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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 - Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm
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Juniper Hall, JH-106
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4000
Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 8:30pm
Closed Fridays during Summer 




When are the deadlines to apply, pay my tuition, and so on?

A comprehensive academic calendar can be found here .  Please read the calendar carefully so that you are fully aware of application deadlines, payment deadlines, etc.  

How do I apply?

For a detailed description of the application process, click here .  

I have submitted my application. Now what?

It will take 4-5 business days for your application to be processed, which will activate your ACES (Alamo Colleges Education Services) account .  It is very important that that you begin attempting to access your ACES account 4-5 days after submitting the application on  

Click here  to access your ACES account.

When you login, click on the e-mail folder icon toward the upper-left to view your acceptance
letter for more information.

If you are unable to login, please call the Helpdesk at 210-485-0555.

What is ACES?


ACES is a secure portal that provides students with access to various applications using a single sign-on. As an ACES user, you will have access to register for classes, financial aid information, email, library resources, and online courses. ACES will also provide you with the latest information of events and important news taking place within your college.  


To access ACES click here  

To obtain ACES Username click here  





What is a Banner ID number?

A Banner ID number can also be referred to as your student ID. It can be used to locate you in our system. It is best to always have your Banner ID number when filling out paper working or inquiring about your account.   

To obtain you Banner ID number Click HERE  

How is my residency determined and why is it important?

Residency for the purposes of enrollment can be divided in to three categories: In-District, Out-of-District Texas resident, and non-resident/non-Texas.  Your tuition and fees will be determined by your residency status, which you can learn more about here .  

Where do I have my transcripts sent?

Sending a Transcript:  

All official transcripts may be mailed to:  

Northwest Vista College
ATTN: Enrollment Services
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251

They can also be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope at the Enrollment Services teller window (CCC-100).  

How do I request my transcript?

Current Student  

You may request your transcript online by logging in to ACES .

Select Student tab and follow:
Web Services>Student & Financial Aid>Student Records>Request Printed Transcript

Please be sure that the form has been accurately completed before you submit it.  

If you have a transcript hold, your transcript request will NOT be processed.  You can check your holds at the Request Printed Transcript in ACES by clicking “View Holds” at the bottom of the page.  Please contact the Admissions and Records Office at Northwest Vista College for guidance on how to resolve holds.  

Former Student  

For instructions on how to request a transcript click HERE .