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Welcome to ACES

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.

Student Survey
        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 complete the survey.  


Quick Links to FREE Student Resources

           Technical Training        BioSig
    Brainfuse - Online Tutoring  Respondus
   SmarterMeasure-Check Readiness           Blackboard Collaborate
   Log in to OneDrive  What is OneDrive  


Sync Your Aces Email to a Mobile Device

           IOS/iPhone/iPad              Android                          Windows Phone   


Helpful Information for Students

           Search for Classes Online Degree Plan  DL FAQs
   Enrollment Steps             DL Events                      Meningitis Waiver for Online


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  

              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# 22826: OLRN 0001 - Flex II starts March - May 2015

FACE-TO-FACE ~ Student Canvas Overviews

Sutton Learning Center (SLC) 213
Spring Flex II    
Tuesday March 17th 4:00-5:00 PM
Thursday March 19th 1:30-2:30 PM
Monday March 23rd 9:00-10:00 AM
Wednesday March 25th 10:00-11:00 AM
 Note: Schedule is subject to change.
Classes are also available by appointment.


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
Mon-Fri  8 am - 1 pm
Saturday  Closed

Note: Hours are subject to change.

For assistance, please go to SLC 212.

Distance Learning Toolbox