How to Apply

Admissions and Enrollment Process

Select your student type below to learn more about the admissions and enrollment process.


First Time in College Students

Transfer, Former, and Transient Students

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Enrollment Coach

Senior Citizen Students

Veteran Students

International Students

Proceso de Admisión, Admii, Admisión 


Ready to begin your journey at San Antonio College? Students can apply at any time throughout the year. We offer the following terms:

Fall Terms

Spring Terms

Summer Terms

Fall 16 Week: Aug.-Dec.

Spring 16 week: Jan. – May.

Maymester (3 week): May

Fall Flex 1 (8 week): Aug.-Oct.

Spring Flex 1 (8 week) Jan.-May.

Summer 1 (5 week): June-July

Fall Flex 2 (8 week): Oct.-Dec.

Spring Flex 2 (8 week): Mar.-May

Summer 2 (5 week): July-Aug.



Summer (8 week): June-Aug.

Select your student type below to learn more about your admissions and enrollment process.

Enrollment Checklist



Where to Apply

The Duran Welcome Center provides future students and their families’ assistance with the admissions process.

Tino & Milie Duran Welcome Center

The Welcome Center can be located in the Moody Learning Center Room 207. Free parking is available in non-designated faculty and staff lots.


Visit San Antonio College

SAC offers several tour options whether you are coming with a family member, by yourself, or with a group. 

 Virtual Campus Map

Schedule a Tour

Helpful Resources

Here are some helpful resources you may need as you complete your enrollment steps.

Pay for Classes

Students who do not pay for their classes on time will be dropped from courses!

Students who are paying out of pocket will have the option to either pay their tuition in full up front or divide their balance into installments. There is a $25 setup fee for installments plans.

Students paying in cash will pay in person at the Business Office, located on the first floor of the Fletcher Administration Center, Room 201. Students paying with a credit or debit card, or an electronic check, will pay online through their ACES account.

Visit the Business Office’s website to learn more about:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Payment plans
  • How to pay your tuition

Visit the Business Office Website

Financial Aid

All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student AID).

Visit the Financial Aid Office’s website to learn more about:

  • Submitting a FAFSA
  • Processing time line and process
  • Financial aid refunds
  • Different types of aid
  • Financial aid resources

Visit the Financial Aid website

Military Resources

Visit the Military and veterans Resources page to learn more about:

  • Tuition Assistance
  • Veterans Benefits
  • MyCAA

Visit the Military Resource Page

Disability Services

Eligible students may receive special accommodations in the classroom and for their placement testing.

  • Use of a recording device
  • A volunteer note-taker
  • A reader or scribe
  • And more

Visit the Access Office website

SAC Bookstore

After you’ve registered for your classes, you’ll need to get your textbooks. SAC’s bookstore is conveniently located on campus and offers students the options to purchase textbooks brand new or used, rent textbooks, or buy digital versions.

To determine which textbooks you need, visit the Bookstore’s website, click on “Books,” and enter in your Student ID number. You’ll be given a list of each book you need for every class you have registered for, m all in one convenient locations.

Visit the SAC Bookstore’s website



Enrollment Checklist

Need Help?

We have enrollment specialists ready to help you complete the steps to enroll. 

  • Visit the Duran Welcome Center, located in the Moody Learning Center Room 207.
  • Email the Office of Outreach and Recruitment at 
  • Or, call us at (210) 212-5266 to speak with an enrollment specialist.