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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am to 6:00pm

Appropriate Use of Information Technology Resources Policy C.1.9

The Student Open Computer Lab provides students with the latest technology and resources, as well as the assistance, needed to successfully complete class assignments and projects.  The purpose of the Student Open Computer Lab Guidelines are to provide guidance regarding both computer use and Internet access to safeguard our students and the longevity of lab equipment. The Student Open Computer Lab adheres to Alamo College District policy C.1.9 Appropriate Use of Information Technology Resources.


Guidelines for Computer Users 

  • Students must sign-in to any workstation with their Banner ID.
  • Priority is given to academic work.
  • Patrons must provide their own storage media (i.e. flash drive) in order to save their documents.
  • The Student Computer Lab is not responsible for stolen personal items that are left unattended
  • Lab techs at the Service Desks are available to provide assistance in use of computers and printing related to course work.
  • Viewing sites that are offensive, vulgar, promote violence and/or unrelated to coursework is NOT ACCEPTABLE. Users viewing such sites will result in expulsion from the Student Open Computer Lab.
    • The Lab monitor has the right to deem material and websites unacceptable for viewing.
  • Any time a lab tech states the lab is closing or needs to be evacuated, all participants are to leave immediately. No exceptions.
  • Any policy violations may result in the loss of Student Open Computer Lab privileges. Failure to follow such guidelines and Alamo College District policies may result in the revocation of all lab privileges, college disciplinary action (as specified in the Code of Student Conduct in the Student Handbook), and civil or criminal prosecution.


Food and Beverages

  • Food of any kind is not permitted at the computer stations. Only drinks with sealed lids are allowed.
  • Lab users are expected to exhibit proper housekeeping habits. Please keep the work area clean.



  • Printing is available on all computers in the Student Computer Lab through the Pay per Print system.

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Children in the Student Open Computer Lab:

  • Children in the Student Open Computer Lab are required to be supervised at all times
    • Northwest Vista College does not endorse Academic censorship
    • Nor does it block, prohibit or refrain computer course work that may be inappropriate for children

Hours of Operation

Phone: 210-486-4701

Summer Semesters
Monday - Thursday:  7:30am - 6:00pm
Closed Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday - Thursday:  7:30am - 8:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

*Hours are subject to change


This is our Pay per Print management system

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Contact Information

For more information contact:
210-486-4777 (Option 1) 

Jose Olivares
Technology Support Supervisor
Phone: 210-486-4791

Chadwick J. Cardenas
Information System Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4024

Walker Hobbs
Computer Support Technician
Phone: 210-486-4780


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