Student Services helps students succeed and make the most of their college experience. Student Services offers a broad range of services and resources to support the student from their first semester at the College through graduation. The offices and centers assist students in achieving their academic goals and strive to enhance students’ personal, intellectual and social development through a broad range of programs and services. Students have access to a comprehensive system of services that includes assessment of academic needs, orientation, transfer, and career fairs, academic and personal counseling, co-curricular activities, services for international students, services for students with disabilities, learning and library resources, computer labs, the College bookstore and distance learning.
Assessment Center (STCM 227)
The Assessment Center is located on the second floor of the Student Commons Building (STCM 227) and provides a range of services to meet the needs of students attending Northeast Lakeview College. The Center provides a quiet, conducive testing environment with flexible hours to accommodate day, evening and weekend students. Students must arrive one hour before the Testing Center is scheduled to close and should contact the Center at 210-486-5401, option 6 or visit the website for a current test schedule. A valid picture ID is required for all provided exams.
The Assessment Center provides a board range of testing services to meet the needs of its diverse student population:
- THEA (Internet Based Testing)
- Credit by exam (CLEP)
- External Testing (Correspondence and computer based)
The THEA - IBT is a computerized test that will evaluate reading, writing, and math skills to determine placement into college courses. Reading, writing and fundamental mathematical skills have been identified as the important entry-level skills for college transition. The identification and adherence to basic skills in these three areas are essential to insure that students enter Northeast Lakeview College with the academic preparation necessary for success. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved the THEA-IBT as an exam for Texas Success Initiative (TSI) required assessment testing.
Students must present two forms of identification at the time of testing. Your primary ID must include a photo. THEA-IBT testing is by appointment only. Students have four hours to complete the test and are encouraged to study and complete a practice test prior to taking the test. The exam fee is $29 if taking either the entire test or sections only. For information on practice tests, payment, and appointment times, visit Northeast Lakeview College’s Assessment Center website. Results are available immediately following the exam.
The Accuplacer is a State approved exam administered by Northeast Lakeview College to measure basic entry-level skills. The Accuplacer is available to students who have previously tested within the last three years. Testing is on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday and by appointment the first Saturday of each month. The exam fee is $29 if retested as a whole or $10 for each section. Students must present a valid picture ID at the time of testing. Results are available immediately following the exam.
Assessment Retest Police
Students are allowed to retest after 2 weeks. This includes retesting all parts, one or multiple parts. If a student wishes to retest a second or subsequent time, they may retest after 2 weeks if they have attended a formal college test prep intervention program; otherwise, a second or subsequent retest requires a wait time of 6 weeks.
Credit by Examination
Northeast Lakeview College provides an opportunity for students to obtain college credit courses in areas that they may have attained college-level proficiency. When students take the CLEP test for a certain course, they can receive credit and are exempt from that particular class. By successfully completing CLEP tests, students can shorten the time needed to reach their career and educational goals.
CLEP Testing Days/Hours:
Tuesdays: 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
First Saturday of the month: 10:00 am
By appointment only.
Click here for additonal information on CLEP/AP policies.
Correspondence exams may be proctored by appointment only at Northeast Lakeview College. There is a $20 fee per exam for the service and the Assessment Center requests that students confirm arrival of the exam materials 24 hours prior to appointment time. Students are required to present a valid picture ID. Any associated postage fees required to return exam documents to the home institution will be the responsibility of the home institution or the student. Northeast Lakeview College will not incur any associated postal fees.
Campus Bookstore (STCM 133)
Monday – Thursday - 7:45am to 6:00pm*
Friday - 7:45am to 1:00pm*
Saturday – TBD/Closed* Sunday - Closed
*Always check our website for the most current hours of operation as they are subject to change.
Phone: 210-486-5449 Website: www.nelakeview.bkstr.com
WE OFFER MORE THAN JUST TEXTBOOKS…..
*General Reading Books *Reference Books and Study Aids
*School and office supplies *Calculators/electronic accessories
*Backpacks and Totes *Special Order and Event Books
*NLC clothing and gifts *Snacks and Convenience Items
Skip the lines and avoid the wait! Place online orders for textbooks and course materials at www.nelakeview.bkstr.com. We offer many options from in store pickup of your order to next day shipping. When you are done with the books, you can return them to us in person for buyback and rental check-in. Or if you are out of town, mail the rental check-ins back to us.
We are proud to announce that students have the option of renting instead of purchasing the textbook for many of our classes. The prices for renting a textbook will depend on whether the textbook is new or used. Renting with us will save you 50% or more off the price of a new textbook. Not all textbooks may be available for rent based on consumable materials and package options.
NLC Bookstore carries more than just printed textbooks. We offer a variety of digital title options that range from rental for a semester to purchase for your digital bookshelf. We sell access codes for digital class requirements from MyMathLab to SAM and everything in between. If you want to know more about our digital textbooks sign up at www.cafescribe.com and try out some of our free trial offers. For academically priced software and hardware simply click the links on the NELakeview site.
We know that you have the option to take classes at all of the Alamo Colleges, not just NLC. In order to provide exceptional customer service, we can order textbooks from the other campuses and have them delivered to NLC for your one stop shopping needs. Simply ask a sales associate for details.
While there is no guarantee that your textbooks will be bought back at the end of each semester, we try our hardest to make sure they are. We may buyback textbooks that are needed for future semesters or for our national resale list, for up to 50% of the current purchase price. While we buyback textbooks year round, the best time to sell books back is during the last two weeks of each semester.
Final return dates for each semester are printed at the bottom of your original receipt. The original receipt is required for returns, refunds and exchanges. The textbooks must be in original purchased condition to receive a refund. Please contact us if you have any questions about returns.
Campus Parking Regulations
Every student attending classes operating a motor vehicle and parking on the College campus must purchase and properly display a “Student Parking Registration.”
To be valid, the Parking Registration must be affixed to the outside rear window, drivers’ side. A registration placed in any other manner will be classified as “No Registration.” Parking registrations are valid for one (1) academic year (September 1 through August 31.)
The purchase of a Parking Registration DOES NOT guarantee the student a parking space on the College campus.
It is imperative that the student operating a motor vehicle obtains a copy of the Traffic and Parking Rules and Regulations at the time he or she purchases the parking registration. This will minimize misunderstandings and penalties involving the issuance of parking citations.
The Alamo Colleges Department of Public Safety Officers are commissioned Peace Officers vested with the power and authority to issue traffic citations and summons and to arrest and file charges in the City or Justice of the Peace Courts. A student found in violation of the Traffic and Parking Rules and Regulations will be issued a Traffic/Parking Citation. Each Campus citation is $12 if paid within ten (10) days of the issue date on the citation. Fines shall be paid at the Business Office or mailed to the address on the citation. If not paid within ten (10) days of the issue date on the citation, the fine increases to $18.
Career Services and Job Placement (STCM 124 & 125)
The Career & Job Placement Department offers the following services:
- Career Planning
- Career Advising
- Discuss majors and career options
- Utilize career related assessments
- Review career resources
- Personality and Career Assessments
- Explore career options that match your personality, interest, values and abilities through career assessments and inventories
- Career Fair
- Network with Recruiters from community businesses
- Learn what corporations and agencies are looking for in an applicant
- Find out how to better prepare for your future career
- Career Preparation
- Resume/cover letter critique
- Video mock interview
- Feedback on mock interview
- Job Placement
- Northeast Lakeview College’s 10 surrounding metrocom communities and northeast San Antonio offer employment possibilities for internships, careers and professional education
- On-Campus Interviewing
- Job Placement hosts area Recruiters onsite to interview for job opportunities
- Check the Career Events calendar to find out what companies will be attending
- Login to the Job Bank to view the Events calendar at the website
Career Service Requirements
- To sign up with Career Services or to be placed on a job you must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
Students must have a resume on file with Career Services in order to obtain resume referrals for job listings (resumes take a minimum for one week to critique).
Communities of Interest
The Alamo Colleges offer students a variety of educational options and opportunities within its course offerings and programs that address student interests and educational goals. Such options and opportunities come under the heading of Communities of Interest (COI). COIs are open to all students, though some may require certain academic prerequisites. They include, but are not limited to:
1. Honors programs and courses
2. Service Learning
3. Learning Communities
4. International Education
6. Topics addressing gender, ethnicity, or age
7. Current and topical issues
8. Workforce or field of study focus
The Alamo Colleges encourage students to explore these options and opportunities as they pursue their educational goals objectives.
Networked computers are loaded with general and special-use software and connected to the Internet so users can access their email. Computers are available on the second floor of the library (NLIB) and in the student commons (STCM 204) building on a first-come, first-served basis during open lab hours.
Students are expected to follow all acceptable use guidelines. These guidelines are posted in the student computer labs and on the College web site at www.alamo.edu/nlc.
Location: STCM 222D
Free crisis counseling is available to assist students. If long-term help is needed, students are referred to appropriate external resources.
Students needing information on community resources such as childcare, legal assistance, financial assistance for college, medical care, dental care, and assistance for military families can access our Resource Guide online here or STCM 222D. All resources are free or low-cost and are available in Bexar and surrounding counties.
For assistance, contact the counselor at t 210-486-5401, option 8 or at the website for more information.Appointments can be made to accommodate students who cannot come in during regular business hours.
Disability Support Services
Location: STCM 222H
Disability Support Services (DSS) is committed to facilitating equal access and learning opportunities for students with disabilities. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008, a person has a disability if he or she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. DSS authorizes reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations suited to each individual student.
In order to receive accommodations, students must:
-Complete a Request for Disability Support Services Form available online at the website or in our office at STCM 222H.
-Provide current documentation of the disability by a qualified professional. See “Guidelines for Documenting Your Disability” brochure.
-Be approved for services by the Disability Office. This requires scheduling an appointment to review documentation once the student is registered for college.
For assistance, you may contact Faye Acocks Hallford, LCSW, Learning Disability Specialist, at 210-486-5487 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Arrangements can be made to accommodate students who cannot come in during regular business hours.
Distance Learning Center/eLearning
An Internet Course is a course that meets online the majority or all of the time. Internet courses offer the convenience and flexibility of participating in a course without a formal schedule or location. However, some Internet Courses do require that you attend campus some of the time (less than 15% of the time). You might be required to come to campus to take tests, for presentations, or for course orientations. Before you enroll, you should be confident about your own learning style and computer skills.
Please visit us at the eLearning Center if you would like more information or assistance with Internet Courses. We are located at the Northeast Lakeview Library, NLIB 306 or call us at 210-486-5372.
For a listing of All summer and Fall 2012 internet coureses, visit our website.
A Blended Course (also referred to as a hybrid) is a course that replaces some of the face-to-face classroom sessions with online instruction. Classes do meet on campus for a major portion of time. You can expect to spend between 50-84% of the class time completing activities on your own using the Internet.
Orientation to Internet and Blended Courses
If this is the first time you have enrolled in a course online, make plans to participate in the required Orientation before classes start. Register for OLRN 0001, Orientation to Online Learning. The orientation to online learning is a free, non-credit course for students new to online learning. The orientation can be completed all online. The purpose of the orientation is to provided students with information about learning online. Student will have an opportunity to practice using some of the more common tools used in the online environment.
The integration of technology in many NLC courses provides students with the opportunity to use computer-based technology to communicate, solve problems, and acquire information. For example, students will access the Internet to research, use PALS to access class content and e-mail, participate in blogs, take online quizzes, submit assignments, participate in online forums, and use basic Microsoft software among other technology activity. NLC provides student with access to technology and supports student learning in using new technologies through the creation of the eLearning Center. The staff at the eLearning Center will assist students who might need assistance with technology-related assignments. The Center also works closely with the Student Services Offices to offer online support services to Northeast Lakeview College students. The Center is located on the third floor of the Library (NLIB 306), the phone number is 210-486-5372.
The Early Alert Program is an outreach program that focuses on students who are experiencing academic and/or personal difficulties and are in need of outside intervention to help ensure their best chance for academic success in college. Advisors and instructors partner to identify any barriers that may hinder a student’s chance for academic success, such as, but not limited to: attendance, participation, missing assignments, tardiness, etc. The Early Alert Program is initiated when a faculty member identifies students who are experiencing academic and/or personal difficulties early in the semester or at the first sign of academic difficulty. Our goal is to increase Student Success by initiating early contact with students, thus providing resourceful information and proactive services early in the semester. Northeast Lakeview College faculty and staff are supportive, directive, resourceful, and committed to our students’ overall success, and the Early Alert Program is designed to support their efforts.
Current and Topical Issues
Community of Interest:Veterans
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
Taught by Valerie Viera, the course will cover the same material as other sections of General Psychology but will take opportunities to examine psychological concepts and issues form the veteran’s perspective and experience.
*This class is open to all students, but will have special content focused on veterans*
Please contact Ms. Viera with any questions: email@example.com
Community of Interest: Male Issues
SPCH1315 Public Speaking
Taught by Dr. Archie Wortham, the course will cover the same material as other sections of Public Speaking but will take opportunities to focus topics for discussion and speeches on male issues and images of males, perceived and real. Topics will focus discussion on the mental, emotional and physical growth in male development. Rooted in research, using movies, video clips and guest lecturers, the class will 1] look at various views on fatherhood from economic, political, religious and sexual points of view and 2] delve into the male concept of the 3M’s of fatherhood: marriage, money and machismo, and 3] explore Wortham’s NIOBE [Neo-patriarchy, Intentionality, ownership, bi-stewardship, equipped fathers] model of parenting patterned after Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Class will involve journaling of topics chosen by the students and researching these topics for open discussion. *Open to all students. Please contact Dr. Wortham with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Honors Mission: Engaging faculty and distinguished students in academic research beyond the classroom.
Student qualifications to apply for Honors classes
1. I am a registered NLC student.
2. I have taken 12 non-developmental/non-dual credit hours at NLC.
3. I have a GPA of 3.50 or higher.
4. I am exempt from developmental course requirements.
5. I am willing to present their project at an Honor Ceremony.
International Student Services
The Student Services Office is the first point of contact for a prospective international student who seeks information regarding admission procedures for the College.
International students must enroll full-time (12 semester hours or more) and pay hospitalization insurance (Alamo Colleges Board Policy) every semester. The deadlines to submit all required documents (application, transcripts, verification of financial resources, TOEFL) are June 1 for Fall, October 1st for Spring, and March 1 for Summer. For additional information, contact the Student Services Office at 210-486-5401, option 3.
Learning communities at NLC can be presented in a variety of ways, including interdisciplinary, where subjects generally taught as individual courses are combined into one integrated course. The learning communities may be team-taught by two or more faculty and their disciplinary perspectives are integrated, or the learning communities may be theme-based where a complex contemporary intellectual inquiry from several different perspectives is examined collaboratively. In all cases, both faculty and students have the chance to learn from, and teach, each other.
Accelerated learning communities for developmental education (DE) courses are designed to decrease the amount of time students spend in their DE program. Accleration may include taking courses in a condensed amount of time, pairing courses, or linking courses. Below are the definitions of the different types of communities fo help you pick the course that’s right for you:
Linked Courses are considered Flex I and II courses that run in two 8 week sessions. Students who sign up for Flex I must also enroll in Flex II. This option gives students the opportunity to move through two levels of DE instruction in one semester.
Paired Courses are two separate content courses with two separate instructors. These courses run the full 16 weeks but allow students to move as cohort/learning community from on class to the other.
The Northeast Lakeview College Library is a technology embracing facility that enables users to pursue research goals and lifelong learning. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take advantage of the services and resources offered. Materials owned by the NLC Library can be identified in the Alamo Colleges Online Library Catalog. Materials from the other Alamo Colleges libraries are also part of this database. NLC students and staff may directly borrow materials from other district libraries with a validated I.D. If you prefer, Library staff can place in-district borrowing requests to the other Alamo Colleges libraries on behalf of NLC students and staff.
In addition to the physical resources available from the Alamo Libraries, the NLC Library provides access to over 40,000 e-books and approximately 79,000 unique online periodicals, journals, documents, and media through licensed databases. Specific periodical titles and issues availability can be identified through our A to Z Online Journal Locator. NLC students and staff have access to over 60 licensed databases that can be used both on and off campus. NLC students and staff may also participate in theTexShare Borrower’s Card program which allows them to directly borrow materials from participating TexShare libraries (both academic and public) outside of the district. In addition to in-district and TexShare borrowing, NLC Library users may request materials from libraries throughout the country via Interlibrary Loan which is a library to library lending service.
Reference librarians will assist students and other library users with research and citation questions in person, by phone, 210.486.5388, through our Ask-a-Librarian e-mail, and by chat/text. Students may make an appointment with reference librarians for more in-depth questions that require more time. Assistance and resources are also available to faculty and students in distance learning environments. Students receive information literacy instruction that is tailored to a specific assignment or to a specific course outcome in face-to-face and online classes. Librarians partner with classroom faculty in developing and building appropriate instruction.
Over 50 workstations provide library users with access to Internet resources, licensed resources, and Microsoft office products. The library hosts printing and photocopying capabilities. Students working on group projects may take advantage of the Library’s group study rooms which are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Multimedia players are available for viewing materials which are reserved for faculty circulation only. NLC students are able to check out library-use-only laptops.
The NLC Library staff hopes that you’ll make our facility and services a regular part of your college experience. During long semesters, our physical library is open Monday – Saturday and our virtual library is available 24/7. It is our goal to enable our users to feel comfortable using the library and its services and to assist our users in developing their information literacy skills as part of their path to being a life-long learner.
Public Safety and Police Services (Facilities 200)
- The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has emergency phones located throughout the campus for immediate assistance.
- Courtesy Patrol Assistance is available for locked keys and dead batteries during the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Telephone 210-485-0099 for assistance.
- Escort service is also available for anyone needing assistance to his or her vehicle. Contact the officer on duty at the College.
- Lost and Found
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER 210-222-0911
NON-EMERGENCY NUMBER 210-485-0099
Police protection is provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The primary objective of the patrol officer is to provide a safe environment for employees, students, and the community. Police duties include the following:
- Patrol functions (vehicle, foot, and bike);
- Identify suspicious activities and persons;
- Conduct field interviews;
- Conduct field investigations;
- Respond to call(s) for service;
- Provide escorts;
- Non-emergency requests;
- Traffic enforcement;
- Traffic accident investigations;
- Respond to alarms;
- Community relations;
- Crime prevention activity;
- Disturbance calls;
- Record the above (written reports).
Calls are assigned to the patrol officer on a priority basis. Criminal calls have priority over service calls or non-emergency requests.
The Office of Student Recruitment creates awareness of Northeast Lakeview College by recruiting a diverse student population comprised of traditional, non-traditional, transient, and transfer students. This department believes that access to education should be available to all persons regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity and employs a variety of methods including high school recruitment, community outreach, printed materials, direct mail, telephone contacts, personal contacts, and campus tours to ensure that all college information is easily accessible to all members of the community.
Northeast Lakeview College, through the Alamo Colleges Foundation, offers a variety of scholarships for new, continuing and transfer students. Students who show academic interest, financial need, scholastic achievement, or commitment to community service are eligible to apply for scholarships.
A single online application (https://wwwsecure.alamo.edu/scholarship/application.aspx) allows students to be considered for all Northeast Lakeview College and Alamo Colleges scholarships. In addition, applicants may be eligible for and receive more than one scholarship. The Northeast Lakeview College scholarship application deadline is APRIL 15th of each year.
For additional information go to the website of the Financial Aid Resource section in this catalog.
Service learning is an active learning method through with citizenship; academic subjects, skills and values are taught. Service must be completed at a non-profit, state-funded (e.g. K-12 schools), or government agency.
Student Activity Fee Advisory Committee (SAFAC) (STCM 131)
The SAFAC is authorized to make annual and supplemental recommendations to the President of the College regarding the allocation of student services fees. Full membership includes five students and four faculty/staff members for a nine-member voting committee. The SAFAC meets on a monthly basis throughout the academic year to facilitate allocation requests from student services fees. For more information, contact the Student Development, Leadership and Activities Office at 210-486-5404.
Student Development, Leadership and Activities (STCM 131)
The Office of Student Development, Leadership and Activities is responsible for coordinating non-instructional activities and programs that focus on the well being and personal development of students. Activities and programs include co-curricular activities, student clubs and organizations, and leadership programs/development. Co-curricular activities are designed to appeal to a variety of interests for students and the surrounding community. These activities include lectures, cultural activities, welcome activities and performance events. Through these activities students can make friends, develop social skills and practice leadership skills. Programs are often coordinated with various instructional departments to provide the student with valuable educational experiences. Student clubs and organizations are an important and vital component of the total educational experience. Student groups provide opportunities for training in leadership skills, personal satisfaction and fulfillment through campus and community volunteerism and development of social growth through involvement in the student organization. A list is available in the Office of Student Development, Leadership and Activities and the College website (www.alamo.edu/nlc/). Leadership programs/development includes opportunities to become involved in conferences, retreats, and volunteer opportunities to develop skills that enrich the College experience and the student’s quality of life. The Director of Student Development, Leadership and Activities, located in on the first floor of the student commons building, also oversees the operation of the College food services, vending and bookstore.
Transfer Articulation Agreements (STCM 101)
The Transfer Center provides a variety of services and information for students who are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university. While attending Northeast Lakeview College, a student may complete a joint admission agreement and follow a degree plan designated by a specific university. The degree plan guides the student to take only those courses which will apply towards a specific major at a specific university.
The objectives of the Transfer Center are:
- To assist students who are planning to transfer to another college or university by providing them with information for admission, college costs, financial aid, housing, and core requirements.
- To provide a college catalog library.
- To provide course equivalency sheets, 2+2/Joint Admission Agreements, Transfer Core Curriculum Sheets and Transfer Planning Guides.
- To aid students in making their transfer experience a seamless process.
The Transfer Center is located in the Student Services Office on the first floor of the student commons building. For additional information, contact the center at 210-486-5401, option 4.
Tutoring/Academic Support Center (ASC) (NLIB 214)
The Academic Support Center (ASC) provides free tutoring in math, writing, and other subjects to currently enrolled students on a walk-in basis, and students can receive individual or group help. Tutors help students understand their class material, develop study skills, and work collaboratively to help students achieve their learning goals. The ASC provides students access to computers, study spaces, and academic resources.
The ASC is located on the second floor of the library in NLIB214. Staff can be contacted at 486-5366. Hours, tutoring schedules, and more details are available at website.
The Academic Testing Center (ATC) offers proctoring for:
- Make-up testing for students who miss an exam date
- Distance education testing for online Alamo College courses that need a physical testing site
- Special accommodation testing for students who have proper documentation
Before students can take an exam at the ATC, their instructor has to first make arrangements for test proctoring by submitting a Testing Form. The ATC only administers exams that are accompanied by a Testing Form containing proctoring guidelines from the instructor. After an instructor submits a Testing Form, a student may take the exam at the ATC by: 1) arriving with adequate time to complete the exam within center hours of operation, 2) bringing all necessary testing materials, and 3) presenting a valid photo ID.
The ATC is located on the second floor the library in NLIB212 and can be contacted at 486-5378. Hours, student guidelines for testing, and more details are available at the website.
Please note that external tests from other colleges, placement tests, THEA, Accuplacer, and CLEP tests are administered at the Assessment Center located in the Student Commons.
The Office of Veteran Affairs offers assistance to students receiving educational assistance under one of the public laws for veterans and/or their dependents. Students utilizing Veteran Affairs benefits should contact the Veteran Affairs Office before registration to obtain information regarding enrollment and specific requirements for the institution to process certification of attendance.
New student veterans are required to declare a major and provide official transcripts from every institution attended, including appropriate military transcripts (AARTs for Army, SMART for Marine Corps and Navy and CCAF for Air Force).
Students using VA benefits must notify the Office of Veterans Affairs of any adds, drops, course, or program changes.
NOTE: You must notify the Office of Veteran Services each semester/term regarding courses in which you are enrolled.
Veterans information at Northeast Lakeview College is available in Student Commons (STCM, RM 101).
The Welcome and Advising Center is a comprehensive One-Stop designed to assist students with the enrollment process at Northeast Lakeview College. The Staff is cross-trained in all enrollment services areas to include admissions, advising, assessment, registration, and residency. In addition, student service personnel administer career, transfer services, and the Early Alert program.
Initial academic advising for new students is conducted through a mandatory group advising seminar. Students must register for a group advising seminar after all required admissions credentials have been received and the THEA test has been completed. Group advising appointments are available Monday through Saturday in classroom format.
Returning students have an option of attending a group advising session or may see an advisor for individualized academic guidance prior to registration. Students are encouraged to see an advisor whenever they encounter an academic problem or contemplate a change in educational goals.
For additional information, students should contact the Welcome/Advising Center at 210-486-5401, option 4 or email email@example.com