Advising Resources


Here is a list of useful resources you may need as you meet with your advisor this semester:

3-peat/27-hour Rule Tuition Appeal: Submit a request to review additional tuition charges due to taking the same course for the third time or 27 or more hours of developmental education

Academic Calendar: View the complete SAC academic calendar, including all registration and payment dates as well as college closures

Academic Dismissal: If you have been placed on dismissal, review instructions very carefully and submit your petition to continue taking classes without having to sit out for at least a semester 

Advising Syllabus - BPSI: Review your Business & Public Service Institute's syllabus to view your step-by-step advising plan

Advising Syllabus - CCAI: Review your Creative & Communication Art Institute's syllabus to view your step-by-step advising plan

Advising Syllabus - HBSI: Review your Health & Bioscience Institute's syllabus to view your step-by-step advising plan

Advising Syllabus - STEM: Review your Science & Technology Institute's syllabus to view your step-by-step advising plan

AlamoCARES: If you have a Title IX Compliance hold on your account, access the training by clicking on the “Student” tab in ACES, going to AlamoCARES, and selecting “Sexual Assault Prevention for Community Colleges" 

AlamoPROMISE: Confirm you have all requirements to meet and mantain your status for this tuition-free college attendance program

Bacterial Meningitis (BM) Proof: Use this step-by-step guide to upload your immunization documentation in ACES

Bookstore: Look at your class schedule to confirm you need to purchase texts before visiting the SAC bookstore

Change of Field of Study: Use this form to update your degree program

Change of Primary Institution: Submit an update for your preferred home college for one of the five Alamo Colleges

Contact Information: Find telephone numbers, websites, and e-mail addresses, for the most visited SAC offices and student services, all in one place

Course in Program of Study (CPOS): Learn more about the importance of taking courses that are a part of your academic program

Degrees and Certificates: Confirm which classes you should take in each area of your program of study

E-mail (Student): Learn how to forward Alamo Colleges student emails to your personal email account by watching this tutorial

Expanded Summer Momentum Plan (ESMP). Review eligibility requirements for tuition-free summer classes

Final Exams Schedules: Easily find the date of your finals for every semester

GPA Calculator: Use this tool to see what your cumulative GPA could be before the end of the semester

Grade Appeal/Academic Grievance Form: A student has one (1) year to request a change of grade with the instructor and, if not satisfied with the decision, may initiate an Academic Grievance within five (5) days of the instructor’s decision. 

Graduation: If you're getting close to completing your program, check on your eligibility and remember to schedule your advising appointment 

New Student Orientation (NSO): Register here for your mandatory orientation, if you are a new SAC student

Payment Plan: Set up a convenient payment schedule to secure your classes for the semester

PIN: Details on how to obtain your PIN for registration can be found on the Advising Services page

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal: Use the information provided to help you complete your appeal

Schedule of Classes: Browse the course schedule for upcoming sessions available for registration

Scholarships: Get access to additional funding through College and academic department scholarships

Student Enrichment Center: Check out the calendar for events related to First-year Experience, Career Services, and  Experiential Learning

Testing: Get details on receiving Advanced Placement (AP) credit or successfully completing CLEP and TSI at SAC

Transcripts: If you have to submit high school or college transcripts to us, or request your SAC transcript, this is where you should go

Tutoring: Take advantage of the services available in our tutoring centers, some of which are conveniently available during weekday evenings and weekends