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About ACC

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Student success is our singular focus.

American Campus Communities (ACC) is the nation’s largest developer, owner and manager of high-quality student housing communities. Our on-campus and off-campus communities are more than great places to live. They are purpose-built to provide the environment, amenities and resources students need to succeed, both academically and personally.

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A trusted partner of top universities.

Since 1993, ACC’s university partners have trusted us to meet their financial, academic and environmental goals. We use our expertise to build new developments, acquire and upgrade existing communities, and seamlessly manage daily operations and residence life programs.

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Doing the right thing.
We strive to create a positive impact for the next generation and beyond. That means integrating sustainability into all aspects of our development and operations, giving back to our communities, investing in our team members and driving long-term value for all stakeholders.
Led by industry experts.
Our leadership team complements world-class real estate and hospitality experience with grassroots expertise formed on the front lines of ACC communities. Many of our leaders started their careers as resident assistants.
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Stewards of the environment.
Serving students includes protecting the future of their environment, and we integrate sustainability into all aspects of our development and operations.
Rob Palleschi
“Our people are our strength. Day in and day out our staff continues to bring the same level of enthusiasm and commitment to creating an exceptional live-learn environment for college students across the nation. We celebrate and thank our team members for their dedication and are honored to earn the designation as a Great Place to Work.”
Rob Palleschi
CEO | American Campus Communities

Bringing your vision to life.

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Arizona State University | Transformative Transactions
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Drexel University | Urban Academic Neighborhood
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Flamingo Crossings Village | Housing for Disney Internships & Programs
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Georgetown University | Strategic Housing Plan
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Princeton University | Graduate & Staff Housing
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UC Irvine | Revitalized Campus Community
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Driven by our mission and values.

Our Mission: Consistently provide every resident with an environment conducive to healthy living, personal growth, academic achievement and professional success.

Our values:

  1. Put students first.
  2. Be passionate.
  3. Surprise and delight.
  4. Do the right thing.
  5. Pursue growth.
  6. Create team spirit.
  7. Reward achievement.
  8. Drive evolution.
  9. Optimize.
  10. Give back.