A center for educational excellence, Northeast Lakeview College combines innovative classroom instruction with hands-on experience to provide exemplary enrichment opportunities. As the newest community college in the nation, we provide a variety of degree plans, flexible course schedules, and a small, student-focused environment.
Northeast Lakeview College currently serves more than 6,000 students from the ten Metrocom Communities and northeast San Antonio – including Bexar, Comal, and Guadalupe Counties. The College continues to grow rapidly and at capacity, Northeast Lakeview College will serve 15,000 students.
Northeast Lakeview College is a public community college within the system of Alamo Colleges, established in partnership with its communities, that is focused on student success through the offering of Associate degrees and continuing education, promoting engagement in civic activities and organizations, and encouraging participation in cultural and enrichment programs.
Campus and Building Maps
Academic I Building
Function: To provide academic classrooms, laboratories, and faculty office spaces in support of the College’s academic programs.
Size: 64,241 square feet
Career Technology Building
Function: To provide classroom, laboratory, and office spaces to support the College’s instructional programs.
Size: 22,300 square feet
Fine Arts Building
Function: To provide classrooms, practice rooms, rehearsal hall, drawing studio, kilns, and office spaces in support of the College’s fine arts programs.
Size: 25,285 square feet
Library/Learning Resources Center
Function: To provide library, learning laboratories, community meeting rooms, computer laboratories and administrative office spaces.
Size: 82,620 square feet
Performing Arts Center
Function: To provide a space for the performing arts, including an auditorium, stage, gallery, green room, costume storage, classroom, and dressing rooms
Size: 22,320 square feet
Function: To provide facility operations space for maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, department of public safety, campus mailroom, the chiller plant, building trades, HVAC equipment, and office space.
Size: 10,763 square feet
Function: To provide biology, chemistry, physics, and astronomy laboratories, classrooms, preparation areas, and office spaces.
Size: 26,144 square feet
Student Commons/Student Services Building
Function: To provide spaces in support of a comprehensive student services program which includes a cafeteria, enrollment services, student activities, lecture theater, print shop, business office, bookstore, and classrooms.
Size: 64,191 square feet
Function: To provide space wellness and kinesiology classes , including two dance studios, two basketball courts, a weight room, classrooms, a nutrition laboratory, and offices.
Size: 46,617 square feet
Additional Features and Facilities:
Size: 430 square feet
Rock Climbing Wall
Size: 800 square feet; 3-stories
Expected Date of Completion: July 31, 2012
Northeast Lakeview College History
As result of the 2005 Bond election of the newest Alamo College, Northeast Lakeview College, is now complete. The $125M houses over approximately 370,000 square feet of academic space. Located at Loop 1604 and Kitty Hawk, Rd, it sits on 245 acres and enrolls more than 5,000 students, from Bexar, Comal, and Guadalupe Counties.
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Northeast Lakeview College Street Names and Rationale
Castella Circle: the main entrance to the campus, named after the family who agreed to the sale of the land to ACCD for the new college.
Lower Valley Rd: named after the Lower Valley School # 33 that eventually will become a restored 19th Century Texas rural school house and educational museum on the NLC campus.
Lakeview Parkway: the longest NLC roadway, named in honor of the signature geographic feature of the college site.
Kruse Circle: named after the family that last farmed the current college property, for over a fifty year period. The Kruse Circle roundabout is almost the exact location of the farm house and the farm well.
Metrocom Circle: named after the ten small-medium sized northeast communities that advocated for and supported the development of the newest of the five Alamo Colleges.
JECA Drive: named after the Judson ISD-ACCD collaborative partnership, the Judson Early College Academy, located on the NLC campus
College Way: the north entrance to the campus, named after the purpose of the entire site