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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.


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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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


Exploratory programs provide groups of students with visits to industrial work sites and the opportunity to witness, first-hand, how industrial and technical trades are performed.

Exploratory programs provide you with:

  • Basic safety instructions
  • Overview of the industry
  • Career Information

First-hand and hands-on experience will help you make a decision on what industrial or technical career path is right for you!

Students enrolled in any public or private school can attend an exploratory program.

Career Exploration Rotations

Career Exploration Rotations give you the opportunity to explore each trade in one-two week rotations.

  • Electronics
    • Electrical Technology
    • Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Technology

    For more information, please visit the Electronics page.

  • Aircraft, Construction and Manufacturing
    • Aircraft Maintenance Technology
    • Machining Technology
    • Welding Technology
    • Homebuilding
    • Plumbing

    For more information, please visit the Aircraft, Construction and Manufacturing page.

  • Automotive Technology
    • Collision Technology (Auto Body)
    • Diesel Technology

    For more information, please visit the Automotive Technology page.

Contact Information

Director of Middle College Programs
Manuel Navarro

Southwest Campus
Building #1 - Room D116C