The colleges of the Alamo Colleges District has suspended all in-person visits and staff will be serving students remotely.  You may communicate with our department via email, nvc-assessment@alamo.edu, phone at 210-486-4346 or our online Testing chat service.

Zoom Lobby Hours of Operation For Spring

Monday - Thursday

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Friday

 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Zoom Chat

Hours of Operation For Spring

Monday - Wednesday:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

 Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (First Saturday of the Month)

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we remotely serve you!

 

Please note the NVC Testing Center will be closed Monday, March 8th through Sunday, March 14th, for Spring Break and will reopen on Monday, March 15th with normal business hours.

 

The TSI Assessment is now available to be taken from home.  Click here for information on taking the TSI from Home.

AP and CLEP

The CLEP administration has been suspended

The CLEP administration does not allow at home test proctoring and on campus testing has been temporarily suspended. You may seek other testing centers offering on campus testing. Please visit College Board for availability near you.  You may visit https://clep.collegeboard.org/coronavirus-updates regarding purchased CLEP Registration Tickets close to expiration.
 
CLEP (College Level Examination Program)

CLEP Exams - Suspended

The Northwest Vista College Assessment & Testing Office is a testing site for CLEP exams. If you are interested in taking a CLEP Exam, please review the available subjects listed on the CollegeBoard CLEP webpage.

CLEP Fees 

CLEP Administration

  • To schedule a CLEP Exam - Suspended
  • Show up at least 30 minutes ahead of scheduled time for CLEP Administration.
  • Must have printed receipt for NVC CLEP Proctoring Fee
  • Must have print out of CLEP Registration Ticket.
  • Allow for at most 2 hours (3 hours if taking College Composition CLEP).
Awarding AP/CLEP Credits

Requirements to Award AP and CLEP Credit

  • Official Score Report from College Board must be sent to Northwest Vista College.
  • Must meet the Credit by Exam Score Policy for AP and CLEP. Click Here to view CLEP/AP Credit Policy
    • Notice - AP Statistic course credit to award is under review for Fall 2020 that will change from  Math 1442 to Math 1342.  Fall 2020 Catalog will be updated after review.
  • Successfully completed 6 credit hours at Northwest Vista College.
  • Students may not earn more than 45 total hours of non-traditional credit. 
  • Credit by exam may not be awarded for a course given a grade. Exceptions:
    • If withdrawn from course before census, Credit by exam may be awarded,
    • If withdrawn from course after census, must wait six months from last day of that term.
  • Students must submit a Credit by Exam Request to the Northwest Vista College Testing Office, specifying the courses they want to be awarded using their AP and/or CLEP scores.

 

Click here to submit a Credit by Exam Request.