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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

 Dr. Robert VelaIt's my pleasure to welcome you to San Antonio College!

Since 1925, SAC has provided students with a top-notch, quality education.  Still today, nearly 90 years after we opened our doors to the community, SAC offers a diverse class selection, affordable tuition, small class sizes, respected faculty and 11 exemplary programs.

As president, it is my job to ensure every student who seeks an education is given ample opportunities to be successful.  As a part of the Alamo Colleges District, we are charged by the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees and Chancellor, Dr. Bruce Leslie, to meet the needs of our growing community.  Each day, our incredible faculty and staff work together to reach our wildly important goal:  Student Success.

Our focus expands not only to degree-seeking students who intend to transfer to a four-year university, but to students who are seeking job training, self-enrichment and professional development.  On average, SAC serves about 24,000 students each semester.  Being the second largest higher education institution in San Antonio, we are proud of our diverse student body.  Students, of all ages, come to us from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, countries, and states.

On any given day during the academic year, you will find an array of events, activities, service opportunities and more, happening all around campus and in our community.  I urge you to participate and experience all San Antonio College has to offer.

Being President of SAC is a big job, but it is a highly rewarding position too.  I am honored to be at the helm of this great institution, and I look forward to many years to come.

Go Rangers!

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Dr. Robert Vela, Jr.


 Top Community Colleges for Hispanics 2017

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 Dr. Vela's Bio
 Dr. Vela's Resume
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Community Impact Stories

Serving SAC's Backyard - A Look at How San Antonio College is Addressing Issues of Access, Persistence and Completion

 How SAC is Tackling Poverty in College Head On   


New SAC Tech Store Takes Welcome Center to New Level 



 Convocation 2017

Fall 2017 Convocation Presentation


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2016 Convocation

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You're Still the One!
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 Fall 2016 Convocation
Pre-Show Presentation

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 2015 Convocation Presentation



Contact Information

Dr. Robert Vela, President
Location: Fletcher Administration Center, Suite 323 
Phone: 210-486-0959
FAX:  210-486-9254



Janet Lozano
Administrative Assistant to the President
Phone:  210-486-0957
FAX:  210-486-9254

Clarissa Vargas
Administrative Services Specialist
Phone:  210-486-0961

Irene CIsneros-Fuentes
San Antonio College Scholarships Coordinator
Phone:  210-486-0963

Dinorah González
Project Facilitator
Phone:  210-486-0967