electricity and heat on this day.
Make sure to watch our blog for more updates and photos from construction! We’re excited to share them with you!
2017 is a big year at the ACC Parker campus! We’re gearing up to recreate our space and add new state-of-the-art science labs and work space. Construction is set to start in early February 2017. All of these updates mean we’ll be able to offer more classes, but also that it will be a construction zone this semester. Check out what’s to come!
Awesome things to come:
Innovative classrooms with state of the art technology to create a collaborative learning experience.
High tech science labs with flexible configurations to accommodate several different scenarios (wet lab, dry lab, prep areas, group discoveries, individual explorations – all things cool and science-related).
State-of-the-art lounge area for students to feel like part of the Parker community / ACC community / student community, all in one learning commons space.
Administration collaborative offices to create cohesion of shared ideas and expansion of experiential learning.
More course selections to finish your degree in your community.
Complete A.A.S. degree!
A few things to keep in mind:
ACC ear plugs will be available to help you make it through any noise.
Construction will start the first part of February. We’ve got ear plugs on hand for those noisy days!
Parking spaces will be more limited. If your goal is to get 10,000 steps in a day, you’ll be on your way!
Intermittent electrical outages. Remember to save your work often!
Limited second floor bathroom accessibility. Don’t worry, the first floor will still be up and running!
We got a positivity pole to share your thoughts on what you are most excited about for the new science labs and we’re fully staffed if you have any question or concerns during this exciting time.
If you have any questions or need accommodations, please contact the ACC Parker campus at 303.734.4822 or firstname.lastname@example.org.