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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 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 2:30pm


 Course Schedule Listing-Online Courses Offered at NVC



 Spring 2018 16-week    Spring 2018-Flex I
 Spring 2018-Flex II     Maymester 2018
 Summer 2018 8-week   First Summer 2018  
 Second Summer 2018     Fall 2018 16-week
 Fall 2018-Flex I   Fall 2018-Flex II


*Note:  Go to schedule of classes to get a complete list of courses offered at Alamo Colleges District.

 Degree Online Programs


OLRN-001- Orientation Schedule - Canvas Learning Management System

Welcome Students, 

If you are new to online courses, you are required to enroll in a free "Orientation to Online Learning" in Canvas. You may register for a free mini-course (Orientation to Online Learning) by registering in ACES portal, and practice using the Canvas tools.  The mini-courses are listed below by term. If you have questions about Orientation to Online Learning, please email me at or call 210-486-4232 .

Spring 2018: 

  • Spring 2018 and Flex I - OLRN0001, CRN#19321, or #19322, or #19323, or #19324
  • Spring 2018 Flex II - OLRN0001, CRN#19326, or #19327

Summer 2018: 

  • Maymester 2018 and Flex I - OLRN0001, CRN#11266
  • Summer 2018 and First Summer - OLRN0001, CRN#11014, or #11155, or #11156
  • Second Summer 2018  - OLRN0001, CRN#11015




Required On-Campus Internet Orientation for online courses. Some instructors will require that you attend an instructor/class orientation on campus for each online course. Access Fall 2017 Class Schedule for information (notes) on date, time, bldg. and room#. Not familiar with the campus go to maps 


To Learn more about Canvas!



Where do I access my Internet Course(s)?


Start by logging in to ACES



When I click on the course link in "My Courses" tab nothing shows up.  Why?


Pop-ups might have been blocked



Contact Information

Administrative Services Specialist
Mary Esther Cortez - 210-486-4094

Academic Program Coordinator and VCT Coordinator
Adela Gonzales - 210-486-4232

Director, Teaching with Technology
Laura Lawrence - 210-486-4850

Academic Program Specialist
Charlie Young - 210-486-4403

Canvas Support 
210-485-0555, Opt. 2