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Step 1: Apply Online

Submit an application for admission via ApplyTexas.

International Students:
Students who are applying for the F-1 visa from outside of the U.S. or tranferring with an F-1 visa from a U.S. college or university.

Please contact the International Students Office for enrollment assistance.
Email: sac-iso@alamo.edu

Step 2: Financial Aid

Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at FAFSA.gov.

Step 3: Submit Transcript

Submit official transcripts from previous schools digitally, by mail, or in-person. Transcripts must be submitted sealed or directly to SAC from your previous institution to be considered official documents.

  • Email: sac-transcripts@alamo.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    SAC Welcome Center
    San Antonio College
    1819 N. Main Ave.
    San Antonio, TX 78212-3941
  • In-Person:
    Students may submit official, sealed transcripts in-person to the SAC Welcome Center, located in the Moody Learning Center - Room 207. Click here to view campus map.

  • Foreign transcripts will need to undergo credential evaluation. Please visit naces.org/members for accepted evaluation services.

Foreign High School Transcripts: Students may select a general evaluation/analysis*
Foreign College Transcripts: Students should select a course-by-course evaluation/analysis*.

* Service wording may vary by evaluation provider.

Step 4: Access ACES

Access your ACES student account at aces.alamo.edu.


Contact the IT Helpdesk for ACES assistance:
(210) 486-0777 (option 7)

Step 5: Vaccination Record

Submit proof of Bacterial Meningitis vaccination, during the five-year period prior to enrollment.

Step 6: TSI Exam

Complete the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) college-readiness placement exam.

  • Full TSI exam fee is $32; exam sections are $12 each.
  • The Assessment Office is currently scheduling in-person -or- remote TSI testing
  • Assessment Office located in Moody Learning Center - Room 533
  • Please bring a current, valid photo ID.

  • In-Person Testing: Click Here for Assessment Office hours and more information
  • Remote Testing: Click Here to request an exam voucher

  • Exemptions from the TSI exam may apply (SAT, ACT, etc.)
    Click Here for a list of exemptions.
  • Accommodations for your TSI exam can be requested by contacting disABILITY Support Services at (210) 486-0020 or sac-DSSstudent@alamo.edu

  • Questions: Assessment & Testing Office
    (210) 486-0444
Step 7: New Student Orientation

Attend SAC New Student Orientation (NSO).

New Student Orientation (NSO) is an informative presentation that welcomes students attending San Antonio College for the first time.

SAC NSO is required for:
First-time college students and transfer students with less than 7 credit hours.

Students can attend:
• Campus NSO: held in-person on the SAC campus. Group Advising and class registration included in session.
• Online NSO: completed via ACES. Group Advising and class registration held separately, virtually via Zoom.

Prior to registering for NSO:
Please ensure you have completed the required enrollment steps.
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Register for SAC NSO
Note: SAC NSO is available only to
students attending San Antonio College.

Step 8: Advising & Registration

Meet with an Academic Advisor to register for classes.

Step 9: Make a Payment

Pay tuition and fees after class registration.

  • View account balance and make payments via your ACES account.
    Click "My Page" tab and find "My Bill" section
  • Payment plans may be available.
  • Make payments ahead of deadlines to avoid having classes dropped.
  • Click here for payment schedule.
  • Questions: Business Office
    (210) 212-5266
  • SAC Welcome Center

    Moody Learning Center (MLC) 207
    1819 N Main Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212

    Monday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Tuesday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Virtual Welcome Center

    *Summer Hours*
    Monday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Thursday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 227 465 3965

  • Enrollment Coaches

    Certified Enrollment Coaches are ready to help!

    Find Your Coach

  • Contact Us

    Phone: (210) 212-5266
    Email: sac-outreach@alamo.edu

    San Antonio College
    1819 N Main Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212

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Resources for Special Populations
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Important Dates & Deadlines

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Spring Traditional Term
Jan – May (16 Weeks)
Spring Flex I Jan – Mar (8 Weeks)
Spring Start Two Feb – May (14 Weeks)
Spring Flex II Mar – May (8 Weeks)
Summer Maymester
May – Jun (3 Weeks)
Summer I Jun - Jul (5 Weeks)
Summer II Jul - Aug (5 Weeks)
Summer 8 WeeksJun – Jul (8 Weeks)
Fall Traditional Term
Aug – Dec (16 Weeks)
Fall Flex I Aug – Oct (8 Weeks)
Fall Start Two Sep – Dec (14 Weeks)
Fall Flex II Oct – Dec (8 Weeks)
Wintermester Dec – Jan (3 Weeks)