Military-affiliated online students

The Alamo Colleges have a wide variety of online opportunities for you as a military-affiliated student to choose from, so you can continue your education regardless of your physical location. With our flexible scheduling, you can get more done at your own pace, as you stay connected to your personal life and move your career forward.

The easy access to online learning at Alamo Colleges is ideal for the military-affiliated student. It provides a structure for your education that enables you to start and complete your degree on your own time and from any location. The stability and consistency of our quality online program offerings can be an anchor in any transition.

Alamo Colleges support military-affiliated students

We offer numerous degrees and certificates that can help you jumpstart your career. However, as a military-affiliated student, you have a unique set of requirements to meet before you can select a fully-online degree program. To ease your transition, we have a dedicated Veterans Affairs department at all five Alamo Colleges designated to help you navigate the array of benefits unique to your military-affiliated status. It is their goal to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of education benefit entitlement possible while still earning the online degree you want.

AlamoONLINE is college—when and where you want it

As a military-affiliated student, you will be able to use some or all of your educational benefits to attend college fully online. The fully online academic programs and certificates that we offer at Alamo Colleges allow you the flexibility to earn your degree on your own time, in an online environment. Rather than being required to meet online at certain times as in remote learning, you can turn in your assignments and attend classes without compromising time at work or with family. You can even complete your coursework during your travels.

Take the steps towards your success

As a military-affiliated student, you have access to resources that will help fund your academic journey. To better understand your options, we created this easy-to-follow guide:

Step-by-step enrollment guide

FAQ for military-affiliated students

Military-affiliated benefits information for fully online students

If you fall into one of the following categories, then it’s possible to use your benefits to participate in one of the fully-online programs offered at the Alamo Colleges:

Post 9/11 GI Bill®(CH33)

If you are a veteran or dependent of a veteran who has transferred his or her benefits to you, then you qualify to take fully-online courses. Please note that you will receive a reduced amount of your Monthly Housing Stipend equal to 50% of the national average of the E5 with Dependent BAH rate for active service members.

Montgomery GI Bill® (Active Duty (CH30) and Selected Reserve (CH1606)

If you are a veteran or reservist, then you can take all online courses and still receive your full monthly stipend entitlement.

Dependents Education Assistance Program (CH35)

Only dependents may use this benefit. If you qualify, you may take all online courses and still receive your full monthly stipend entitlement.

Hazlewood Exemption (Veteran, Spouse, Child, Legacy)

If you are eligible for this tuition exemption through the state of Texas, then you can take all online courses and still receive your full entitlement amount. Please note that courses must be taken at a public college or university.

Tuition Assistance (Active service members and reservists only)

If you qualify for this benefit, then you can take all online courses and receive your full benefit amount.

My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program for Military spouses only

If you qualify for this benefit, then you can take all online courses and receive your full entitlement amount. For more information, visit MyCAA Military One Source.

Colleges’ Veterans Affairs are ready to support you

To provide access to higher education for our online community, all five Colleges offer programs and support services to help military-affiliated students achieve their dreams by earning a degree, certification, or credentials, fully-online.


Northeast Lakeview College

Northwest Vista College

Palo Alto College

San Antonio College

St. Philip's College


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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, today!

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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.