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Welcome to ACES

Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

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Steps to Online Advising

  1. Click to review video before entering a session: Blackboard Collaborate Orientation 
  2. Click to Review Getting Started Quick Guide
  3. Join a Session with an Online Counselor/Advisor (No appointment needed)
    Click here to join an Online Advising session
    Your session may or may not be recorded. 

When you arrive in the session, please double check your audio, etc., to make sure the session run smoothly.  If you have a built-in microphone or a headset with microphone, you can use it to talk during the session.  It is important that you have speakers to be able to hear the counselor/advisor.  If not, there will be limited communication unless you also join the teleconference using the phone and pin number provided during the session.  When you enter the session, please wait until a counselor greets you and takes you into their room for your confidential online advising session.

Blackboard Collaborate 

     Online Advising

 Roland Garza 
Roland Garza, M.S.
San Antonio College
Certified Advisor 

Fall Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:00 am - 11:30am and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays: 8:00 am - 11:30 am; 1:30pm-6:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 Friday: 1:30-4:30pm (closed in the mornings)

Every first Saturday of the month: 9:00am-1:00pm

The Advising Center will have limited online advising hours on Tuesdays due to New Student Orientation.

Due to limited staffing, an advisor may not be available during the above hours.  A message will be left in the main room stating when an advisor will not be available.