Academic Advising

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Welcome to the San Antonio College Advising Department! 

We look forward to serving you! Visit our ADVISING FAQs to get details on registration, tuition, & other important information

UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES:
  • January 26: Spring payment deadline (Set up a PAYMENT PLAN to secure your classes)

  • January 30: Advising appointments resume (Visit Advising Appointments below for more details)

IF YOU NEED:
First-come First-serve Availability

Advising is always available on a first-come, first-serve basis. When visiting the department without an appointment, you can expect extended wait times. We would like for you to have the best possible advising experience so, for your convenience, consider virtual drop-ins. 

January 3 - January 28 (Monday - Friday)

DAY VIRTUAL DROP-INS ON-CAMPUS DROP-INS *
MONDAY 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
TUESDAY RESUME 02/07/23 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY N/A 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
THURSDAY N/A 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
FRIDAY 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

January 1 - June 3 (All Saturdays in January & 1st Saturday every other month)

DATE VIRTUAL DROP-INS ON-CAMPUS DROP-INS *
JAN 7 N/A  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
JAN 14 N/A  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
JAN 21 N/A  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
JAN 28 N/A  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
FEB 4 N/A 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
MAR 4 N/A 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
APR 1 N/A 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
MAY 6 N/A 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
JUN 3 N/A 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
* On-campus drop-ins are located in the Moody Learning Center (MLC) on the ground floor. 

Drop-In Services:

  • Receive brief (≤ 15 mins) advising guidance 
  • Get assistance with general questions
  • Review Registration PIN tasks 
  • Identify resources to support your success in school
  • Complete Change of Major and Change of Primary Institution requests

CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL DROP-IN ADVISING

Advising Appointments
NOTE: Advising appointments resume January 30, 2023
  • Receive 30-45 min guidance through your ASSIGNED ADVISOR
  • New SAC students, are assigned an advisor by census day of their first semester on campus and, can begin scheduling appointments after attending a general advising session. 
  • Visit Advising How-to Guides to learn how to schedule appointments
  • Get assistance with Dismissal petitions, Financial Aid appeals, and Graduation applications
  • Review your Individual Success Plan (ISP)
  • Complete advising before submitting 3-peat/27-hour Tuition Appeal
  • Learn how to petition for Course Overloads
  • Contact the Advising Office if your assigned advisor's schedule does not appear in Navigate 
* Visit "My Page" on ACES to view "My Advisor" & contact your advising institute if you do not have an assigned advisor:
Please include your Banner ID number
Important Dates & Payment Deadlines

Here are important dates for you to take note of:

  • COLLEGE CLOSURES:
    • September 5, 2022: Labor Day
    • October 28, 2022: Employee Development Day
    • November 18, 2022: Student Success Division Retreat
    • November 24-27, 2022: Thanksgiving Weekend
    • November 30, 2022: Submission deadline for Change of Primary Institutuion (Spring 2023)
    • December 20, 2022-January 2, 2023: Winter Break
    • January 16, 2023: Martin Luther King Day
    • March 13-19, 2023: Spring Break
    • April 7-9, 2023: Easter Holiday
    • April 28, 2023: Fiesta Holiday
    • April 30, 2023: Submission deadline for Change of Primary Institutuion (Summer 2023)
    • May 25, 2023: Commencement
    • June 19, 2023: Juneteenth Holiday
    • July 4, 2023: Independence Day Holiday
    • July 31, 2023: Submission deadline for Change of Primary Institutuion (Fall 2023)
  • SPRING PAYMENT DEADLINES (7:30 P.M.)
    • December 8, 2022
    • January 12, 2023
    • January 19, 2023
    • January 26, 2023
    • February 9, 2023
    • March 16, 2023
    • March 23, 2023
NOTE: Registration before an upcoming deadline requires payment in full or, to avoid being dropped on the payment deadline, you should consider establishing a Payment Plan  

Registration Information & Course Details

Satisfactory Academic Progress (Financial Aid Appeal)

Submission Dates

  • Fall 2022: May 2 - June 30, 2022 (before 11:59 p.m.)
  • Spring 2023: September 12 - November 4, 2022 (before 11:59 p.m.)
  • Summer 2023: No Appeal Process

Complete your SAP Appeal

  • Watch this brief tutorial
  • Update your GPS degree plan in ACES
  • Make your SAP appointment in Navigate or visit Advising in Moody Learning Center (MLC) ground floor to schedule your session 
  • Complete your Reasons for Appealing in ACES (Visit Writing Center for help preparing your reasons)
  • Submit supporting documentation to the Financial Aid office within seven (7) days

Students completing SAP appeals must be current SAC students:

REMINDERS FOR:

Contact your assigned advisor for additional assistance. Visit ACES "My Page" for the name and e-mail of your assigned advisor. If you do not have an assigned advisor, contact your advising institute:

Please include your Banner ID number

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