Academic Advising

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Welcome to the San Antonio College Advising Department! 

We're here to serve you! Here are a few quick reminders for you to consider:

If you need: 

First-come First-serve Assistance

Advising is always available on a first-come, first-serve basis. When visiting the department without an appointment, you can expect extended wait times. We would like for you to have the best possible advising experience so, for your convenience, consider virtual drop-ins. Additional virtual drop-in days and times will be added to the schedule shortly.   

NOVEMBER 15 - DECEMBER 17

DAY ON-CAMPUS DROP-INS VIRTUAL DROP-INS
MON, DEC 6 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. N/A
TUE, DEC 7 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. N/A
WED, DEC 8 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
THU, DEC 9 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. N/A
FRI, DEC 10 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MON, DEC 13 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. N/A
TUE, DEC 14 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. N/A
WED, DEC 15 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. N/A
THU, DEC 16 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. N/A
FRI, DEC 17 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. N/A
* On-campus drop-ins are located in the Moody Learning Center on the ground floor

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

DATE ON CAMPUS DROP-INS VIRTUAL DROP-INS
OCT 2 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
NOV 6 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
DEC 4 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Drop-In Services:

  • Receive brief (≤ 15 mins) advising guidance 
  • Get assistance with general questions
  • Review Registration PIN tasks 
  • Identify resources to support your success in school
  • Complete Change of Major and Change of Primary Institution requests

CLICK HERE FOR VIRTUAL DROP-IN ADVISING (BASED ON SCHEDULE)

Advising Appointments
  • NOTE: New SAC students, are assigned an advisor by census day of their first semester on campus and, can begin scheduling appointments after attending a general advising session. 
  • Receive 30-45 min guidance through your ASSIGNED ADVISOR
  • Visit Advising How-to Guides to learn how to schedule appointments
  • Get assistance with Dismissal petitons, Financial Aid appeals, and Graduation applications
  • Review your Individual Success Plan (ISP)
  • Complete advising before submitting 3-peat/27-hour Tuition Appeal
  • Learn how to petition for Course Overloads
* Visit "My Page" on ACES to view "My Advisor" & e-mail us if you have already completed a general advising session and are currently unassigned.

Important Dates & Payment Deadlines

Here are important dates for you to take note of:

  • COLLEGE CLOSURES:
    • October 29, 2021: Employee Development Day
    • November 24, 2021 (All SAC offices close at 5:00 p.m.)
    • November 25 - 28, 2021: Thanksgiving
    • December 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022: Winter Break
    • January 17, 2022: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • March 14 - 20, 2022: Spring Break (tentative)
    • April 8, 2022: Fiesta Holiday
    • April 15, 2022: Easter Holiday
    • July 4, 2022: Independence Day
  • SPRING PAYMENT PLAN DEADLINES (7:30 P.M.)
    • December 9, 2021
    • January 13, 2022
    • January 20, 2022
    • January 27, 2022
    • February 10, 2022
    • March 17, 2022
    • March 24, 2022
* Registration before an upcoming deadline requires payment in full, or the establishment of a payment plan, in order to avoid being dropped on the payment deadline. 

Registration Information & Course Details

Satisfactory Academic Progress (Financial Aid Appeal)

Submission Dates

  • Spring 2022: September 13 - November 5, 2021 (before 11:59 pm)
  • Summer 2022: No Appeal Process
  • Fall 2021: May 3 - June 30, 2021

To complete your SAP appeal:

  • Watch this brief tutorial
  • Update your GPS degree plan in ACES
  • Visit Advising in Moody Learning Center (MLC) ground floor
  • Complete your Reasons for Appealing in ACES (Visit Writing Center for help preparing your reasons)
  • Submit supporting documentation to the Financial Aid office within seven (7) days

Students completing SAP appeals must be current SAC students:

You can contact a Financial Aid representative virtually Monday-Friday (10:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.)

CLICK HERE FOR VIRTUAL FINANCIAL AID HELP

Reminders for:

For additional assistance, contact sac-advising@alamo.edu (please include your Banner ID number)

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