Our Campus

Located in the city of Abilene, Texas, our vibrant, 272-acre main campus is filled with broad green spaces, intriguing public art, and world-class athletic and academic facilities. With the support of our dedicated faculty and the excitement of our campus programming, Abilene Christian University fosters an environment where you can grow academically, build your faith and thrive in community.

Just under three hours to our east, ACU’s Dallas campus hosts more avenues of discovery. As the hub of ACU’s online programs and the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program, our location in Dallas expands opportunities and advanced learning options for all our students.

Located in the city of Abilene, Texas, our vibrant, 272-acre main campus is filled with broad green spaces, intriguing public art, and world-class athletic and academic facilities. With the support of our dedicated faculty and the excitement of our campus programming, Abilene Christian University fosters an environment where you can grow academically, build your faith and thrive in community.

Just under three hours to our east, ACU’s Dallas campus hosts more avenues of discovery. As the hub of ACU’s online programs and the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program, our location in Dallas expands opportunities and advanced learning options for all our students.

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Diversity

ACU’s campus culture embraces diversity of people and cultures around the world as a reflection of God’s love and creativity. Student organizations and the Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrate what makes each of us so unique and foster a dynamic environment with events that uplift everyone on campus.

Spiritual Formation

Our dedication to spiritual growth is integral to life at ACU, and we pursue it every day through chapel services, community learning opportunities, ministry trips and in the small moments, such as our conversations between classes.

Nelson Hall at ACU

Living on Campus

We equip you for the challenges and rewards of a campus environment with a variety of residential housing options and on-campus resources, including a fitness and wellness center, dining options and communal spaces to study, socialize and relax.

Students play a game with a pineapple

Student Organizations

Find your passion for anything from swing dance to ultimate frisbee in our 100+ student organizations, sororities and fraternities. These student-run groups offer opportunities to dive deep into athletic, academic, artistic and social interests while building relationships and practicing leadership skills.

Recreation and Wellness

At the center of campus, ACU’s top-notch recreation and wellness center provides facilities, equipment and trained staff to help you maintain healthy habits, compete in intramurals and try new ways to stay active.

ACU Band and Colorguard

Athletics

With 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams and plenty of options for club and intramural sports, you’ll play hard and cheer harder as a Wildcat. Don’t forget your purple pride for gameday!

Campus Safety

We want you to feel safe on-campus and off-campus, so we have implemented robust safety measures to give you peace of mind. Our full-service ACU Police Department patrols campus, as well as the surrounding Abilene neighborhoods and commercial districts, to help keep you safe wherever you are. They can also provide cross-campus escorts after dark or help you with minor issues like dead car batteries or keys locked in your vehicle.

ACU building at night

ACU Campus Map

Find everywhere you need to be – and all the art, common spaces and trails you want to visit – using our campus map.

Our Campus News

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Faculty Spotlight: Maxine Notice

Working diligently around the clock to assist her patients and manage her online classroom, Dr. Maxine Notice, assistant professor within the Marriage and Family Therapy program, has made her mark as a caring professor and licensed therapist focused on getting people to where they want to be. Whether it’s guiding them through coursework related to … Continued

Boost Organizational Success by Putting Emotional Intelligence to Work

In today’s business landscape, success is not solely determined by technical expertise or qualifications. Instead, it hinges on an ability to navigate a complex web of human interactions, making Emotional Intelligence (EI) an indispensable soft skill for boosting professional performance – personally and organizationally. Choosing ACU to upskill your workforce in EI offers the unique … Continued

Terry Bowman

ACU Remembers: Terry Bowman

Longtime ACU staff member Terry Wayne Bowman, 59, died Feb. 15, 2024, in Abilene, Texas. He was born June 9, 1964, in Abilene.  A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Church of Christ. Bowman worked for ACU for more than 30 years, initially as a plumber and for … Continued

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