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We offer what you need to achieve success. Come explore and find out why so many students have decided to call one of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District the pathway to their future.

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Alamo Colleges' Library Information

St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
• Southwest Campus Library

 Receive up to $4,000 for your Education!   

The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation.  Please view the FACT SHEET for more information.

The Alamo Colleges have four colleges participating in MyCAA (All listed as Alamo Community College District at MyCAA): 

Northwest Vista College  St. Philip's College
Palo Alto College  San Antonio College

The above colleges have signed the Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding. 

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Compare our costs.  How far will $4,000 take you?

DoD Funded Student Tuition Rates 2017-2018

Northwest Vista College DoD Rate 2018-2019
Palo Alto College DoD Rate 2018-2019
St. Philip's College DoD Rate 2018-2019
San Antonio College DoD Rate 2018-2019

Students in courses with special program tuition should contact our representatives for assistance with special course tuition rates.

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Our colleges are listed under the Alamo Community College District when searching MyCAA for institutions.

See if you qualify at MyCAA for funding:
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Get More for Less:

Our affordability extends the value of Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) funding.

DoD/MyCAA 2017-2018 Tuition and Fee Table
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If you would like assistance using or understanding any of the tools above, please contact your college Advisor or our installation site representative.

The Choice is Yours:

 The Alamo Colleges have a vast selection of degree and certificate options.

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General Enrollment Process

Requesting Your MyCAA Education & Training Plan  

  1. Have an approved MyCAA account
  2. Ensure the program you wish to pursue qualifies for MyCAA funding through MyCAA (catalog program outline)
  3. Complete all college admissions requirements (eligible to register)
    • Ensure your name on the college student record matches your name in the DEERS system
    • Ensure your declared program of study is correct in your college student record (Alamo GPS) 
    • Send us a request for an education plan for MyCAA
    • Include your name and student ID (BANNER ID)
    • Please allow two business days 

Paying for Courses & Payment Deadlines: 

Students must be paid in full, enrolled in a payment plan or have an approved payment extension* by the payment deadline to avoid being dropped from all courses.  
  • Payment DEADLINES
    • Three main semesters per year; Fall, Spring, Summer
    • Some semesters include additional parts of the term which begin later, such as Start II, Flex II, etc.
    • During a payment deadline, payment is due for all courses in the entire semester, regardless of when they begin 
  • Payment by MyCAA
    • Students with approved MyCAA funding must submit documents for processing
    • Approved MyCAA forms may be submitted by email to or in person to the college Bursar/Business Office
    • All information on MyCAA documents must be correct
    • Forms with incorrect information will not be accepted
  • PAYMENT EXTENSIONS for students with pending MyCAA funding*
    • Occasionally payment deadlines occur before you are eligible to request MyCAA or before your funds are approved
    • Payment extensions may be granted until the last payment deadline before semester start
    • Payment Extension Request* 
      Payment extensions are not processed on holidays or weekends
  • Students are responsible for paying all charges not covered by MyCAA by the payment deadline
    • Payments by credit, debit or check are made through your student account
    • Cash payments are made in person at the college Bursar/Business Office
    • Students are responsible for ensuring financial aid (if awarded) is applied

During the months of June and July, the colleges operate on a 4 day work-week, closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  MyCAA documents must be turned in no later than 1500 on the Thursday before payment deadlines in order to be processed.  Students may opt at any time to enroll themselves in a payment plan online through their student account to secure their courses.

Payment Extension Requests for Pending MyCAA Funds 

If your payment deadline is before your financial assistance request window or prior to funding approval, you may request a payment extension.  A payment extension may be granted for those eligible for up front MyCAA financial assistance.  Please see our Payment Extension Request form. 


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