Flex your degree dreams: online, on your time.

Northwest Vista College (NVC) has helped thousands of students reach their goals with flexible, career-focused programs that you can complete on your schedule, at your convenience.

See why NVC is made for you

Online learning with quality on-campus perks

Your online classroom is just part of our comprehensive college experience. Take advantage of computer labs, tutoring, fitness centers, and more.



Guiding you to greatness

Experience dedicated support from enrollment coaches and academic advisors who guide you from start to finish.


Prioritizing your success

Visit the campus library equipped with a computer lab. NVC also offers remote tutoring services.


Venturing beyond the classroom

Strengthen your mind and body. Access the campus fitness center and all its amenities, keeping you healthy and focused.

Start your journey with us

Get your degree at NVC

A college that’s located in one of San Antonio’s fastest-growing areas.


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Balancing life, work, and success: hear Monica's story

"Online classes give me the flexibility to continue to work and live life as normal and complete a degree on my own time."

Monica Romero, NVC fully online student
Watch: Monica shares why she attended NVC online.

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Find a program that fits your busy schedule

Balance your educational goals with life’s demands from the comfort of anywhere, anytime.


Community Health Worker


Digital Media


Network Administrator



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Information Security Analyst


Web Designer

View more fully online programs.

How to apply to Alamo Colleges

AlamoENROLL for self-starters

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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

We’re eager to help you join the NVC family.

Whatever your background or what you want to accomplish at Northwest Vista College - we’re here for you.


Online Programs

Find programs to prepare yourself for future success.

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Online Course Offerings

Choose from several of our online course offerings.

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Academic & Student Support

Benefit from personalized support and resources.

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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.


(210) 485-0110



About AlamoONLINE

What "fully online" means for you

You can earn your college degree or credential online with a learning style that fits you best. 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.

No matter which mode you select, our Alamo Colleges are here to ensure you meet your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

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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nvc-parapet.png Northwest Vista College

pac-parapet.png Palo Alto College

spc-parapet.png St. Philip’s College

sac-parapet.png San Antonio College

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