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Explore Your Future with Alamo Colleges!

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.

Support Contacts Helpdesk (210) 485-0555 Weather Line (210) 485-0189


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Alamo Colleges' Library Information

St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
• Southwest Campus Library

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.).
Total Score:

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

Fall 2016 Schedule

Part of Term Date
1 Aug. 22 - Dec. 10
12 Sept. 19 - Dec. 10
14 Sept. 6 - Dec. 10
41 Aug. 22 - Sept. 17
43 Oct. 17 - Nov. 12
F1 Aug. 22 - Oct. 15
F2 Oct. 17 - Dec. 10
S1 Aug. 22 - Dec. 10
S14 Sept. 6 - Dec. 10
SF1 Aug. 22 - Oct. 15
SF2 Oct. 17 - Dec. 10