Where students love living.®

It's not just our company tagline. It's how we run our business every single day.

We believe every student should love where they live. That’s why our number one priority is delivering the best possible experience for students — at every price point. It’s the goal we continually strive for, and the mantra that shapes our values as an organization.

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We understand the student experience because student housing is all we do.

In 1984 our CEO Bill Bayless began his career as a Resident Assistant and found his passion in life: helping students succeed. He turned that passion for student success into the company he runs today. It’s a passion we all share. In fact, most of the management team first joined the company as students working at ACC communities.

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American Campus Communities: Essential Housing

At American Campus Communities, the health and safety of our residents and team is our top priority. Whether your classes are online or in person, we're here for you.

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Teaming up with the Hi, How Are You Project

We're proud to partner with the Hi, How Are You Project to encourage everyone to check in on their peers to help bring mental health support to light.



Be safe. Be smart. Do your part.™

We're prepared to welcome our residents for fall with updated cleaning protocols, enhanced community features and resident responsibility resources.