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Explore Your Future!

We offer what you need to achieve success. Come explore and find out why so many students have decided to call one of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District the pathway to their future.

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

 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am to 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 2:30pm

Getting Started

Students interested in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program are encouraged to complete the following steps to begin the process:

1. Call 210-486-4426 or 210-486-4404 to schedule an appointment to take the free English Placement Exam.

2. The exam is given Monday thru Friday between 8am and 3pm (by appointment) in our offices at MLH-234. The exam takes 25 minutes to complete and results are immediate.

3. Meet with an ESL Advisor after completing the assessment to register for upcoming courses.

Your ESL advisor will give you all other instructions you need.