Start your application process by visiting the AlamoINSTITUTES career exploration tool to view different programs and career paths offered at each of the colleges of the Alamo Colleges District.
Step 2: Apply for Admission Submit your application for admissions at www.applytexas.org for any one of our colleges: Northeast Lakeview College, Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College, St. Philip's College, and San Antonio College.
Use Ready– Set- Apply to guide you through the steps.
Please allow 5 days for processing.
Before you are admitted into one of the colleges of the Alamo Colleges District, we require your official transcripts.
|High School Seniors||Following Graduation, you must submit an official transcript with TEST SCORES and GRADUATION DATE|
|Home School Students||Submit a notarized transcript of high school equivalent work completed and graduation date.|
|GED Graduates||Submit official GED Certificate with scores from Texas Education Agency (TEA)|
Transcripts must be unopened and sealed in their original envelope to be accepted for admissions.
Once you receive your “Next Steps” email you can log in to ACES.
ACES is the online center for all your student information. You will be able to register for classes, review your financial aid, and pay your tuition. Visit https://alamoaces.alamo.edu to log in.
Find your information on logging in on the ACES page. If you have issues, please contact the helpdesk using the numbers listed on ACES.
AlamoNAVIGATE is your personalized event path, displaying specific "To Do's" for your registration. After logging into ACES click the "Start Here" tab to access "AlamoNAVIGATE" and begin following your path to enrollment.
|Download the Navigate App:||iTunes||Google Play|
AlamoNAVIGATE is not available to Dual Credit, Early College High School, or Alamo Academies students.
All students age 22 and younger must submit proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination.
To submit documentation visit AlamoNAVIGATE and select “Turn in Shot Record”.
Learn more about your rights and responsibilities with Go FAARR.
In AlamoNAVIGATE select “Complete Go FAARR Module”.
ALL STUDENTS ENTERING THE ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT MUST COMPLETE THE GO FAARR MODULE.
Get ready for your TSI Placement test with Test Prep.
In AlamoNAVIGATE select “Complete Test Prep”.
Take your TSI Placement Test to determine your placement into College-Level Math and Writing.
To schedule your TSI, visit AlamoNAVIGATE and select the event path “Take your Placement Test”
Refresher courses may be required, depending on your test scores.
Celebrate your transition to college! Meet other students and learn more about your college programs and services at New Student Orientation (NSO).
Log in to AlamoNAVIGATE and select “Sign up for Orientation” for more information about NSO at your college.
NSO IS REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW AND TRANSFER STUDENTS.
Log in to AlamoNAVIGATE and select “Meet with an advisor before registering” for advising information at your college.
ALL NEW AND TRANSFER STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ADVISING.
Pay your tuition to reserve your classes. Make full payment, apply for Financial Aid or set up an installment plan before the deadlines to avoid being dropped.
Visit AlamoNAVIGATE and select “Pay your bill” for information on available payment options.
Start Smart! Attend Class!
Attending and become an active learner in class will benefit your grades and advance your goals. Your first day and first week of classes provides you with the tools to succeed for the rest of the semester.
Not attending the first day of class may result in you being dropped from the course.
Currently, our campuses are closed for student safety due to COVID-19.
For immediate assistance and questions for all campuses, please call:
or toll-free at 1-844-20ALAMO (1-844-202-5266)
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First-Time Students Checklist
Former Students Checklist
Transfer Students Checklist
Help Desk is the central point of contact for all technology needs. Contact us by phone, email or visit.
District Helpdesk Information
Phone: 210-485-0555 Option 4
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
When calling, please have the following information readily available
San Antonio College Helpdesk
St. Philip's College Helpdesk
Palo Alto College Helpdesk
Northwest Vista College Helpdesk
Northeast Lakeview College