Student Learning Assistance Center (S.L.A.C.)

 

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What is the S.L.A.C.?

The S.L.A.C. is designed to help the students of Alamo Colleges District get the most out of their education. The S.L.A.C. supplements classroom instruction by offering learning strategies that enhance the success potential of traditional students in the college environment.

 

 

What services are available?

The S.L.A.C. lab at San Antonio College provides

Computer Lab

The S.L.A.C. lab is one of the largest computer labs at SAC and provides students with

  • over 80 computers 
  • scanners (both sheet fed and flatbed)
  • printing services
  • mobile device charging stations
Tutoring

Subjects Tutored:

  • Accounting
  • Arabic
  • Economics
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Government
  • Graphic Art
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish

Note: Tutoring services are available by appointment. Drop-in tutoring is ok but is dependent on the tutors not having appointments. Students can schedule their own tutoring appointments by using the AlamoNavigate link inside their ACES account.  The tutoring availability schedule is posted on the SAC Remote Tutoring page along with tutorial videos on how to schedule appointments and using Zoom.

If you are having trouble setting up your own appointments, please contact us at 210-486-0170 or send an email to sac-tutoring@alamo.edu. If you send an email, make sure to include the necessary information (Banner ID, day, time, course number, whether in-person or Zoom) so that an appointment can be scheduled.

Self-Help Handouts and Course Tutorials on a variety of subjects are also available for download.

Academic Success Workshops

The S.L.A.C. offers a variety of workshops to help students succeed academically and professionally. Small group workshops are scheduled each month during the semester.

  • generally 20-30 minutes in length
  • visit our workshops page to view the workshop schedule
  • one-on-one workshop appointments can be scheduled
  • contact us at 210-486-0170; sac-tutoring@alamo.edu or come by the lab to schedule an appointment

If there is a topic you would like to see covered, please email us at sac-tutoring@alamo.edu and we can look into having our tutors develop a workshop to address the topic.

Student Supply Station

The S.L.A.C. lab has started a supplies station to provide Alamo Colleges students with free school supplies.  We ask that students please check in at the front desk when coming for supplies so that we can see how much of a demand there is to continue or expand the service.

Supplies available include:

  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Erasers
  • Index cards
  • Sticky Notes
  • Blue Books
  • Folders
  • Scantrons
  • Notebook & Graphing paper
  • Writing pads
  • Paper clips

 

Study Pods

2 single person study pods are available for those wanting a reduced noise environment to work or study.  Check in at the front service desk using the studying service on the kiosk.

Room Reservations

The Student Learning Assistance Center have a conference room and computer classrooms that are available for Alamo Colleges faculty and staff to reserve.

  • The conference room has a Mac Mini, TV Monitor, and Whiteboard
  • All computer classrooms have a faculty/staff workstation, projector, document scanner and whiteboard. 
  • Room MLC 707J is equipped with two projectors - one at the front and one at the rear of the classroom.

Visit the room reservation page for more details on how to request a room and what information is needed.

Who does S.L.A.C. serve?

The S.L.A.C. serves all currently enrolled Alamo Colleges District students.

What is the Mission & Vision of S.L.A.C.?

Mission Statement: To engage students to become confident, independent learners while providing tutoring, experiential learning, development of key skills, and other academic support services in a safe environment.

Vision Statement: The S.L.A.C. is committed to providing equitable academic support to ensure all students have the opportunity to achieve their academic goals.

Shared Values: The members of Alamo Colleges District are committed to building individual and collective character through the following set of shared values in order to fulfill our vision and mission.

  • Students First 
  • Respect for All 
  • Community-Engaged 
  • Collaboration 
  • Can Do Spirit 
  • Data-Informed

Last Updated: August 18, 2022