Return to Campus

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The health and wellness of students, faculty, and staff of Alamo Colleges District is our highest priority. Out of an abundance of caution, St. Philip's College and all of the Alamo Colleges have made changes to the way we provide instruction and operate in light of the evolving concerns related to the coronavirus.

With safety as our top priority, we are implementing a slow and careful return to campuses.


Plan Highlights

  • Beginning May 2021, in compliance with the governor’s executive order, face coverings will no longer be mandatory. ACD will continue to encourage mask usage at all locations, in alignment with CDC, city and county guidelines.
  • Health screening and temperature checks will be required to come on to campus.
  • Distance Learning - Regularly scheduled online (distance learning) courses will be taught as they normally are.
  • Remote Learning – Classes scheduled with distinct meeting pattern days/times will be held remotely using ZOOM during their regularly scheduled class time.
  • Classes and operations will remain in distance learning or remote learning status except for designated CTE courses, up to 25% of capacity.
  • May 2021 we will be at Level III (up to 25%) May 31 thru July 5
    • 4-day Monday – Thursday workweek, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • On-site (and remote) services will be provided only Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • July 2021 we will be at Level II (up to 50%) from July 6 thru July 25
    • 4-day Monday – Thursday workweek, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • On-site (and remote) Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • July 2021 we will be at Level II (up to 50%) from July 26 thru August 15
    • On-site (and remote) Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • On-site (and remote) Saturday (July 31, August 7, August 14) 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • August 2021 we will be at Level I (up to 75%) from August 16 thru August 28
    • On-site (and remote) Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • On-site (and remote) Saturdays (August 21 and 28) 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • August 2021 we will be at Level I (up to 75%) from August 29 thru December 17
    • On-site (and remote) 5-day work week, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., SPC is open Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Open on-site (and remote) first Saturdays of the month, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Closed Labor Day Sept. 6th.
    • Closed Thanksgiving Nov. 25-26
    • Closed Saturday, December 11 for Student Success
    • No late night the week of December 13-16
    • Closed December 18-January 2 for Winter Break
  • No on-campus events will be held the first 8 weeks of the Fall 2021 semester
  • All meetings/training will be virtual.
  • All travel is canceled.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are classes going to be held on campus?

Most classes will be conducted remotely during the semester. Summer 2021 at 25% and Fall 2021 at Level 1 (51-75%) of courses that require hands-on learning will be offered through face-to-face or hybrid models of instruction. 

Can I come to the College any time?

Beginning May 31st on Monday and Thursday for appointments and walk-ins with Student Success from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. and during your class time.

Beginning July 6th Monday through Thursday for appointments and walk-ins with Student Success from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and during your class time.

What is the process for coming to campus?

Health screenings, including temperature checks, are required before entering any building on campus.

All health screenings are conducted at the designated entrance of each open building. Please arrive to campus early to allow time for your required health screening.

If you or someone in your household is sick, please stay home.

Do I have to wear a mask?

Beginning May 21, in compliance with the governor’s executive order, face coverings will no longer be mandatory. ACD will continue to encourage mask usage at all locations, in alignment with CDC, city and county guidelines. 

Will there be dining services on campus?

No. The cafeteria and café will be closed throughout the Fall 2021 semester. Vending machines will be available.

How can I contact the College?
St. Philip's College Summer Hours of Operation:Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (May 31 - July 25).

Appointments and walk-ins for student services are available in the Welcome Center at MLK or Building 1 at Southwest Campus.  

SPC Appointment Links

St. Philip's College IT Helpdesk
Phone: 210-486-2777
(select option 1)

Alamo Colleges District Student Hotline
Local 21ALAMO (210-212-5266)
Toll Free 1-844-20ALAMO
(1-844-202-5266)

For complete information about the Alamo Colleges’ Return to Campus plan, please visit alamo.edu/coronavirus.

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Staff

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