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Military Support Services

MSS Headquarters is located in the Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center, with full-time offices at JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Lackland, and Randolph.  Our team provides information, enrollment services and advocacy primarily for active-duty families on behalf of the Alamo Colleges. St. Philip's College does not engage in high-pressure recruiting tactics, nor do we provide additional compensation for the recruitment of military-connected families. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Before engaging in any voluntary education activities, please consult your education service office for guidance regarding service-specific requirements, instructions, and/or regulations.  

For those seeking assistance with Veterans Education Benefits:  SPC Veterans Affairs Department

Army TA Students click here: ArmyIgnitED Information

Student Support for Military Families

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We support and advocate for active military families in areas not limited to:

  • Admissions & Enrollment
  • Residency & Tuition Rates
  • Tuition Assistance & MyCAA Funding
  • Changes due to Deployment
  • Overseas Advocacy
  • Many more -Ask us!

 

Phone (210) 486-2001

Email Us

Request Zoom Meeting

Admissions Checklist

Joint Base San Antonio Offices

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In response to the pandemic, all Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) offices are currently closed. 

Student services are provided remotely through email, phone, and Zoom conference. 

All JBSA classes have been converted to remote learning until further notice.

Fort Sam Houston

Lackland

Randolph

Remote Service FAQ's

Courses Supporting Military & Veteran Families

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Courses on JBSA installations, on campus, and online.

Active military has priority for all JBSA installation courses.

SPC saves seats in online and campus courses for our  Military & veteran-connected families at the discretion of the college.

Spring 2021 for Military

Summer 2021 for Military

Fall 2021 for Military

Request Registration

MyCAA | Military Spouse Scholarship

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The Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Program offers up to $4000 for qualified military spouses towards a degree or certificate.

All Spouses are encouraged to check with MyCAA to see if they qualify to use MyCAA for their program of study at St. Philip's College!

More on MyCAA

College Catalog / Programs

Education Plan Template

GEM | Air Force General Education Mobile

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Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM) is a partnership between CCAF and partnering accredited civilian schools to provide general education courses to meet CCAF requirements, online.

Let SPC help you finish your CCAF degree online, from anywhere around the globe!

More on GEM

All Course Search

Center for Distance Learning

Remote Ready

AFVEC, ArmyIgnitED & Navy College Portals

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MSS provides assistance related to military education portals such as Tuition Assistance (TA) billing, grade reporting, graduation verification, reimbursement actions, and more. 

AF Virtual Education Center

ArmyIgnitED

Navy College

 

Workshops & Enrichment

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SPC provides free enrichment opportunities to assist our military & veteran families beyond the classroom.

Check out student clubs and organizations & specialized Web Zoom Workshops, Wednesdays from 1400-1500.

 

Student Life at SPC

Financial Literacy

 

 

Cost of Attendance 

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Annual estimates for Tuition & Fees, Room and Board, Books, Transportation and Miscellaneous expenses.

Understand how Residency impacts tuition rates.

Paying for college at SPC.

For specific program cost estimates, please contact our team for assistance.

Estimated Cost Per Year

Bookstore

Residency Information

Paying For College at SPC

Net Price Calculator

Tuition, Fee & Refund Information

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In most cases, military families are eligible for our lowest, in-state tuition rates. Contact us for a review!

Military TA and MyCAA tuition and fee rates, just for you.

Refund and return of unearned Tuition Assistance policies.

Military Residency Verification

DoD Tuition & Fees 2020-21

DoD Tuition & Fees 2021-22

Refund Policies

Return of Unearned TA Policy

 

Payment Extensions for TA & MyCAA Students

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We provide payment extensions for students with delayed federal funding such as TA, VA, or MyCAA.

Sometimes payment deadlines come before funding is approved or before request windows open. 

Don't get dropped!  Contact us if you have any questions.

Payment Deadlines

Payment Extension (TA)

Payment Extension (MyCAA)

Payment Extension (VA)

Decision Making Information

College Accreditation

Program Accreditation

DoD Voluntary Ed Partnership

TA Decide Tool

Paying for College (CFPB)

College Financing Plan

College Scorecard

College Navigator

Financial Aid

Veterans Education Benefits

Career Services

Disability Support

Additional Services, Resources & Information 

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The Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center provides no-cost services to all Active Duty, Retired, Veterans, and their families.

College for All Texans provides information about attending college in Texas. 

The Texas Veterans Commission provides information on education, claims, employment, and more.

GSVOTC Information

College for All Texans

Texas Veterans Commission

Military One Source

Contact Information

Director, Student Success
Ms. Betsy Hamilton
bhamilton@alamo.edu
210-486-2610
Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center (GSVOTC), Room 110C
Senior Advisor -Military
Mrs. Sarai Carpenter
sduran47@alamo.edu
210-486-2423
Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach & Transition Center (GSVOTC), Room 110D

Military Support Service Team
dst-military@alamo.edu
210-486-2001
Request Zoom Meeting