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We offer what you need to achieve success. Come explore with us and find out why so many students have decided to call the Alamo Colleges the pathway to their future.

Not sure where to start? Our Career Assessment Tool can help.

 
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Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

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Alamo Colleges' Library Information

St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
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Alamo Online

Whether you work full-time or stay at home raising children, the Alamo Colleges offers access to the courses you need via the computer. Taking online classes can be a more economical way to learn about a favorite subject or advance your career goals.
Learn Online
Whether you work full-time or stay at home raising children, the Alamo Colleges offers access to the courses you need via the computer. Taking online classes can be a more economical way to learn about a favorite subject or advance your career goals.
Canvas Learning Management System
Learn about the Alamo Colleges' student LMS platform that enables you to transform learning.
It is all about you!
We are here to help you achieve your goals and your success, that is what is important to us. So, we have built a world of services and programs around you and they are available online.
 

Are you ready for online learning? Answer the following questions to help you decide whether or not online courses are suitable for you.

    Agree   Disagree
1. I am self-motivated and capable of working independently.
2. I manage my study time well to complete assignments on time.
3. I am willing to devote 10-15 hours per week to study for my online course(s).
4. I am NOT easily distracted with my surroundings while I study.
5. I am comfortable in an environment in which visiting a college campus is infrequent or not at all.
6. I understand how to use basic computer technologies (mouse, keyboard, printer, etc.).
7. I am comfortable with basic computer operations (managing files and folders – create, copy/paste, delete – using standard word processing software, etc.).
8. I have access to a computer with a high-speed internet connection (cable, DSL, etc.).
9. I am able to use a web browser to navigate the internet (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.).
10. I am comfortable communicating with my instructor(s)/peers in a primarily online format (email, discussion boards, etc.).
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What does your score mean?

0-10: You may be better suited for traditional, face-to-face classroom courses.

11-20: Although face-to-face courses are more appropriate for you, if you decide to take online courses realize adjustments need to be made to maximize your success. You may want to explore hybrid (partially online) and/or web-enhanced courses as a possible alternative.

21-30: Online courses are suitable for you, and are ready to explore the online courses offered at the Alamo Colleges.

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Fully Online Course Schedule

Upcoming Summer 2016 Schedule

Part of Term Date # of Weeks
1 May 16 - Aug. 11 13 weeks
MM May 16 - June 2 3 weeks
SS1 June 6 - July 7 5 weeks
SS2 June 11 - Aug. 11 5 weeks
SS8 June 6 - July 28 8 weeks
SST June 6 - Aug. 11 10 weeks
SU1 June 6 - July 7 5 weeks
SU2 July 11 - Aug. 11 5 weeks
SU8 June 6 - July 28 8 weeks
SUT June 6 - Aug. 11 10 weeks