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Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

Support Contacts: Helpdesk: 210-485-0555 | Weather Line: 210-485-0189


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St. Philip's College Library 

MLK Campus: (210) 486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: (210) 486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

Library Info  


Center for Distance Learning (SLC) 212.

Center for Distance Learning provides support for students taking online and hybrid classes. We offer face-to-face and online overviews on Instructure Canvas.  An open computer lab is provided for students to access their classes. We also assist students with technical questions.  In order for us to improve our services, please click on the student survey below.



  Student Survey



Quick Links

                               Student Resources To Free Online Learning   

Enrollment Steps    SmarterMeasure-Check Readiness    DL Events
Online Degree Plan     Brainfuse-247 Online Tutoring   Search for Classes
Respondus   Meningitis Waiver for Online   DL FAQs
    Blackboard Collaborate    BioSig   


"NEW" Information for Students

Your E-mail Just Got Smarter!                                          Using OneDrive  
Email-Related Questions   Login to OneDrive

Instructure Canvas

The Alamo Colleges is using Instructure Canvas (LMS) as its standard platform for delivery of online, hybrid, and web-enhanced classes. To get a successful start with your online classes, we recommend that you attend a one hour training overview or access an online overview. The overview sessions will include how to use the Canvas tools.  Faculty information on Canvas go to Instructional Innovation.

Check Your Computer

     Recommended Browser - Mozilla Firefox *  Check plugins (courtesy of Firefox)
                         Check updates: Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader and Java  
Instructions for disabling browser pop-ups:       Firefox.pdf: Video    *    IE8 and 9.pdf
Google Chrome  *   Google Toolbar.pdf *   Mobile Safari iPad.pdf   *   Safari.pdf

For more information go to Canvas Browser Check

ON-LINE ~ Student Canvas Overviews

* Students can self-register (PDF Steps)  (Video Steps)
* CRN# 18893: OLRN 0001 - Open now until May 2015
* CRN# 20359: OLRN 0001 - Open now until May 2015
* CRN# 22826: OLRN 0001 - Flex II starts March - May 2015

FACE-TO-FACE ~ Student Canvas Overviews

Sutton Learning Center (SLC) 213
Spring 2015    
**Canceled Jan 13th 2:00-3:00 PM
Thursday Jan 15th 3:30-4:30 PM
Tuesday Jan 20th 9:00-10:00 AM
Tuesday Jan 20th 1:30-2:30 PM
Wednesday Jan 21st 11:00-12:00 PM
Thursday Jan 22nd 3:00-4:00 PM
 Note: Schedule is subject to change.
Classes are also available by appointment.


Virtual ~ Student Canvas Overview

Attend a virtual Canvas Overview from anywhere with Blackboard Collaborate.
* Preview setup connections and make sure your are connected prior to class. PDF
* You must have an adequate connection speed and speakers. Microphone is optional.
* Please self-register with steps above.


For questions on the Canvas Overview, call (210) 486-2239, email or stop by SLC 212.

Staff Directory

Luis Lopez

Luis A. Lopez
Director of Instructional & Professional Development

Lucy Barlow

Lucy Barlow
Coordinator of Distance Learning

Belinda Esqueda

Belinda Esqueda
Distance Learning Support Specialist


Contact Information

MLK Campus
Sutton Learning Center
(SLC) 212 

CDL Help Desk:
(210) 486-2239

ACES Log-in Help Desk: 
(210) 486-2777

Support Central Hotline:
(210) 485-0555

Out of Town (TOLL FREE):
(866) 493-3947


Student Lab Hours

* Student Computer Lab is located in Sutton Learning Center (SLC) 213
Spring 2015

Day Time

Note: Hours are subject to change.

For assistance, please go to SLC 212.

Distance Learning Toolbox

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