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SAC Enrollment Checklist  Download Checklist

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 Fletcher Administration Center (FAC) on the 2nd floor. Click here to view the 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: Placement

Determine class-level placement using the Multiple Measures (MuM) assessment.

  • Click Here for Assessment & Testing Office hours and information.
    Located in Fletcher Administration Center (1st Floor).
    Please bring a current, valid photo ID.
  • Click Here for information on Multiple Measures (MuM) placement.

  • Exemptions from MuM/TSIA2 exam placement may apply (SAT, ACT, etc.) Click Here for a list of exemptions.
  • Accommodations 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.
  • Prior to registering for NSO:
    Please ensure you have completed the required enrollment steps. Download Enrollment Checklist. All registration holds must be cleared. (SDEV and Advising holds allowed.)

Spring 2023

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

Register for 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

Specific Populations

International Students

The International Student Services Office is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals by providing for the special needs of international students, ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations of the Department of Homeland Security, and promoting internationalization through our services and programs.

Click Here for Information

Veterans Affairs

SAC Veterans Affairs serves all military affiliated students at San Antonio College, including: Active Service Members, Guard, Reserve, Veterans, and all family members.

Click Here for Information

Disability Support Services
The disABILITY Support Services (dSS) office coordinates accommodations for students with permanent and temporary disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

The mission of dSS at San Antonio College (SAC) is to provide reasonable accommodations and facilitate access to on-campus courses as well as distance education for students with disabilities.

Click Here for Information
Deferred Action

San Antonio College and the Alamo Colleges District believes that every student deserves a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment to thrive during their academic journey.

We support the various needs of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students by providing students and employees with the training, resources and knowledge needed to ensure that every DREAMer receives the support to successfully enroll, persist and graduate.

Click Here for Information


San Antonio College offers a wide array of services and resources for our LGBTQIA2+ student community.

Click Here for Information

Foster Youth

The P.A.T.H. Foster Youth Program is a support system to put foster and adopted youth on a path to succeed in college. Located within Student Advocacy Centers, the program is available at all five of the Alamo Colleges.

Click Here for Information


Welcome Center

  • SAC Welcome Center

    Fletcher Administration Building (FAB)
    1819 N Main Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212

    Campus Map

    Spring 2023
    Monday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Tuesday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    First Saturday of the Month
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm


  • Virtual Welcome Center

    Spring 2023
    Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Zoom Link

  • Enrollment Coaches

    Certified Enrollment Coaches are ready to help!

    Find Your Coach

  • Contact Us

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

    Fletcher Administration Building (FAB)
    San Antonio College
    1819 N Main Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212

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Important Dates & Deadlines   View Registration & Payment Calendar

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)