Save Time & Money with a Degree Path Made for You

With AlamoONLINE, you can complete your courses or credential before transferring to a 4-year institution at each of our five Alamo Colleges.

Start building your path

Transfer Advising Guides (TAGs)

Start smart, finish big

Start at a community college, then seamlessly leap into university life. It's your future and your savings!


Investment worthwhile

With this opportunity, you’ll save money and reduce the time it takes to complete your bachelor’s degree.


Support along the way

Certified academic advisors help you select only the courses you need to count towards the university degree program.


Community like you

Over 1.3K students start at the Alamo Colleges District to earn their 2-year degree with a plan to transfer to a 4-year university. 

Get Support Made for You


About TAGs

Transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities are called TAGs, and they help guide you on which required courses will transfer from Alamo Colleges to your 4-year college or university.

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Find your TAG

By following a TAG, you can skip the guesswork with the help of your Certified Academic Advisor and seamlessly complete your bachelor's degree.

Fully online TAGs are available through:

Northeast Lakeview College

Northwest Vista College

Palo Alto College

St. Philip's College

San Antonio College


Learn more

Watch the following video to understand how to use and find a fully online TAG that fits your future.

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Get Support Made for You

Your path to success begins here

Our steps walk you through the process, from applying for admission to starting your online classes at one of our five Alamo Colleges.

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Apply and get accepted to college!

Applying is free and easy. Visit to complete your application. 

Apply now at

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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

  • 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

Need help registering for classes?

Contact your Alamo Colleges' advisor.

To schedule a web conference, phone call, or face-to-face appointment with your college advisor, follow these steps.

  1. Log into AlamoNAVIGATE via
    ACES Portal
  2. Select “Schedule an appointment” under the Appointment tab.

For more information, visit your College’s advising webpage.


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Student stories that inspire

Discover how the personalized guidance and support of TAGs empowered Ian’s journey

"You get the same amount of credits, same hours and you don’t have to spend as much. Also, the courses you take can transfer to almost any 4-year university in Texas."

Ian Torres, Northwest Vista College (NVC) fully online student

Watch: Ian shares why he attended NVC online.

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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


What makes the Alamo Colleges so affordable?

$109 per credit
in-district tuition, fully online

Graduate college for less. All students living inside Bexar County in TX can earn a degree at $109 per credit hour.

Learn more: Tuition

$180 per credit
out-of-district/state tuition, fully-online

Out-of-district/state doesn't mean out of luck! Fully online students can earn a degree with an E-rate of $180 per credit hour.

Learn more: E-Rate

No-cost book rentals
with AlamoBOOKS+

Textbook rentals and instructional materials are covered in tuition, so you don't have to worry about extra costs for your education.

Learn more: AlamoBOOKS+

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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Explore 100% online degrees, certificates, and offerings.

Available at the five independently accredited Alamo Colleges of the Alamo Colleges District.
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