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NVC began offering classes in the fall of 1995 as one of the newest additions to the Alamo Colleges District. As of 2018, there are over 18,000 students taking courses at NVC. Most of the classes offered lead to a two-year associate degree or one-year certificate option.


In response to the COVID-19 crisis, classes and student services are being conducted remotely. Watch for news below, go to COVID-19 Updates for information, or visit Remote Services for online resources...

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    2020 Commencement on December 3 at 7pm

    Planning to participate in our 2020 commencement? Students who complete(d) their degree requirements in Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020 (lacking only 8 credit hours or less) are eligible...
    Learn more about our commencement
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    National Speaker Brings Antiracist Message

    Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of the #1 New York Times best-selling book, “How to be an Antiracist” and Time magazine’s “Most 100 Influential People of 2020” will be the guest speaker on Nov. 4 at in a virtual webinar at 11 am.
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    Wintermester 2020 - Earn Credit for a Full Semester During the Holiday!

    Wintermester Classes Begin on Dec. 14 and last 3 weeks. Registration Begins Nov. 9 for Current Students with 46+ Credit Hours, Nov. 11 for 31+ hrs, Nov. 13 for 9+, and Nov. 16 for All Students. Register by Dec. 9!
    Click Here to Learn More!
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    Graduating? Want to Thank Someone?

    Is there someone you want to thank for helping you graduate? If so, please complete the form by 5pm Tuesday, November 3rd to have your photo and message included in NVC’s Commencement Ceremony coming later this fall...
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    NVC Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art STEM Learning Center

    NVC recently broke ground on its new 52,550 square foot STEM Building, an innovative, project-based learning hub for collaboration among students in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
    Click here for more...
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    NVC Signs Agreement for EcoLab Field School

    In less than two years’ time, we have added our second field school for students to do graduate-level research. Most community college students have to wait until they are juniors or seniors at four-year colleges...
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    Laptops and Hotspots for Student Checkout!

    Current Northwest Vista College students who are registered for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 courses may qualify for free loaner laptops and hotspots. Please fill out the form and wait to hear from us before coming to the college...
    Click Here for More!
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    COVID-19 Updates

    In response to the COVID-19 crisis, classes and student services are being conducted remotely - click below for more information and resources for learning, teaching, and working remotely...
    Learn More
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    Veterans - Request for Enrollment Certification

    VA students may now submit their Request for Enrollment Certification online. Please click below for more information.
    Learn More
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    Wi-Fi Parking Area Designated

    A Wi-Fi Parking Area has been designated for use by students in Parking Lot 2. Please enter the campus from the Ellison Rd. entrance and keep at least 3 parking spaces between you and the next car.
    Wi-Fi Parking Area Designated
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    Check Your ACES Email!

    Your advisor sends you messages regularly in your ACES email so check it often! The deadline to apply for graduation is coming up on March 20th so make sure to talk to your advisor!
    Go to ACES now...
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    It’s now easier to sign in for college events! Our Event Pass is now available in AlamoExperience (formerly known as AlamoSync). Your participation in events across the campus will be documented on your NVC Experience Transcript.
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Spotlight Events

  • NVC Early Voting Site

    Tuesday, October 13

    NVC will open one building for voting as requested by Bexar County. The early voting Texas Primary Runoff Election will take place from Tuesday, Oct. 13 - Friday, Oct. 30 in Mountain Laurel Hall. More...


Upcoming Events

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    NVC Voting Day Site

    Tuesday, November 3
    Northwest Vista College will open one building for voting as requested by Bexar County. This opening is for a limited purpose mandated by election code statute. The voting will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in MLH.
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    Psychology Day

    Tuesday, November 10
    Information and interactive demonstrations about psychology for those interested in learning more about the science and what psychologists do. This year’s topics include stress, happiness, and many more!
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    Commencement 2020

    Thursday, December 3