Empowerment Center

The Empowerment Center will be closed for SAC Scores Day on Friday, February 23, 2024. SAC Scores Day is a time for the college to undertake a comprehensive review and evaluate our goals and strategic planning.  

College offices will be closed to allow faculty and staff to collaborate during this day. However, there will be limited services available for advising (MLC) , enrollment (FAB) and at the Student Advocacy 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.


Empowerment Center Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

1st Saturday of the Month 9:00 am-1:00 pm


Empowerment Center Drop in Virtual:   

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

Tuesdays 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm




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

Contact Us

703 Howard St.
(corner Evergreen and Howard Streets)
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 486-0455

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