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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 to Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
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Open Computer Lab:
 Mon-Thurs 7:30am-8:00pm
 Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
 Phone: (210) 486-4000

Writing Contest: Why a Degree?

Get Paid for Writing!

Share your story and tell the world why you want a degree from NVC 

Contest Rules:

  • Write a 500-word essay (no more than 2 double-spaced pages)
  • Topic:  Why you want to earn a degree from Northwest Vista College
  • Write it in the first person: I want a degree from Northwest Vista College because…
  • Provide required information below with your entry

Contest Entry:

Submit your essay by email to with the following information*: 

  • Full Name* 
  • Banner ID* 
  • Street Address* 
  • Email Address* 
  • Phone Number* 
  • Declared Major 
  • Date of Graduation (if available) 
  • Choose  one of the following themes*:  

To Accomplish More

To Earn More

To Feel Confident

To Reach Milestones

 *This information is required for a valid entry 


Deadline Extended!

Sunday, March 16, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. 


  • First Place Winner = $300 scholarship
  • Second Place Winner = $100 scholarship
  • Third Place Winner = $50 NVC bookstore gift card 
  • Every student who writes an essay for this contest will have their name placed in a drawing for a chance to win $25 dollars NVC bookstore gift card (there are 18 gift cards in all).

Get Help at the WAC Writing Center!

If you need any help writing and proofing your essay, remember to visit the WAC Writing Center in RLC-205



2014 Commencement Program 

Northwest Vista College holds its annual Commencement in May.

Degree Completion Checklist

Button 1 : Meet with an Advisor  
Button 2 : Declare your Major  
Button 3 : Follow your Degree Plan  
Button 4 : Apply for Graduation  
Advising is Required To
Apply For Graduation

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