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 should contact the Center at 210-486-5401, option 6 or visit the website for a current test schedule and to schedule an appointment. 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:
- Credit by exam (CLEP)
- External Testing (Correspondence and computer based)
The TSI Exam is a computerized placement test that is the state of Texas approved instrument for assessing a student’s readiness to enroll in an entry-level freshman course. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recognized the need for students to meet necessary skills in Reading, English, and Math to attain college success. Results of the TSI Exam test helps academic advisors identify students’ academic strengths as well as areas where a student might need more development to succeed in college. It is very important that students do their best in order to have an accurate measure of their academic skills, thereby placing them in the right courses. The exam fee is $32.00 for complete or $12.00 for each section. Students must present a valid picture ID at the time of testing. Results are available immediately following the exam.
Assessment Retest Policy
Students are allowed to retest on the next available test date. This includes retesting all parts, one or multiple parts.
For all second or subsequent retests, we recommend the student retest after 2 weeks or after they have attached a formal college test prep intervention program (e.g. PASS, Refresher Course) to improve their current test scores.
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 through AP courses in high school or other prior learning opportunities. When students take the CLEP test, 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 and save money in tuition dollars. The CLEP exam costs $80 (paid to The College Board) with an additional $15 administration fee required at the time of the test.
CLEP Testing Days/Hours (By appointment only):
Tuesdays: 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am and 4:30pm
First Saturday of the month: 10:00 am
Click here for additional 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 Northeast Lakeview 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
Beginning in Fall 2013, all Alamo Colleges’ students will pay a Campus Access Fee which also covers parking at any of the Alamo Colleges’ campuses, off-site locations or district offices. No sticker or decal is distributed.
For students, the fee of $25 per semester is included when they pay their tuition and fees each semester, with the maximum fee paid not to exceed $50 per year.
VIA Bus Passes
Available at the campus business office only. A valid student ID card is required to obtain a bus pass.
Campus Access Fee FAQ’s
What is the purpose of the access fee?
Revenue generated is dedicated to parking facilities, construction and maintenance, and at board option, excess fees may be designated for student scholarship funds.
When will the access fee go into effect?
The access fee went into effect on the first day of fall registration, May 6, 2013.
How much is the access fee?
The access fee is $25 for each term a student is enrolled in at least one credit class.
How often will students be charged the access fee?
Students will be charged the access fee each term in which they are enrolled in credit classes, regardless of the number of credits, location of the classes or whether the class is on-campus or online (Distance Learning).
Will students be charged the access fee for each summer term session in which they are enrolled?
Students who attend a summer semester only will pay a $25 access fee.
May students’ financial aid be used to pay the access fee?
Yes, financial aid may be used to pay the access fee.
Why is the Alamo Colleges charging an access fee?
To streamline the process for students, the Alamo Colleges is including the access fee in the students’ tuition and fees, rather than requiring a separate process and payment.
The Alamo Colleges Police Department 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 $16 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 $21.
Career Services and Job Placement (STCM 124 & 125)
Career Services offers an array of professional services that will assist students with exploring developing and setting goals that relate to each student’s unique educational and academic needs.
- FOCUS 2, online career and educational planning system provides students the ability to explore majors, research careers, and compare occupations.
- Career Coach, a web-based tool provides current local data on employment and Alamo Colleges’ Education and Training.
- Career Fairs are held each semester to provide students with the most current career information from local employers.
- Through a collaborative relationship, students and Career Services create a career path to include intended transfer university by developing action plans.
Job Placement provides opportunities and events to help develop NLC students’ employ ability.
Job Placement Services
- Job Search Assistance
- Application Completion
- Resume Review
- Cover Letter
- Mock Interviews
- Onsite Employer Recruitment
The Career and Job Placement Center is located in the Opportunity Mall, on the first floor of the Student Commons Building (STCM 124 & 125). For additional information, contact the center at 210-486-5401, option 9.
Communities of Interest
The Alamo Colleges offer students a variety of educational opportunities within its course offerings and programs that address student interests and educational goals. These opportunities, known as Communities of Interest are integrated within course offerings and programs and are open to all students, though some may require certain academic prerequisites. Communities of Interest at Northeast Lakeview College include, but are not limited to the following:
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.
Workstations are available on the second floor of the Library (NLIB 237) and in the Student Commons (STCM 204) building on a first-come, first-served basis during open lab hours. Workstations are loaded with standard software with some specialized/special-use software, all workstations have access to the Internet and can use pay for print solutions (GoPrint). Visit http://alamo.edu/main.aspx?id=20268 for more information.
Wireless connectivity is available throughout the campus for use with personal phones, laptops, and tablets. Visit http://alamo.edu/main.aspx?id=40644 for coverage map and connection instructions.
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 email@example.com.
Note: Arrangements can be made to accommodate students who cannot come in during regular business hours.
Distance Learning/Instructional Innovation/eLearning Center
Distance Learning website
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. Students access the Internet to conduct research, use the ACES and CANVAS platforms to access class content and e-mail, can participate in blogs, take online quizzes, submit assignments, participate in online forums, and use basic Microsoft software to enhance their curricular assignments and advance their own understanding of using technology to create content and communicate effectively. NLC provides students with access to various technology tools and supports student learning in using new technologies through the eLearning Center. eLearning Center staff will assist students who need assistance with technology-related assignments, are working on projects for clubs and other organizations, or prepare for their future career paths. The eLearning Center is located on the third floor of the Library (NLIB 306). We are here to help you down the road to your successful future. To contact us call 210-486-5372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
An online 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 online 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.
Prior to enrolling in online courses, make sure that you are ready for success. You should be confident about your own learning style and technology skills. Online courses require you to be self-guided and motivated so you can meet deadlines and participate fully in the course. Please visit us at the eLearning Center if you would like more information or assistance with Online Courses. If you are interested in increasing your skills and knowledge about success in online courses, please see the information regarding OLRN 0001 in this catalog. We are located at the Northeast Lakeview Library, NLIB 306 or call us at 210-486-5372.
For a listing of all internet courses, visit our website.
Blended or Hybrid Courses
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 (OLRN 0001) and Blended Courses
If this is the first time you have enrolled in an online course, you should register for the required Orientation before classes start. Register for OLRN 0001; Orientation to Online Learning. The orientation to online learning is a free, non-credit “mini-course” for students who are new to online learning. The orientation can be completed all online and takes about three hours total. The purpose of the orientation is to provide students with information about best practices in the online classroom and how to increase your learning online. Student will have an opportunity to practice using some of the more common tools used in the online environment.
Early Alert and Intervention
Early Alert is designed to promote student success and retention by serving as a resource tool to identify students experiencing academic difficulties. It provides resources and proactive services to help ensure their best chance for success in college. The Early Alert program is initiated within the first 4 -8 weeks of a semester when faculty members identify and contact students at risk of not passing the course. As the first level intervention, faculty encourages students to meet with the instructor to discuss and address the academic concerns. Students receiving multiple alerts are contacted by a Student Success team member for a second level intervention to assess issues that may negatively impact overall student success. Interventions may include tutoring, advising, study strategies, and referrals to college and community services and resources.
Current and Topical Issues
Community of Interest: Veterans
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
Taught by Valerie Young, the course will cover the same material as other sections of General Psychology but will take opportunities to examine psychological concepts from the veteran’s perspective.
*This class is open to all students, but will have special content focused on veterans*
Please contact Ms. Young 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 discussion and speeches on male images, both perceived and real. Class will involve watching two movies about male issues, journaling of topics chosen by the students and researching these topics for open discussion. *This class is open to all students, but will have special content focused on male issues* Please contact Dr. Wortham with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Honors at Northeast Lakeview College aims to engage faculty and distinguished students in academic research beyond the classroom. NLC Honors offers students the opportunity to participate in a special academic research project while taking select classes taught by Honors faculty. These classes are offered in the areas of Math & Computer Science, English, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Business, Communication, Humanities, and Psychology. Students interested in participating in Honors should meet the following criteria:
- Be a registered NLC student.
- Have taken 12 non-developmental/non-dual credit hours at NLC.
- Have a GPA of 3.50 or higher.
- Be exempt from developmental course requirements.
- Be willing to present their project at an Honor Ceremony
For the most current listing of specific classes available for Honors or any other inquiries, email email@example.com or visit STCM 118.
International Education at Northeast Lakeview College exposes students to study abroad opportunities offered by the Alamo Colleges. Students can study abroad and earn college credit in an international academic environment through faculty-led trips, exchange programs, or affiliate/non-Alamo College programs. Students who are currently enrolled in any of the Alamo Colleges may participate in a study abroad program. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in addition to meeting academic requirements and prerequisites of the specific course(s) in the program. Students must also complete at least 12 credit hours by the intended departure date of the program. For more information about International Education opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit STCM 129.
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 Northeast Lakeview College promote student success by improving the quality of learning and education through the offering of two paired courses that are related to each other. Students in Learning Communities enroll in two courses at the same time, and the same students are in each course. Paired classes include shared assignments or curriculum, collaboration between teaching faculty, meaningful interaction between faculty and students, and access to academic support services. Students enrolled in Learning Communities classes have a unique opportunity to spend time with the same group of peers and develop meaningful academic relationships that enable a better understanding of the course materials. Through Learning Communities, both faculty and students have a chance to learn from, and teach, each other. To learn more about Learning Communities currently being offered at NLC, email email@example.com or visit STCM 122.
Accelerated learning for developmental education (DE) Math courses are designed to decrease the amount of time students spend in their DE program. These “linked” Accelerated Learning classes for DE are Flex I and Flex 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. Contact the Math Department at (210) 486-5779 or consult the schedule of classes for more details.
The Northeast Lakeview College Library is a technology embracing facility that enables users to pursue research goals and lifelong learning. There is much more to college level research than the Google app, Wikipedia, or the search engine on your phone! 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. Did you know that we can help you borrow materials from libraries across the country? (Commonly called interlibrary loan, this is just one of the services that we offer our NLC students). Not only can you do interlibrary loan, as an NLC student, you 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 incredible collection of physical resources available from the Alamo Libraries, the NLC Library provides access to over 55,000 e-books and approximately 89,000+ 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 have access to over 150 databases that can be used both on and off campus. NLC students 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.
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 your 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. Our students are able to check out library-use-only laptops which come in handy when you are working with a group on a project or something on your own and you want to find a quiet corner!
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 - Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm; Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. During the summer, the Library is open Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm. We are located on the first floor of the NLIB building (look for the clock tower). Our virtual library, which is extensive, 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 Alamo Colleges Police Department (ACPD) 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. Our belief is to provide access to education available to all persons regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity and employs a variety of methods including high school recruitment through our College Connection Program, 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 1st of each year.
For additional information go to the website of the Financial Aid Resource section in this catalog.
Service Learning at Northeast Lakeview College encourages active learning through citizenship combined with academics. Service Learning is defined by the National Service Learning Clearing House as a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. At NLC, Service Learning opportunities are offered in certain class where instructors integrate a Service Learning component into their course curriculum, which may include offering students the chance to participate in a service project in the community that relates to the academic instruction. These projects are completed at a non-profit, state-funded, or government agency. Find out more about classes with a Service Learning component by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting STCM 128.
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 at Northeast Lakeview College provides an array of resources and services for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. The most current transfer articulation agreements, university information, transfer equivalencies, transfer plans, general core requirements, and transfer scholarship information provided.
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, financial aid, scholarship, tuition, housing, and core\academic requirements.
- To provide course equivalency sheets, Transfer Core Curriculum Sheets and Transfer Planning Guides.
- To aid students in making their transfer experiences a seamless process.
The Transfer Center is located in the Opportunity Mall, on the first floor of the Student Commons Building. For additional information, contact the center at 210-486-5401, option 9 or email@example.com.
Tutoring/Academic Support Center (ASC) (NLIB 214)
The Academic Support Center (ASC) provides free tutoring in math, writing, sciences, accounting, and other subjects to currently enrolled Alamo Colleges students on a walk-in basis. Tutoring is meant to supplement classroom instruction and help students improve their own understanding and skills. Tutors work collaboratively to help students achieve their learning goals. The ASC provides students access to computers, study spaces, and academic resources, including online tutoring support. Like face-to-face tutoring, online tutoring support is also meant to supplement instruction. Take advantage of both kinds of support. The online tutoring vendor can help, especially when the ASC is closed. Students have a specific number of online tutoring hours available to them each semester and can access them via the Student Tab in their ACES account and through the CANVAS course shells. We’ll be happy to help you access our services. The ASC is located on the second floor of the library in NLIB214. Staff can be contacted at 486-5365. Hours, tutoring schedules, and more details are available on the ASC LibGuide located at www.alamo.edu/nlc/tutoring.
The Academic Testing Center (ATC) offers proctoring for:
- Make-up testing for students who miss an exam date
- 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 the hours of operation, 2) bringing all necessary testing materials, and 3) presenting a valid photo ID. During high use times like midterms and final examinations, it is important that students not wait until the last hour to try and test. The Center gets very busy and has limited testing kiosks. Please plan accordingly.
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 here. http://nlclibrary.libguides.com/asc
Please note that external tests from outside the Alamo Colleges, placement tests, TSI, THEA, 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 (Joint Services transcript for Army, Marines and Coast Guard of CCAF for the Air Force website: https://jst.doded.mil/official.html).
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 (Welcome Center, STCM, RM 111). Contact information: NLC-VA@alamo.edu: 210-486-5401 option 5.
The Welcome and Advising Center is a comprehensive One-Stop service designed to assist students with the enrollment process and advising at Northeast Lakeview College. The Welcome Center serves as the primary triage and screening station for student enrollment and advisement concerns. The staff is cross-trained in all enrollment services areas to include admissions, advising, assessment, registration, residency, graduation, and the early alert program on academic progress.
Initial academic advising for new students is conducted through a mandatory New Student Orientation (NSO) and Group Advising (GA) session. Students must register for a group advising session once all admissions requirements are completed. http://www.alamo.edu/NLC/Admissions/
Transfer and returning students with less than 15 earned hours are also required to attend the mandatory NSO and GA sessions.
Group advising appointments are scheduled online under “Future Students” tab and available Monday through Thursday and the first Saturday of the month.
Returning and transfer students with 16-41 hours are encouraged to attend a GA or have the option of an individualized academic session with an advisor prior to registration. Students transferring with 42+ hours are highly encouraged to see an advisor prior to registration to complete a degree audit.
For additional information, students should contact the Welcome/Advising Center at 210-486-5401, option 4 or email
Advising -firstname.lastname@example.org or Admissions/Records- email@example.com.