ACC American Campus Communities

Filed: 4 May 21, 4:06pm

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 28, 2021

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission file number)(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

12700 Hill Country Blvd., Suite T-200, Austin, Texas 78738
                (Address of Principal Executive Offices)        (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (512) 732-1000

Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:                                                                                   
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $.01 per shareACCNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on April 28, 2021, there were 137,865,792 common shares entitled to be voted, as well as 1,218,480 unvested restricted stock awards entitled to be voted by employees; 123,310,401 shares were voted in person or by proxy. The shareholders voted on the following matters at the Annual Meeting:
1.Election of ten director nominees to hold office for a one-year term;
2.Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021; and
3.On an advisory basis, approval of the executive compensation disclosed in the Proxy Statement.
The results of the stockholder votes are set forth below:

Board of Directors
William C. Bayless, Jr.119,140,514282,52882,858
Herman E. Bulls118,803,638621,08881,174
G. Steven Dawson111,222,5168,204,06579,319
Cydney C. Donnell111,193,6568,109,126203,118
Mary C. Egan119,142,921282,28980,690
Alison M. Hill119,146,740281,71577,445
Craig A. Leupold119,134,623289,60981,668
Oliver Luck118,367,9301,056,30181,669
C. Patrick Oles, Jr.119,131,592292,92281,386
John T. Rippel119,133,084291,04581,771

There were 3,804,501 broker non-votes with respect to the election of directors.

Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of Executive Compensation
AffirmativeNegativeAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit NumberTitle
104Cover page interactive data file (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


Pursuant to the Requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated:May 4, 2021By:/s/ Kim K. Voss
Kim K. Voss
Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer