American Campus Communities Earns Great Place to Work Certification™

For a third time, team members say, “it’s a great place to work.”

American Campus Communities

American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC) is proud to be certified by Great Place to Work® for the third year. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at American Campus Communities, the nation’s largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing properties. This year, 92 percent of employees said it’s a great place to work – 35 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention, and increased innovation.

“Great Place to Work Certification isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that American Campus Communities is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

ACC provides its employees with the tools and opportunities to be successful leaders in and outside of the workplace. With initiatives that increase responsibility and autonomy for its employees, ACC is described by its employees as “keeping people and culture at the forefront.”

“We are thrilled to have once again been recognized with the Great Place to Work-Certified award,” said Bill Bayless, CEO at American Campus Communities. “Having our team members independently demonstrate their appreciation for our culture along with their high levels of career satisfaction for a third year, especially in light of all the challenges we faced related to the Covid pandemic, is a true testament to the quality of the company we have all built together. We consider our team’s fulfillment as one of the key drivers to our success. We are honored to support our team members today and every day as they continue to make American Campus Communities a place where students love living and employees love working.”

According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93 percent more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits, and have a fair chance at promotion.

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