Arkansas Tech University Career Center

Located in Russellville, the Career Center offers programs in 10 career and technical areas.

Arkansas Tech University Career Center
2201 S. Knoxville Ave.
Russellville, AR 72802
(479) 968-5422

Built in 1972 with five programs, the Career Center has undergone extensive remodeling and additions to become one of the largest secondary career and technical centers in Arkansas. The Career Center draws its 600-plus student enrollment from 11 area high schools in Pope, Yell and Johnson counties, including Russellville, Dover, Pottsville, Hector, Atkins, Dardanelle, Danville, Two Rivers, Western Yell County, Lamar and Clarksville high schools.

Wondering what you're going to do after high school?

Wondering what you can do during high school to help?

Take a look through our website! Ten industry-driven, job-specific programs that prepare you for immediate employment or further education await your enrollment.

ATCC was honored by the Southern Regional Education Board, which named the technical center for high school students one of its most improved sites. Click here to read about the prestigious award!


Arkansas Tech Career Center Academic Calendar 2016-17

Sept. 21 5-weeks Progress Reports
Sept. 27 Advisory Dinner, 6 p.m. 
Oct. 11 End of 1st Quarter 
Oct. (tentative) Skills USA Fall Leadership, Fort Smith
Oct. 25 Student Dismissal at 11:55, no afternoon clases, Parent/Teacher Conferences, 1-7 p.m. 
Nov. 21-22 No classes - Professional Development/Flex Day
Nov. 23-25 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 28 5-weeks Progress Reports
Dec. 16 End of Semester
Dec. 19 - Jan. 1 No School - Christmas Break 
Jan. 2  No classes - Professional Development
Jan. 3  Classes Resume
Jan. 16 No School - MLK Day 
Feb. 6 Student Dissmisall at 11:55 a.m., no afternoon classes, 5-weeks Progress Reports; Parent/Teacher Conferences, 1-7 p.m.
Feb. 9 Local Skills Contest; Spring Advisory
Feb. 23 Skills Local Leadership Contest
March 13 End of Third Quarter
March 16 FFA Competition (No Students)
March 20-24 No School - Spring Break
April 11-12 SkillsUSA State Competition, Hot Springs
April 25 Student Recognition Night, Witherspoon Hall,Russellville Campus, 6 p.m.
April 26 5-weeks Progress Reports
May 26 Last Day of School (If no snow days)
May 29 No School - Memorial Day
TBA TechKnow Camp (Date depends on snow days)

*Dates that can be converted to inclement weather makeup days are May 30-31, June 1,2,5