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Welcome to St. Philip's College

St. Philip's College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower our diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness. As a Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip's College is a vital facet of the community, responding to the needs of a population rich in ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. 

St. Philip's News, Annoucements and Success Stories

St. Philip’s College is the pride of San Antonio's Eastside and our success stories prove that we are one of the 10 Most Admired Universities and Colleges and Top 20 Community Colleges in Texas.

Find out why we are the most admired college in the state.

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    SPC President Announces Staff Changes

    St. Philip’s College President Dr. Adena Williams Loston recently announced changes to the leadership team.
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    SPC Placed on Top List of HBCUs in Texas

    St. Philip’s College was named #4 on the Best Historically Black Colleges & Universities in Texas 2022 list by University Headquarters.
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    Greater Texas Services announces scholarships to support students at Texas HBCUs

    St. Philip’s College is pleased to announce the receipt of an award of $200,000 in scholarships from Greater Texas Services.
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    Texas Veterans Service Fair Coming to SPC

    State Representative Barbara Gervin-Hawkins (Dist. 120) and SPC Good Samaritan Outreach and Transition Center will host the 5th Annual Texas Veterans Service Fair & Open House on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 9:30 AM.
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    SPC to Host Lionel Sosa, artist of the Living In My Skin Portrait Collection

    As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, St. Philip’s College will host a “Meet the Artist” panel discussion on Oct. 13, 2022 at 6 p.m. in the Watson Fine Arts Center, featuring artist Lionel Sosa.
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    LEE High School Team Takes Top Culinary Prize

    Legacy of Educational Excellence (LEE) High School student chefs, Caragan Hestilow and Aliana Campos, under the leadership of culinary arts teacher, Marnique Jourdan-Davis, won the annual Best Salsa Competition on Oct. 5 at SPC.
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    SPC Faculty, Dean Appointed to THECB Committees

    Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commissioner Harrison Keller recently announced committee appointments, which include several St. Philip’s College employees.
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    SPC President Receives Donation of Aircraft

    St. Philip’s College President Dr. Adena Williams Loston got a big surprise during a recent live interview on Daytime with Kimberly & Esteban. San Antonio businessman Dick Tips gifted the college an aircraft.
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    SPC Veteran Affairs Awarded ‘Gold Standard’

    SPC Office of Veteran Affairs received the 2022 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award (VEERA) – Gold Level by the Texas Veterans Commission.
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    U.S. Secretary of Labor visits the Alamo Colleges District

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh recently joined Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores, SPC President Dr. Adena Williams Loston and others to tour the SPC - Southwest Campus as part of his support of the city’s Ready to Work program.
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Spotlight Events

  • Hunger Banquet 2022

    Tuesday, November 1

    The Hunger Banquet consists of a food drive that ultimately culminates in an interactive event that highlights poverty and its effect on food inequities.

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  • Student Laptop Check Out

    Monday, June 27

    Student Loaner laptop computers are available for immediate check out to assist students, while equipment last or is available. There are no costs involved in checking out the item.

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All Upcoming Events

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    Student Voices Series: Philosophy

    Wednesday, November 30, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    The Social and Behavioral Sciences department invites you to a Student Voices Series on Philosophy featuring a former student.
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    THCA Job Fair

    Wednesday, November 30, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join us as we help you find a career in Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts during our job fair event. The event is open to all students.
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    Tiger PAWS Publication Event

    Wednesday, November 30, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Published students will read and discuss their work; awards will be presented, and student editors will be recognized. SEG scholarships for student editors will also be presented.
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    Respiratory Therapy Info Session

    Thursday, December 1, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Explore the Respiratory Care Technology field and Respiratory Therapy profession!
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    Health Information Technology Program Information Session

    Thursday, December 1, 12:00 PM
    Prospective students interested in learning more about the Health Information Technology (HIT) program need to email the faculty listed to request registration for the information session.
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    Nursing Program Open House

    Monday, December 5, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join us for an information session for prospective VN Students or LVN/Military to ADN Nursing Students.
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    Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony

    Friday, December 9, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    The 2022 Fall Commencement Ceremony is Friday, December 9, 2022, from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Freeman Coliseum.
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    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Wednesday, December 14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Are you interested in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program? Come to an Information Session to learn about the program.
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    Winter Break 2022

    Monday, December 19
    St. Philip’s College will be closed for the Winter Break from December 20, 2022, to January 2, 2023.
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    Winter Break 2022

    Sunday, January 1
    St. Philip’s College will be closed for the Winter Break from December 20, 2022, to January 2, 2023.