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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513 
mailto:nvc-library@alamo.edu
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED 
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How to Apply as a Potential Student on a Different Non-Immigrant Visa Type

Generally, most non-immigrant visa types may attend Northwest Vista College, some restrictions may apply. 

Test your English Skills

TOEFL exam Web site: www.ets.org

IELTS exam Web site: www.ielts.org

Foreign High School and/or College/University Transcripts

All foreign high school and/or college/university transcripts must be translated and evaluated from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member that includes translation, interpretation, and evaluation of the transcript.  www.naces.org

Other USCIS Immigration Information and Advising

Apply for a change in visa status to F1, complete the International student admissions as listed above and complete the USCIS form I-539 at www.uscis.gov.

Apply for reinstatement of your F1 student visa, complete the USCIS form I-539 at www.uscis.gov.

International Students (F1 visa) applying for Optional Practical Training, complete the USCIS form I-765 at www.uscis.gov.

International Students (F1 visa) applying for Severe Economic Hardship employment, complete the USCIS form I-765 at www.uscis.gov.

Pay your F1 visa SEVIS I-901 fee at www.fmjfee.com/i901fee.

Hours of Operation

Advising Services are offered all year. Please plan your advising session to avoid the peak periods and extended wait times.

Students are seen by Advisors on appointment basis. Mondays and Thursdays are Walk In Advising days.

NOTE: Sign-in will close when Advising Services have met maximum capacity (sessions are full for the day).


SPRING 2016 Hours of Operation

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 1pm - 5pm

UPCOMING CLOSURES:

International Student Services will be closed on the following days:

  • Friday, Jan. 22 - 1:00-5:00pm for Staff Development
  • Friday, Feb. 12 - Advising Summit
  • Friday, Feb. 26 - NVC Development Day
  • March 14-20 - Spring Break (College is closed)
  • March 25-27 - Easter Holiday (College is closed)
  • Friday, April 22 - Fiesta Holiday (Weekend classes will still meet)

Contact Information

NVC International Student Advising
nvc-international@alamo.edu

Diana Garcia - Advising Team Leader
dgarcia620@alamo.edu
(210) 486-4157
 
Elisa Ornelas - Certified Advisor
eornelas11@alamo.edu

(210) 486-4143

 
Orlando Castaneda - Certified Advisor
ocastaneda1@alamo.edu
(210) 486-4158
 
Luz Hernandez - Certified Advisor
lhernandez329@alamo.edu  
(210) 486-4159
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Location

The Academic Advising Services are located in  Cypress Campus Center (CCC) first floor hallway, directly past Student Financial Services.  Please visit the Advising Services Check In Window for assistance.