Getting Started

Getting Started is EASY!

International Students

ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (WITH A STUDENT VISA) MUST GO TO OC #220, CALL (210) 486-0116, or EMAIL: sac-iso@alamo.edu

ESLA/ENGA Students (credit students)

HOW DO I APPLY?
  1. APPLY TEXAS: Complete WEB Admission Form online: goapplytexas.org (Web Admission process takes 4 business days.)
  2. BANNER ID: Receive Banner ID in email from College.
  3. TRANSCRIPTS: EVALUATE YOUR Transcripts www.naces.org
    1. High school diploma – Basic / General Evaluation.
    2. University transcripts – Course by Course Evaluation.
    3. GED in Spanish or English

Submit Official Transcripts & Evaluation OR GED scores to Admission and Records
Must be sent directly from your institution to SAC.

  • Electronically: sac-transcripts@alamo.edu
  • Mail San Antonio College Attn: Welcome Center Box 704 1819 N. Main Ave. San Antonio, Texas 78212 (MLC 207).

4MENINGITIS VACCINATION: If you are UNDER 22 years old, you must get the Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination and wait 10 days before registering ONLINE
5. ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PLACEMENT TEST: Free placement test. The test is offered Monday through Thursday at 9:30 am by  appointment. Please contact the Languages@SAC department at 210-486-0965 or email sac-cell@alamo.edu to schedule your placement test.
6. REGISTRATION: After you take the Michigan placement test and fulfill all the enrollment steps, you will be registered in the Languages @ SAC office.

ESLA/ENGA Enrollment Guide Spring 2023

HOW MUCH DO I PAY?

Financial aid (available for citizens and permanent residents ONLY).

Paying for College

IMPORTANT NOTE: 27 HOUR Rule for Tuition Costs (for citizens and permanent residents only).

Students taking more than 27 hours of Developmental Education courses (including ESLA or ENGA courses) will have to pay an additional charge of $118.00 PER HOUR for In-District tuition and $176.00PER HOUR for Out-of-District tuition.
Non-Texas residents or international students do not have to pay the additional charge.

CE-ESL Students (noncredit students)

HOW DO I APPLY?

1. FILL OUT FORM. Fill out the ESL Placement Test Request. The link will open up a form where you can enter personal information. 

2. ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PLACEMENT TEST:  
The test is offered Monday through Thursday at 9:30 a.m. by appointment. Please contact the Languages@SAC department at 210-486-0965 or email sac-cell@alamo.edu to schedule your placement test.

3. REGISTRATION: After you take the Michigan placement test, you will be registered in the Lanuages@SAC office. 



CE Enrollment Guide Spring 2023

HOW MUCH DO I PAY? 

For information, call the department of Languages @ SAC office at 210-486-0965

HOW DO I PAY?

  1. Pay your tuition with credit/debit card through ACES