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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
210-486-0559
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Benefits and Services  

As a participant in the Project VALOR program at San Antonio College, you will have access to the following benefits and services: 

Advocacy:  

  • A point of contact for Veterans services, needs and resources
  • Weekly or bi-weekly Student Mentoring via phone, email, text or office visits to discuss student progress and specific areas of concern 
  • Liaison for on and off campus services & referrals
  • Individual Case Management

Academic Support:  

  • Academic Advising and assistance with course selections
  • Academic  tutoring
  • Academic Success Workshops
    • Academic & Career Exploration
    • Learning to Learn (learning styles, math anxiety, study tips, test-taking anxiety)
    • Personal Management (time management, stress management, identifying goals)
    • Online Learning
  • Individualized Graduation Plan
  • Access to Computer/Study Lab

Financial Aid & Scholarship Advisement  

  • Assistance with applying for Financial Aid and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Assistance with identifying public and private scholarships
  • Information and resources on using Financial Aid with VA Education Benefits 

Financial Literacy Workshops:  

  • Assistance in making the best use of GI benefits (including budgeting and financial management)
  • Personal and family budget planning
  • Cost planning for postsecondary education (e.g., spending, saving, personal budgeting)
  • College cost of attendance (e.g., public vs. private, tuition vs. fees, personal costs)
  • Financial Assistance (e.g., searches, application processes, differences between private and governmental loans)

Transfer Counseling & Advising  

  • Four-year College & University Campus Visits
  • College Transfer Fairs

Other Services:  

  • Leadership Training & Development opportunities
  • Cultural Events

 

**Please Note: Students do not have to be using or receiving VA benefits to participate in this program  

 

Project VALOR Eligibility

Eligible students must be:

  • Currently enrolled at San Antonio College or have been accepted for the upcoming semester
  • A Veteran student (a copy of your DD214 or Certificate of Eligibility is required) who meets at least one (1) of the criteria listed below:
    • First-Generation college student
    • Income eligible college student
    • Verifiable Disability

Contact Us

In Person:
Oppenheimer Academic Center,
Room 227

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Monday - Friday
 

By Phone:
210-486-1418

 
By Mail:
Student Support Services
San Antonio College
1819 N. Main, P.O. Box 702
San Antonio, TX 78212
 
By Email:

sac-vsss@alamo.edu  

* Project VALOR is a federally funded TRIO Student Support Services-Veterans program