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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
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm


 Course Schedule Listing-Online Courses Offered at NVC



 Spring 2016 16-week    Spring 2016-Flex I  
 Spring 2016-Flex II   Maymester 2016
 Summer 2016 8-week   First Summer 2016
 Second Summer 2016   Fall 2016 16-week
 Fall 2016-Flex I   Fall 2016 Flex II


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

 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 .


 Summer 2016: 

  • Maymester 2016 - OLRN0001, CRN#11266
  • Summer 8 week & First Summer 2016 - OLRN0001, CRN#11014 or 11155 or 11156
  • Second Summer 2016 - OLRN - 0001, CRN#11015


   Fall 2016:

  • Fall 2016 - 16 wk & Flex I - OLRN0001, CRN#19810 or 21714 or  21718 or 21719
  • Fall Flex II 2016 - OLRN0001, CRN#19834 or 21720




Required On-Campus Internet Orientation for Summer 2016 courses.  Some instructors will require that you attend an instructor/class orientation on campus for each online course.  Access Summer 2016 Schedule   for information 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

Faculty Trainer
Cynthia Franklin - (210) 486-4644

Dir of Instructional Professional Development
Laura Lawrence - (210) 486-4850