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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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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  


Center for Distance Learning (SLC) 212.

Student Survey
        Center for Distance Learning provides support for students taking online and hybrid classes. We offer face-to-face and online overviews on Instructure Canvas. An open computer lab is provided for students to access their classes. We also assist students with technical questions. In order for us to improve our services, please complete the survey.  


Quick Links to FREE Student Resources

           Technical Training        BioSig
    Brainfuse - Online Tutoring  Respondus
   SmarterMeasure-Check Readiness           Blackboard Collaborate
   Log in to OneDrive  What is OneDrive  


Sync Your Aces Email to a Mobile Device

           IOS/iPhone/iPad              Android                          Windows Phone   


Helpful Information for Students

           Search for Classes Online Degree Plan  DL FAQs
   Enrollment Steps             DL Events                      Meningitis Waiver for Online
  SPC Student Handbook   Bookstore


Instructure Canvas

The Alamo Colleges is using Instructure Canvas (LMS) as its standard platform for delivery of online, hybrid, and web-enhanced classes. To get a successful start with your online classes, we recommend that you attend a one hour training overview or access an online overview. The overview sessions will include how to use the Canvas tools.  Faculty information on Canvas go to Instructional Innovation.

Check Your Computer

          * Recommended Browser - Mozilla Firefox
* Check plugins (courtesy of Firefox)
* Check updates: Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader and Java  

              For more information go to Canvas Browser Check.  

ON-LINE ~ Student Canvas Overviews

         * Students can self-register (PDF Steps)  (Video Steps)
         * CRN# 20457: OLRN 0001 - Fall 2015 until Dec 30th

FACE-TO-FACE ~ Student Canvas Overviews

Sutton Learning Center (SLC) 213
FAll 2015      
Monday August 17th 11:00-12:00 pm
Wednesday August 19th 3:00-4:00 pm
Monday August 24th 9:00-10:00 am
Monday August 24th 2:00-3:00 pm
Tuesday August 25th 1:00-2:00 pm
Wednesday August 26th 4:00-5:00 pm
 Note: Schedule is subject to change.
Classes are also available by appointment.



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