Empowerment Center

Women's Center

The SAC Empowerment Center offers comprehensive educational supportive and retention services in a one-stop environment for both students and the community. Services are provided for adult learners including parents, Foster Youth, DACA and undocumented students, immigrants, refugees, international students, English language learners, first-generation college students, residents of public housing/homeless and transitional shelters and other individuals needing support to succeed in a college environment. A wide range of services is offered to students on the department’s caseload including:  academic advising, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Student Program Support, parenting support programs, leadership development programs and other special programming. 


Empowerment Center Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
1st Saturday of Month 9:00 am-1:00 pm


Empowerment Center Drop in Virtual:   

Monday and Wednesday  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Click for Zoom Room  or https://alamo.zoom.us/j/819330099


Our department is the recipient of the following local, state, and national awards:   

  • 2015 NACADA Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award    
  • 2015 Finalist, Excelencia in Education Award   
  • 2014 STAR Award, Texas Coordinating Board – GED to College Transition Program  
  • 2007 STAR Award - Texas Coordinating Board – Parent Child Program  
  • 2006 Model Program Award, American Association of Women In Higher Education    
  • 2003 Alamo Workforce Development Board Award for Excellence Through Innovation