Students with Children

Students raising children or other dependents have many responsibilities. Whether you are a parent, guardian or caretaker, the Alamo Colleges District recognizes the unique challenges students with children face as they pursue their educational and career goals.

Access to college doesn't just mean academic help; we are committed to helping overcome hurdles that keep students from reaching their goals.

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As part of a district-wide commitment to student success and meeting the needs of students beyond the classroom, on-campus advocacy centers are available at all five Alamo Colleges.

We partner with different organizations to provide services like job assistance, food security, clothing, childcare, utility assistance, and mental health counseling.

Student Advocacy Helpline:

Connect with your NLC's advocacy center by clicking the link below.

Northeast Lakeview College

Policies & Procedures

H.1.2 (Policy) Civil Rights Discrimination, Harassment,
and Retaliation

H.1.2.4 (Procedure) Pregnant and Parenting Students

NLC Student Parent Liaison Officers

The NLC Student Parent Liaison Officers serve students who are parents or guardians of children under 18 and provides  a range of resources to meet their needs that includes: promoting accessibility, privacy, and a comprehensive approach to support the academic and personal success of parenting students. Please contact our NLC Liaisons for  additional information or assistance:

Cristela Garcia

Ursella Castaneda

Connect with your peers

There are a lot of students who, like you, are raising children or other dependents in their care. Join the Student Parent Network on the AlamoEXPERIENCE portal to connect with other students with minor children under the age of 18, plus learn about events, resources and service information. All you have to do is click the button below, sign in with your ACES login, and click “Join.”

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The Alamo Colleges have nationally accredited, high-quality child development centers at three of our colleges. These resources are available to students attending any of the Alamo Colleges. Payment assistance and subsidized rates are available for qualifying students.

On-Campus Childcare

Palo Alto College

Ray Ellison Family Center


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San Antonio College

Early Childhood Center


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St. Philip’s College

Child Development Center


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Other Childcare Resources

Texas Workforce Commission Child Care Program

City of San Antonio Human Services


Health Care Services

Primary health care services are available to students enrolled at any of the Alamo Colleges through Wellness 360 clinics, in partnership with UT Health San Antonio. Available to students with and without health insurance, the program will provide treatment for allergies, colds, and other minor health issues. 

Learn more about Wellness 360


Technology Resources

Technology resources, such as laptops rentals, are available for any currently enrolled Alamo Colleges student in need of reliable computer access. These resources are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Students should contact their home college’s Information Technology department during their hours of operation (Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.).

NLC: 210-486-5777

Lactation Room

A Lactation Room is available at Northeast Lakeview College for employee and student use

      Paluxy Hall, RM 213


Our colleges offer a variety of FREE tutoring services students need to succeed academically. 

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The Alamo Colleges Foundation distributes financial awards from nearly 20 academic scholarship funds to support students raising children or other dependents. By submitting just one application each academic year, students with children will be considered for these scholarships and many more.

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