Records and Transcripts


The Records Office is committed to promoting Northwest Vista College’s mission and supporting the college’s strategic goals. We strive to provide excellence by delivering quality student and administrative support services.

You may update your student record by visiting the Records Windows located in the Cypress Campus Center Lobby. 

Please bring your photo ID and completed forms in order to ensure your requests are processed. 

We look forward to serving you!

Early Admissions Program

*High school students interested in learning about the Early Admissions Program please read below:

  • Application for Admission:  ApplyTexas (  Select "Early Admission" for admission type.

Comply with Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements.

Once all items are submitted, the application packet will be reviewed and decisions will be made within a week.

If admitted, students will be notified of next steps:

  •  Uploading any Bacterial Meningitis documentation.
  •  Setting up appointment with advisor. 
  •  Registration


Transcripts: Sending transcript to NVC & Requesting Transcript from NVC

Record Forms

  • Biographical Information Update Form
    This form is needed to change your name, social security number, address, and telephone number.
  • Change of Primary Institution
    This form is to change your main campus.
  • Add/Drop Slip
    This form is to be utilized to add/drop classes AFTER the web registration and schedule changes are closed.  Students can drop classes through their ACES account through the Census day of the term and should consult with Financial Aid and their Advisor prior to doing so.  Visit the Academic Calendar page to view all important deadlines.
  • Military Verification Form
    The Texas Education Code, Chapter 54.058(b) provides that military personnel assigned to duty within the State of Texas, their spouse, and their dependent children shall be entitled to pay the same tuition as a resident of Texas.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Student Information Release Policy / Confidentiality of Records

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) permits release of Directory Information without a student’s consent unless a student makes a written request to withhold the information.   Students may request their information not be released by completing the Request for Nondisclosure Form and submitting it to the Admissions and Records team.

The Alamo Colleges District designates student Directory Information as:

  1. Name
  2. Academic plan
  3. Enrollment status
  4. Dates of attendance
  5. Previous education agencies/institutions attended
  6. Degrees received
  7. Awards received
  • Social Security numbers are not Directory Information  
  1. The Alamo Colleges District must release students’ addresses and telephone numbers to military recruiters.

All forms must be completed and submitted to NVC Records and Transcript Department with an official photo ID.