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Our Programs Include: Associate of Applied Science – Career and Technical Education, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science Degrees, Certificates, and More!

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NVC began offering classes in the fall of 1995 as one of the newest additions to the Alamo Colleges District. As of 2018, there are over 18,000 students taking courses at NVC. Most of the classes offered lead to a two-year associate degree or one-year certificate option.

NVC News & Announcements

The latest news, important announcements, and success stories from NVC. Watch for news below and visit Return to Campus for online resources...

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    Vaccine Clinic at NVC

    NVC joined with San Antonio Metro Health to bring these clinics for the community ages 12 and up who want to receive their first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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    Disc golf course is reopening!

    The Northwest Vista College (NVC) Disc Golf course, with an updated design, has reopened after it was closed as part of the campus during the 2020 pandemic.
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    Return to Campus Plan Update

    For the summer and fall 2021 semesters, NVC will continue to observe the health and safety protocols already in place, including the requirement to wear face coverings at all locations.
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    Free COVID-19 Testing at NVC

    Testing is conducted at scheduled days/times in Mountain Laurel Hall, room MLH-132. You must register first so please follow procedure...
    Click Here for Procedure
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    Health Screening Stations

    If you come to campus in-person for student services, face-to-face classes, or anything else, you will need to be screened at one of our checkpoints - please see the map for hours of operation and locations.
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    Student Services Now in DWWC (NOT CCC)

    Please be aware that student services are now located in the new building, Desert Willow Welcome Center (DWWC), including admissions, advising, and more. They are no longer located in Cypress Campus Center (CCC).
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    Laptops and Hotspots for Student Checkout!

    Current Northwest Vista College students who are currently registered for courses may qualify for free loaner laptops and hotspots. Please fill out the form and wait to hear from us before coming to the college...
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    Nanotech Workshops and Research Projects

    Undergrad research projects and workshops will be offered in Fall 2021 for students enrolled in nanotechnology courses and receive a stipend of up to $1,800. Learn more about how to sign up today!
    Nanotech Workshops and Research Projects
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    NVC Partners with Microsoft to Build Datacenter

    In collaboration with Microsoft, NVC will develop a Datacenter Academy, the only one in Texas, with plans to begin welcoming students in spring 2022 (more...)
    NVC Partners with Microsoft to Build Datacenter
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    Real Estate Classes

    Selling real estate may be a perfect fit for you! Take any of these six qualifying real estate courses required by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) - see new schedule for Fall 2021 – Spring 2022.
    Real Estate Classes
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    NVC Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art STEM Learning Center

    NVC recently broke ground on its new 52,550 square foot STEM Building, an innovative, project-based learning hub for collaboration among students in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
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    NVC Recognized for Third Time by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

    San Antonio (April 7, 2021) - Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges District has been named one of the 2021 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC) for the third time by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.
    NVC Recognized for Third Time by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
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    NVC Launches Pre-Nursing Cohort

    This group is designed to help students to accelerate their preparation and acceptance into nursing schools and includes automatic course enrollment, a personal faculty mentor, nursing school tours, and more!
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    NVC Student Accepted to the NASA NCAS Program

    First year Northwest Vista College student Mary Boyles was recently accepted into the NASA NCAS (NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars) program.
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    Veterans - Request for Enrollment Certification

    VA students may now submit their Request for Enrollment Certification online. Please click below for more information.
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    Check Your ACES Email!

    Your advisor sends you messages regularly in your ACES email so check it often! The deadline to apply for graduation is coming up on March 20th so make sure to talk to your advisor!
    Go to ACES now...
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    AlamoExperience

    It’s now easier to sign in for college events! Our Event Pass is now available in AlamoExperience (formerly known as AlamoSync). Your participation in events across the campus will be documented on your NVC Experience Transcript.
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Spotlight Events

  • NVC Early Voting Site - Oct. 18-29

    Monday, October 18

    Northwest Vista College will open one building for voting as requested by Bexar County. This opening is for a limited purpose mandated by election code statute.

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Upcoming Events

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    PCA Gallery Photography Exhibit: Desert Flowers - JC Gonzo

    Monday, September 13
    Desert Flowers is a Polaroid SX-70 series featuring the American Southwest in bloom and its queer youth, serving as documentation of both ecological and cultural resilience, perseverance, and beauty.
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    Employee Development Day

    Friday, October 29
    Northwest Vista College will be closed on Friday, October 29 for Employee Development Day. Evening classes will meet after 5:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly.
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    NVC Election Day Voting Site

    Tuesday, November 2
    Northwest Vista College will open one building for voting as requested by Bexar County. This opening is for a limited purpose mandated by election code statute.
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    Last Day To Widthdraw

    Friday, November 12
    The last day to withdraw from your classes for the Fall 16-week semester will be November 12, 2021.
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    Thanksgiving Weekend!

    Thursday, November 25
    Northwest Vista College Thanksgiving Weekend will begin on November 25th and end on November 28th. The campus will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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    PCA Gallery Art Exhibit: Work From Home/At Home At Work - Hannah March Sanders

    Wednesday, October 26
    This is an exhibition of the artist book 'The Women's ABC Book' by Hannah March Sanders.