First time in college

Considering AlamoONLINE to begin your journey

Attending classes in-person may be the preference for many first-time college students, but it may not be a convenient option for you. If you are a student who graduated high school and went straight into the job market, joined the military, or needed to focus on family matters, AlamoONLINE offers you the opportunity to pursue your college goals and stay connected to what is most important in your life.

College—when and where you want it

For the first-time student, this means no driving and no waiting. All aspects of your degree will be completed online and at your own pace. You can turn in your assignments, attend classes, talk to your professor and classmates, and more all online. It’s still fast. It’s still affordable. And now it’s on your terms.

Take the steps towards your success

Being a first-time student at any college can feel overwhelming. To ensure a smooth transition into your new role as a fully online student at the Alamo Colleges, follow the:

Ready to get started!

For more information

Contact an Enrollment Coach, today!

Enrollment Coaches are here to help you get started with the application process and to guide you through registration for fully online courses this upcoming semester. We can also connect you to an advisor, as well as refer you to services available to online students.

Don't delay, call (210) 485-0110 or email AlamoONLINE@alamo.edu, today!

Frequently Asked Questions

About AlamoONLINE

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from Northeast Lakeview College, Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College, San Antonio College, and St. Philip’s College.

At our Alamo Colleges, a 100% online degree, certificate, other offering, or Transfer Advising Guide (TAG) has all courses offered fully online and does not require students to come on campus or to an external site except for required proctored exams or to participate in a clinical, internship, cooperative education, or practicum site.