Military Support Services

MSS Headquarters is located in the Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center, with full-time offices at JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Lackland, and Randolph.  We provide information, enrollment services and advocacy primarily for active-duty families.

Using veterans education benefits?:  SPC VA Department

Student Support for Military Families

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We support and advocate for active military families in areas not limited to:

  • Admissions & Enrollment
  • Residency & Tuition Rates
  • Tuition Assistance & MyCAA Funding
  • Changes due to Deployment
  • Overseas Advocacy
  • Many more -Ask us!

Phone (210) 486-2001
Remote Zoom ID: 2104862001

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Joint Base San Antonio Offices

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In-person student services are available at JBSA sites Monday-Thursday from 0800-1700.

Remote services are availble every Friday from 1000-1700 through through email, phone, and Zoom conference.  

Fort Sam Houston

Lackland

Randolph

REMOTE ZOOM ID: 2104862001

Courses Supporting Military & Veteran Families

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We provide courses on JBSA installations, on campus, and online.

Active military has priority for all JBSA installation courses.

SPC saves seats in online and campus courses for our Military & veteran-connected families.

Spring Courses

Summer Courses

Fall Courses

Military & Vet Priority Courses

MyCAA | Military Spouse Scholarship

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The Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Program offers up to $4000 for qualified military spouses towards a degree or certificate.

Spouses are encouraged to check MyCAA to qualify for funding for their program at St. Philip's College!

More on MyCAA

College Catalog / Programs

Education Plan Template

GEM | Air Force General Education Mobile

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Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM) is a partnership between CCAF and partnering accredited civilian schools to provide general education courses to meet CCAF requirements, online.

Let SPC help you finish your CCAF degree online, from anywhere around the globe!

More on GEM

All Course Search

Center for Distance Learning

 

AFVEC, ArmyIgnitED & Navy College Portals

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MSS provides assistance related to military education portals such as Tuition Assistance (TA) billing, grade reporting, graduation verification, reimbursement actions, and more. 

Contact us if you need assistance!

AF Virtual Education Center

ArmyIgnitED 2.0

Navy College

 

Workshops & Enrichment

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SPC provides free enrichment opportunities for our military & veteran families beyond the classroom.

Check out our WEB-RECON Wednesday Sessions, Financial Literacy, Academic Prep and student clubs and organizations.

 

Free Information Sessions

Student Life at SPC

Financial Literacy

LearnHow2Learn

 

Cost of Attendance 

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Annual estimates for Tuition & Fees, Room and Board, Books, Transportation and Miscellaneous expenses.

Understand how Residency impacts tuition rates.

Paying for college at SPC.

For specific program cost estimates, please contact our team for assistance.

See below for DoD Funded Tuition & Fee rates.

Estimated Cost Per Year

Bookstore / Textbooks

Residency Information

Paying For College at SPC

Net Price Calculator

Tuition, Fee & Refund Information

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In most cases, military families are eligible for our lowest, in-state tuition rates. Contact us for a review!

Military TA and MyCAA tuition and fee rates, just for you.

Refund and return of unearned Tuition Assistance policies.

Military Residency Verification

DoD Tuition & Fees 2021-22

DoD Tuition & Fees 2022-23

Refund Policies

Return of Unearned TA Policy

 

Payment Deferments for TA & MyCAA Students

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Sometimes payment deadlines come before funding is approved or before request windows open.

We provide payment deferments for students with delayed federal funding such as TA, VA, or MyCAA.

Don't get dropped!  Contact us if you have any questions.

Payment Deadlines

Payment Deferment (TA)

Payment Deferment (MyCAA)

 

Decision Making Information

St. Philip's College does not engage in high-pressure recruiting tactics, nor do we provide additional compensation for the recruitment of military-connected families. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Before engaging in any voluntary education activities, please consult your education service office for guidance regarding service-specific requirements, instructions, and/or regulations. 

College Accreditation

Program Accreditation

DoD Voluntary Ed Partnership

TA Decide Tool

Paying for College (CFPB)

College Financing Plan

College Scorecard

College Navigator

Financial Aid

Veterans Education Benefits

Career Services

Disability Support

Additional Services, Resources & Information 

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The Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center provides no-cost services to all Active Duty, Retired, Veterans, and their families.

College for All Texans provides information about attending college in Texas. 

The Texas Veterans Commission provides information on education, claims, employment, and more.

GSVOTC Information

College for All Texans

Texas Veterans Commission

Military One Source

Contact Information

Director, Student Success -Military
Ms. Betsy Hamilton
bhamilton@alamo.edu
210-486-2610
Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center (GSVOTC), Room 110C

Senior Advisor -Military
Mr. Jaime Sosa
jsosa70@alamo.edu
210-486-2423
Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center (GSVOTC), Room 110D

Military Support Services Team
dst-military@alamo.edu
210-486-2001
Mon-Thu 0800-1700 & Fri 1000-1700
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