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Steps For Enrollment – First Time In College

Before you apply, you are encouraged to visit the following website for more information about the enrollment process: alamo.edu/alamoEnroll 

STEP 1:

APPLY 
  • Complete and submit your admission application by viewing the tutorial at the following website 
  • In order to complete the ApplyTexas application, you will need a valid email address.
  • If you are considering applying for Financial Aid, your Social Security number will be required. 

STEP 2:

SUBMIT TRANSCRIPT(S) 
  • First Time In College students (FTIC) must submit an official high school transcript or official GED test scores to Admissions and Records.
  • Official high school transcript must be sealed or sent electronically by the high school.
  • Submit a final official transcript that includes the high school graduation date before the end of your first semester

STEP 3:

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID 

STEP 4:

SUBMIT BACTERIAL MENINGITIS VACCINATION FORM 
  • Students under 22 years of age must submit evidence of receiving a bacterial meningitis vaccination or booster dose during the five year period prior to enrollment to Admissions and Records.
  • The law allows for few exceptions. You may obtain additional information at: alamo.edu/meningitis/     

STEP 5:

LOGIN TO YOUR ACES ACCOUNT and COMPLETE ALAMO ENROLL MODULES 
  • In order to test with Alamo Colleges, you must complete the GO FAARR and TEST PREP Modules in ACES.
  • Once you have received your letter from Alamo Colleges with your ACES information, visit aces.alamo.edu/ and click on How do I get my username and password? 
  • Login to ACES 
  • Open Start Here tab
  • Click on each ENROLL button to access the Go FAARR and Test Prep modules to begin the AlamoENROLL requirements

STEP 6:

TAKE THE ASSESSMENT TEST and COMPLETE POST-ASSESSMENT ADVISING 
  • Information on the placement exam is available at www.alamo.edu/pac/testing-center/.
  • After you complete the TSI Assessment, you will need to see an advisor for post-assessment advising.
  • During post-assessment advising, you will receive your scores and an advisor will help you determine if you need to enroll in a refresher course.
  • Test scores for SAT and ACT cannot be older than 5 years.
  • Exit Level TAKS, TSI, Asset, and THEA cannot be older than 5 years.

STEP 7:

COMPLETE REFRESHER COURSE(S) (If applicable) 
  • Refresher courses are FREE and give you the opportunity to save time and money!
  • The refresher courses give you a second opportunity to move into a higher developmental course or a college-level course, and refresher courses are only required for students who do not place at college level on the TSI exam.
  • You will be scheduled for refresher courses during post-assessment advising.

STEP 8:

REGISTER FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (NSO) 
  • You must register for on-campus New Student Orientation to receive information about valuable campus resources.
  • You will also receive academic advising assistance which will allow you to register for courses!
  • The above eight steps MUST be completed prior to registering for New Student Orientation, and a staff member will verify completion before registration for NSO.
  • Students may register for New Student Orientation by visiting the Welcome Advising Center (Palomino Center 103) or by calling 210.486.3100.

STEP 9:

PAY TUITION & FEES  
  • Account summary can be viewed through ACES (Student Tab>Web Services>Student & Financial Aid>Student Account).
  • Tuition bills will not be mailed.
  • Tuition payment must be made via credit card or check via your ACES account.
  • Cash payments are accepted at the Business Office in the Palomino Center.
  • Payment in full or by installments must be made by the payment deadlines, or you will be dropped from your classes.

STEP 10:

SMART START FIRST DAY COUNTS 
  • There is a connection between attendance, classroom participation, and good grades.
  • Your first week of class, especially the first day, provides you with important information for the rest of the semester.
  • The Alamo Colleges requires regular and punctual attendance in all classes. Your absences are recorded immediately.
  • Fall 2014: If you DO NOT attend on the FIRST DAY of each class in which you are enrolled, you will be DROPPED from the class.  

STEP 11:

PARKING, TRANSPORTATION, AND STUDENT ID 

VIA BusPasses: 

  • VIA bus passes are available for students during the Fall and Spring semesters for $35.00. A VALID COLLEGE STUDENT PICTURE ID is required. VIA Bus Passes may be purchased on-campus at the Business Office. Continuing Education students must contact the VIA Metropolitan office to obtain a bus pass.

Parking Permits: 

  • Parking Permits may be purchased during on-campus registration or at the Business Office throughout the semester. Students and employees are eligible to purchase a Parking Decal/Tag. Exceptions are authorized through the President's Office (Article IV of the Parking and Traffic Rules and Regulations).
  • Parking decals will be $50.00 per vehicle. With three or more vehicles, proof of car insurance is required.
  • A Vehicle Registration Form must be completed and the full tuition payment must be paid, prior to receiving a parking permit. Note: License plate number is required on the Vehicle Registration Form.
  • Each student parking on the campus must have a parking permit.

Student ID: 
Contact the Testing Center to obtain your new student ID once your tuition bill has been paid.

Contact Information

 Director:
Katherine Beaumont

Location:
Palomino Center (PC-103)

Phone:
210-486-3100

Fax:
210-486-9155

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