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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Welcome to Northwest Vista College!

We are pleased you are considering Northwest Vista College as your choice for higher education. We are an educational institution in San Antonio, Texas that offers an excellent learning environment that helps students acquire the knowledge and skills needed in today's world. Northwest Vista College hosts students from many regions of the world. These students represent countries such as  Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom,  Vietnam and Zimbabwe.

SPRING 2018: NEW I-2O APPLICATIONS - Deadline: October 15, 2017

SPRING 2018: F-1 VISA TRANSFER APPLICATIONS - Deadline: December 1, 2017

Click here to learn how to apply for next year

How to Apply*

* We do NOT accept mid-term transfers or summer transfers.

Hours of Operation


Advising Services are offered all year. Please plan your advising session to avoid the peak periods and extended wait times.

Students are seen by Advisors on an appointment basis.

Walk In Advising days are available as follows: Mondays 8am-12pm and Thursdays 1pm-6pm.

Walk In International Student Services are available: Tuesdays 1:00pm-4:30pm

NOTE: Sign-in will close when Advising Services have met maximum capacity (sessions are full for the day).

FALL 2017 Hours of Operation

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 1pm - 5pm


Friday, Sept. 22 - ISS and Advising Office Closed

Friday, Oct. 27 - Employee Development Day

Friday, Nov. 10 - Alamo Area College Summit

Nov. 23-26 - Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 20-Jan. 2 - Winter Break




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    Contact Information

    NVC International Student Advising

    Diana Garcia - Advising Team Leader, PDSO
    (210) 486-4157
    Luz Hernandez - Certified Advisor, DSO
    (210) 486-4159
    Elisabeth Jones - Certified Advisor, DSO
    (210) 486-4143
    Lori Villarreal - Certified Advisor, DSO
    (210) 486-4691


    The Academic Advising Services are located in Cypress Campus Center (CCC) first floor hallway, directly past Student Financial Services. Please visit the Advising Services Check-in Window for assistance.