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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 
mailto:nvc-library@alamo.edu
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED 
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You may not be aware that dismissal for scholastic reasons may severely restrict your choices of universities and programs in the future. If you are on financial aid, veteran’s assistance, or a family health insurance policy, you run the risk of losing that assistance. Please take advantage of the opportunity for assistance and guidance that can be gained from academic advisors and faculty so you can avoid a more serious situation in the future.

 


What is Academic Dismissal?

If students on Academic Probation or Continued Academic Probation at one of the Alamo Colleges do not earn a semester GPA of 2.0 as well as a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the semester following their probationary status, they will be placed on Academic Dismissal. In accordance with the Alamo Colleges' policy, students placed on Academic Dismissal are required to sit out one full fall or spring semester. Students placed on Academic Dismissal will receive ACES email notification from the Alamo Colleges informing them of their status at the end of the semester.

 


To learn more about the requirements to be considered for re-admission after an Academic Dismissal, please view the information on the links below:

 Academic Dismissal : First

 Academic Dismissal : Second

 Academic Dismissal : Third & Permanent

 Academic Dismissal : Non-Alamo Colleges

Northwest Vista College will begin accepting petitions for the Fall 2016 semester April 18, 2016. The deadline to submit a petition for 1st and 2nd Academic Dismissal will be August 1, 2016. The deadline to submit a petition for 3rd/ Permanent Dismissal is July 25, 2016. All petition packets must be submitted by email to nvc-stusuccess@alamo.edu by the deadline to be considered eligible for an advising session. When submitting your packet, ensure that all portions are completed. Incomplete packets will not be considered for an appointment. Appointments are limited, therefore it is recommended you submit your packet early. Once all appointment times and SDEV0171 course sections have been filled, no more petitions will be accepted regardless of the deadline date. 

At this time Academic Standards is no longer accepting Fall 2016 dismissal packets. Please continue to check back for information regarding the Spring 2017 petition season.

 

 

Advising Hours

NVC Student Success 

Hours of Operation

Fall 2016

Walk-In Advising is available: 

Mondays 8am-12pm

Thursdays 1:00pm - 6:00pm

 

General Hours of Operation 

Monday - Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 7:00pm

Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

First Saturday of the Month 9:00am - 1:00pm

Walk-in Advising sign-in opens at 8:00am on Mondays and 1:00pm on Thursdays. The Sign-in line will close when the Advising Services have met the maximum capacity to serve for the day.  Walk-in advising is available for limited services (pre-requisite overrides, quick questions, student holds and an overview of your degree plan) and are limited to 20 minutes. It is not guaranteed that you will be able to speak with your assigned advisor during a walk-in session due to availability.   

Currently enrolled students should schedule an advising appointment with their assigned advisor for assistance.  To meet with your assigned advisor, please schedule an appointment by utilizing the link sent to you by your advisor via your ACES email. 

Appointments are not available the same day, they must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Appointments are available Monday - Thursday when scheduled in advance with your assigned advisor.

The Advising Services office may be reached by phone at (210) 486-4100. Please be able to provide your full name, and banner ID when requesting specific information. There may be longer waiting times during peak times such as registration.   

Our online advisor is also available for quick advising support at a distance during the hours of operation. 

Contact Information

Academic Standards Team:

nvc-stusuccess@alamo.edu

(210) 486-4459