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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:000pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

WELCOME CENTER is CLOSED on Monday, January 16, 2017

In observance of Dr. Martin L. King Day

We will re-open on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

Record Updates

You may update your student record by visiting the Welcome Center located in the Cypress Campus Center Lobby.  Please bring your photo ID and completed forms in order to ensure your requests are processed. 



Transcripts: Sending transcript to NVC & Requesting Transcript from NVC


Record Forms

  • Biographical Information Update Form
    This form is needed to change your name, social security number, address, and telephone number.
  • Change of Primary Institution
    This form is to change your main campus.
  • Add/Drop Slip
    This form is to be utilized to add/drop classes AFTER the web registration and schedule changes are closed.  Students can drop classes through their ACES account through the Census day of the term and should consult with Financial Aid and their Advisor prior to doing so.  Visit the Academic Calendar page to view all important deadlines.
  • Military Verification Form
    The Texas Education Code, Chapter 54.058(b) provides that military personnel assigned to duty within the State of Texas, their spouse, and their dependent children shall be entitled to pay the same tuition as a resident of Texas.

    Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Student Information Release Policy / Confidentiality of Records

    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

    The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) permits release of Directory Information without a student’s consent unless a student makes a written request to withhold the information.   Students may request their information not be released by completing the Request for Nondisclosure Form and submitting it to the Admissions and Records team.

    The Alamo Colleges designate student Directory Information as:

    • Name
    • Academic plan
    • Enrollment status
    • Dates of attendance
    • Previous education agencies/institutions attended
    • Degrees received
    • Awards received
    • Social Security numbers are not Directory Information  
    • The Alamo Colleges must release students’ addresses and telephone numbers to military recruiters.
  • FERPA Consent Form 
  • Request for Nondisclosure Form

    All forms must be completed and submitted to NVC Records and Transcript Department with an official photo ID.

    In Person: Welcome Center, Cypress Campus Center RM100 (lower level) 
    Mail: 3535 N. Ellison Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251
    Email: (include an official photo ID) 
    Fax: (210) 486-9091 (include an official photo ID)

    Welcome Center Hours of Operation

    General Office Hours during
    January 2-28, 2017

    Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm  

    Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm

    Friday, 8am-5pm

    Saturday, 9am-1pm

    Contact Information

    Cypress Campus Center, Room 100

    General Office Hours during
    January 2-28, 2017:

    Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm
    Friday, 8am-5pm
    Saturday, 9am-1pm

    LOCAL:  210-21ALAMO

    TOLL FREE:  1-844-20ALAMO

    Fax Number:


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