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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 - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: CLOSED 
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Dismissal from another College/ University 

 

I was dismissed /suspended from another College or University. My advisor told me I need to complete hours at a Community College in order to transfer back.

If you are transferring to Northwest Vista College after being dismissed from another school (to include other colleges from the Alamo Colleges District), you will need to complete the Academic Dismissal process prior to being eligible to enroll in courses. The process includes:

Ensuring that you have an active application for admission on file
Attending a Pre-Petition Information Session
Submitting a Petition for Waiver of Academic Dismissal (Click here to obtain the Petition Packet.)
Attend an Advising Interview with a Certified Academic Advisor (not available on a walk-in basis) 

The Certified Academic Advisor will determine your eligibility and help you prepare a plan of action. 

Petitions for Waiver of Academic Dismissal are only accepted for the spring and fall 16-week semesters. We do not accept petitions for the summer or Flex semesters. 

Please be aware that submission of a petition does not guarantee approval.

If you are planning to transfer back to your previous institution, we highly recommend you discuss the following items with your current advisor prior to enrolling at NVC: 

  • How many credit hours do I need to complete successfully before I can transfer back?
  • Are there any specific courses that I should enroll in first while attending Northwest Vista College?
  • How will the courses I take at NVC impact my GPA there once I transfer back?
  • Once I have met all the necessary requirements, what is the process in order to transfer back?

 

 

 

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NOTE: Our online advising is temporarily unavailable while we transition to a new chat service. For assistance please contact your assigned advisor, call our Advising Call Center at 210-486-4100, or visit our Advising Services front counter located in the Cypress Campus Center, room 108. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Advising Hours

NVC Student Success

Hours of Operation

Walk-In Services are available: 

Mondays: 8:00am-12:00pm

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

Note:

Appointments are not available the same day, they must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance. 

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.

Location

The Academic Advising Services are located in Cypress Campus Center (CCC) first floor hallway, directly past Student Financial Services. Please visit the Advising Services Check-in Window for assistance.

Contact Information

Academic Standards Team:

nvc-stusuccess@alamo.edu

210-486-4459