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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 to Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED
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Open Computer Lab:
 Mon-Thurs 7:30am-8:00pm
 Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
 Phone: (210) 486-4000
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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 you 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 year round.  Be proactive and plan your advising session to avoid the peak periods and extended wait times.

Students are seen by advisors on a First Come, First Serve basis and you must sign in via the Virtual Sign-in http://alamo.edu/nvc/virtualsignin/ to be seen. 

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

Spring Semester Hours

Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday                 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

UPCOMING ADVISING OFFICE CLOSURES:

 

 

 

Contact Information

NVC International Student Advising Email: nvc-international@alamo.edu 

 

Diana Garcia - Coordinator 
dgarcia620@alamo.edu 
(210) 486-4157
 
Elisa Ornelas - Senior Advisor 
eornelas11@alamo.edu 

(210) 486-4143

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

The Academic Advising Welcome Center is located in the lobby of Cypress Campus Center (CCC)