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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.

Support Contacts: Helpdesk: 210-485-0555 | Weather Line: 210-485-0189


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For additional information, visit the Student Logins page.


St. Philip's College Library 

MLK Campus: (210) 486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: (210) 486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

Library Info  


Respondus LockDown Browser™ is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Instructure Canvas. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. Respondus is available for both Windows and Mac.

Repondus LockDown Browser Installation  

 SmarterMeasure - Learning Readiness Indicator for Online Learners

St. Philip’s College provides SmarterMeasure to help you understand your strengths and weaknesses as you prepare to learn online. SmarterMeasure is a computerized survey that will help you determine your ability to succeed at Internet courses. Your scores will not keep you from taking online classes, nor will your scores affect your grade in courses you may already be taking.

How to access SmarterMeasure:
            Click the "SmarterMeasure" box on the right.
            Select the New User box
            Type in user name: spcstudent
            Type in the password: spcuser 

After you complete SmarterMeasure, you will view a webpage of your scores, with easy to interpret graphics and text. The report will also provide you with links for additional resources. For more information click here.

Smarthinking - 24/7 Online Tutoring  Video

With Smarthinking, students experience online tutoring that is simple, fast and always available. Students connect to live educators from any computer that has Internet access, with no special software installation or equipment required. Students work one-on-one, in real-time with a tutor, communicating using a virtual whiteboard technology.  For more information click here.

How to access SmarThinking:
          Log in to ACES
          Select "My Courses"
          You will see it on the left side under "Student Resources" 

Distance Learning Promotional Events

Year 2013
        Spring-New Student Orientation Expo, January  16 & 18, 2013
        Culturefest Distance Learning Booth, April 25, 2013
        Fall -New Student Orientation Expo, August 2013

Year 2012
        Spring-New Student Orientation Expo, January  12- 13, 2012
        Culturefest Distance Learning Booth, April 26, 2012
        Fall -New Student Orientation Expo, August 23 - 24, 2012
        Club Rush, September 12, 2012
        National Distance Learning Week, November 6, 2012


Contact Information

MLK Campus
Sutton Learning Center
(SLC) 212 

CDL Help Desk:
(210) 486-2239

ACES Log-in Help Desk: 
(210) 486-2777

Support Central Hotline:
(210) 485-0555

Out of Town (TOLL FREE):
(866) 493-3977


Student Lab Hours

* Lab is located in Sutton Learning Center (SLC) 213
Spring 2014 

Day  Time 
Monday-Friday TBA

Note: Hours are subject to change.

For assistance, please go to SLC 212.

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