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Admissions & Aid

Apply Now

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Apply

Apply and get accepted to college!

Applying is free and easy. Visit goapplytexas.org to complete your application. 

Apply now at GoApplyTexas.org

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Make sure you have what you need before you begin your application.

View Application FAQs

 

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Most students qualify for financial aid. 

Learn about applying for aid

Next Steps

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Access Student Portal

The Alamo Colleges District uses ACES as the online student portal for all of your information and can be accessed at aces.alamo.edu.

  • You will receive your ACES login information via email within 3-5 days of submitting your ApplyTexas application.
  • Be sure to complete the AlamoENROLL GoFAARR and Test Prep modules located in the "Start Here" tab.
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Select the link in the top-right corner of ACES to access your student email.

Submit Documents

You’ll need to gather and submit several important documents, including:

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You don’t have to wait to gather your paperwork. Start submitting these as soon as you apply. 

Get Registered

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Orientation and Registration

Celebrate your transition to college! You'll learn more about your college programs and services at New Student Orientation (NSO), which is required for all new and transfer students.

Once you attend NSO, you'll be able to meet with an advisor and register for classes. 

Learn more about NSO 

Make Payment

After you’ve registered, you’ll need to make sure your tuition has been covered by financial aid or your payments have been made to avoid having your classes dropped. 

View Registration and Payment Calendar

Questions about paying for college?

Learn more about Paying for College

Thank you for considering Northwest Vista College! Whether you are new to college, a transfer student, or looking to gain valuable career skills, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

Northwest Vista College has an open door admissions policy, which means there are no entrance exam scores, minimum GPA, or class rankings required.

Device Checkout and Low Cost Internet
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Laptops are available for students.

Click Here for Laptop Checkout Information

Affordable internet solutions are available.

Programs are available to provide students and employees low-cost internet service.

Click Here for Low Cost Internet Information

 

Admissions and Enrollment Process

Select your student type below to learn more about the admissions and enrollment process, including how to register for classes, or choose a service.

Advising

 

First Time in College Students

Transfer, Former, and Transient Students

Counselor's
Corner

Contact an Enrollment Coach

Early Admissions for High School Students

Military
Benefits

Student Development (SDEV)

International
Students

Dual
Credit

Parent's
Page

Senior
Citizens

Visit Northwest Vista College

Veterans
Services

Disability Support
Services


 Contact the Vista Central: Admissions

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Records And Residency

The Records & Residency Office manages updates to student records, including name changes, residency status, and enrollment verification forms.

Reading

 

Records Forms

Transcript Processes

Residency Information

 

 
Contact the Records Department

210-212-5266  | nvc-records@alamo.edu | DWWC 102R

 

 

Testing Center

Northwest Vista College's Assessment & Testing Center provides testing services including test administration of the TSI Assessment for college placement and for Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements, College-Level Examination Program (CLEP).

Student on NVC Campus

 

TSI
Placement Exam

AP & CLEP
Tests

Hours and
Availability

 

Contact the Testing & Assessment Office

210-486-4346  | nvc-assessment@alamo.edu | DWWC 221

 

 

Paying for College

Northwest Vista College is committed to providing information and assistance to help all students secure the financial resources that will allow them to reach their educational goals.

Paying

Payment Plans

Financial Aid

Scholarships

Tuition and Fees

Summer Momentum Plan

 

Payment Deadlines

Registration Deadlines

Financial Aid TV

About FATV: an interactive guide to help answer questions and provide resources for financial aid at the Alamo Colleges District.

 


Contact the Financial Aid or Business Office

Financial Aid: 210-212-5266 | nvc-sfa@alamo.edu | DWWC 112
Business Office: 210-212-5266 | dst-vbo2@alamo.edu | DWWC 114