Gain access to exclusive education benefits.

As a dedicated Amazon employee, you hold the key to unlocking a world of knowledge and skill development. Choose from five colleges in the Alamo Colleges District and chart your path to success with Amazon Career Choice!

Get ready for college.

Invest in your future today!

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In-demand career options

Program offerings aligned to internal roles and career pathways for employees to find a career at Amazon or elsewhere.

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No cost learning materials 

Pre-Paid tuition costs and reimbursement of books and fees up to an annual maximum.

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Limitless learning

No limit to the number of years you can utilize Amazon Career Choice as an employee.


acd-amazon-partnershipStart earning the knowledge and skills needed to advance your career.

As an Amazon employee, you have access to Amazon Career Choice, an education benefit that empowers eligible employees to advance their careers and learn new skills from one of five colleges in the Alamo Colleges District. 

The great news is your Amazon tuition assistance covers any credit-bearing program, including associates or certificate offerings that lead to careers in these fields:

  • Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics
  • Creative & Communication Arts
  • Health and Biosciences
  • Public Service
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Science and Technology.

At your convenience, our five Alamo Colleges offer face-to-face or fully online learning.

Explore our degrees, certificates, and offerings.

Available at the five independently accredited Alamo Colleges of the Alamo Colleges District.
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First, apply to Alamo Colleges

AlamoENROLL for self-starters

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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

Next, request Payment from Amazon Career Choice


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Visit amazoncareerchoice.com to submit a payment request for your chosen school and program.

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The request will be sent to the school to confirm course-level details, and either approve or deny the request. If approved, Amazon pays the school directly.


Important dates to know

  • Parts of Term

     

    16-week

    Flex I

    Fall First 5 Week

    Start II

    Fall Second 5 Week 

    Flex II

    Fall Third 5 Week

    Term dates

    Aug. 28-Dec. 16 

    Aug. 28-Oct. 21

    Aug. 28- Sept. 30

    Sept. 11-Dec. 16

    Oct. 2- Nov. 4

    Oct. 23-Dec. 16

    Nov. 6- Dec. 9

    Term length

    16 weeks

    8 weeks

    5 weeks

    14 weeks

    5 weeks

    8 weeks

    5 weeks

     

    Key Dates
     

    16-week

    Flex I

    Fall First 5 Week

    Start II

    Fall Second 5 Week 

    Flex II

    Fall Third 5 Week

    Last day to apply for admission

    Aug. 7, 2023

    Aug. 7, 2023

    Aug. 7, 2023

    Aug. 28, 2023

    Sept. 18, 2023

    Oct. 9, 2023

    Oct. 23, 2023

    Registration deadline

    Aug. 27, 2023

    Aug. 27, 2023

    Aug. 27, 2023

    Sept. 10, 2023

    Oct. 1, 2023

    Oct. 22, 2023

    Nov. 5

    Census date

    Sept. 13, 2023

    Sept. 5, 2022

    Aug. 31, 2023

    Sept. 22, 2023

    Oct. 5, 2023

    Oct. 30, 2023

    Nov. 9, 2023

    Note: Online registration will be closed on payment deadline dates from 7:30 p.m. until 8 a.m. next day.

    What is Census date?

    • Last day to withdraw without a W on transcript
    • Students who have not yet paid their balance for the respective part of term will be dropped from that term's classes
  • Parts of Term

     

    Wintermester

    16-week

    Flex I

    Spring First 5 Week

    Start II

    Spring Second 5 Week

    Flex II

    Spring Third 5 Week

    Term dates

    Dec. 18 – Jan. 5

    Jan. 16 – May 11

    Jan. 16 – Mar. 9

    Jan. 16 – Feb. 17

    Jan. 29 – May 11

    Feb. 19 – Mar. 30

    Mar. 18 – May 11

    Apr. 1– May 11

    Term length

    3 weeks

    16 weeks

    8 weeks

    5 weeks

    14 weeks

    5 weeks

    8 weeks

    5 weeks

     

    Key Dates

     

    Wintermester

    16-week

    Flex I

    Spring First 5 Week

    Start II

    Spring Second 5 Week

    Flex II

    Spring Third 5 Week

    Last day to apply for admission

    Dec. 4, 2023

    Jan. 2, 2024

    Jan. 2, 2024

     

    Jan. 2, 2024

    Jan. 15, 2024

    Feb. 5, 2024

    Feb. 27, 2024

    Mar. 18, 2024

    Registration deadline

    Dec. 17, 2023 Jan. 15, 2024 Jan. 15, 2024 Jan. 15, 2024 Jan. 28, 2024 Feb. 18, 2024 Mar. 18, 2024 Mar. 31, 2024

    Census date
    (Last day to withdraw without a W on transcript)

    Dec. 19, 2023

    Jan. 31, 2024

    Jan. 23, 2024

    Jan. 19, 2024 §§

    Feb. 9, 2024

    Feb. 22, 2024

    Mar. 25, 2024

    Apr. 4, 2024

    Note: Online registration will be closed on payment deadline dates from 7:30 p.m. until 8 a.m. next day.

    What is Census date?

    • Last day to withdraw without a W on transcript
    • Students who have not yet paid their balance for the respective part of term will be dropped from that term's classes
  • Parts of Term

     

    Maymester

    Summer I 8 Week

    Summer I

    Summer II 8 Week

    Summer 10 Week

    Summer III 8 Week

    Summer II

    Term dates

    May 13 – May 31 May 13 – July 3 June 3 – July 3 June 3 – July 25 June 3 – Aug. 8 June 17 – Aug. 8 July 8 – Aug. 8

    Term length

    3 weeks

    8 weeks

    5 weeks

    8 weeks

    10 weeks

    8 weeks

    5 weeks

     

    Key Dates

     

    Maymester

    Summer I 8 Week

    Summer I

    Summer II 8 Week

    Summer 10 Week

    Summer III 8 Week

    Summer II

    Last day to apply for admission

    Apr. 29, 2024 Apr. 29, 2024 May 22, 2024 May 20, 2024 May 20, 2024

    June 3, 2024

    June 24, 2024

    Registration deadline

    May 12, 2024 May 12, 2024 June 2, 2024 June 2, 2024 June 2, 2024 June 16, 2024 July 7, 2024

    Census date
    (Last day to withdraw without a W on transcript)

    May 14, 2024 May 20, 2024 June 6, 2024 June 11, 2024 June 24, 2024 June 26, 2024 July 11. 2024

    Note: Online registration will be closed on payment deadline dates from 7:30 p.m. until 8 a.m. next day.

    What is Census date?

    • Last day to withdraw without a W on transcript
    • Students who have not yet paid their balance for the respective part of term will be dropped from that term's classes

Get the support that's made for you

We know how getting started feels, so we're here to help. Chat with us here or fill out this form to connect with us.

AlamoONLINE Enrollment Coaches can

• Help you start the application process.

• Guide you in the enrollment process for fully online courses.

• Connect you to registration with a college advisor.

• Refer you to services available to online students.

Contact us today.

PHONE

(210) 485-0110

EMAIL

AlamoONLINE@alamo.edu


About AlamoONLINE

What "fully online" means for you

Our five Alamo Colleges offer online courses in two learning modes:

Asynchronous online learning
Students access their courses each week at any time.

Synchronous online learning
Students log in and participate in class at a specified time each week via Zoom or video conference.

At the Alamo Colleges District

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from:

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