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 women and non-traditional students including single parents, displaced homemakers, first-generation college students, residents of public housing, dislocated workers, and other individuals needing support to succeed in a college environment. 

A wide range of services are offered to students on the departments caseload including academic advisement, childcare referrals, parenting support programs, workshops, educational re-entry services, community resource referrals, leadership development programs for women, scholarship resources, GED services, outreach conferences and other special programming. 


Empowerment Center Office Hours:
Monday-Wednesday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Empowerment Center

We have staff ready to assist you with general questions in a live virtual Zoom Room.
Monday – Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Click for Zoom Room  or
https://alamo.zoom.us/j/819330099

*Limited advising on Wednesday from 1 - 5 p.m. due to Group Advising 

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