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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


Login to ACES

ACES login


Alamo Colleges' Library Information

St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
• Southwest Campus Library

What is my Student ID or Student PIN?

For security, Alamo Colleges no longer use students’ social security numbers as student IDs, instead students are assigned Banner ID numbers as Student ID numbers. 

How do I access the ACES student portal for information, registration and email?

Alamo Colleges uses the ACES system, click here to find out how to obtain your portal ID Password.

How do I get technical support?

 For technical assistance, please call Support Central at 485-0555 or email

How do I order an official transcript?

 Official Transcript Requests

For official transcript requests please visit Current Students.


How do I order an unofficial transcript?

Viewing and Printing Your Unofficial Alamo College Transcript

Students can view and print their unofficial Alamo College transcript in ACES Student Self-Service.  The Alamo Colleges transcript includes ALL courses taken at all of the Alamo Colleges and lists the college where each course was taken. The grade point average (GPA) combines ALL courses taken at the Alamo Colleges.  The combined GPA may result in a change in the GPA and Academic Standing for some students.  If you have questions about the contents of the transcript, contact the Enrollment Services/Admission and Records Office at your college.

Please note that unofficial transcripts are available in ACES by doing the following:

  • Login to ACES
  • Click Web Services
  • Select Student Tab
  • Go to Student Records
  • Click Academic Transcripts
  • Select Transcript Level --> Undergraduate
  • Select Transcript Type --> Unofficial Transcript
  • Click Submit

How do I pay in-person?

Pay with cash.

  • Go to your college (physical addresses listed below)

  • Northeast Lakeview College
    Student Commons Center
    1201 Kitty Hawk Rd.
    Universal City, Texas 78148

    Northwest Vista College
    Cypress Campus Center
    3535 N. Ellison
    San Antonio, TX 78251

    Palo Alto College
    Student Center, Rm. 130
    1400 W. Villaret
    San Antonio TX 78224

    St. Philip’s College
    Bursar’s Office
    Welcome Center, Room 104
    1801 Martin Luther King Drive
    San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098

    San Antonio College
    Fletcher Administration Center (FAC) 201
    1300 San Pedro
    San Antonio, TX 78212-4299

  • Check with your college before dropping for non-payment

  • Northeast Lakeview College
    (210) 486-5401

    Northwest Vista College
    (210) 486-4000

    Palo Alto College
    (210) 486-3200

    San Antonio College
    (210) 486-0000

    St. Philip’s College
    (210) 486-2200

How do I pay online?

  1. Login to the ACES portal
  2. Select Student.
  3. Select Web Services.
  4. Select Student and Financial Aid.
  5. Select Student Account.
  6. Select Account Summary to review your account balance.
  7. To make a payment, select Make a Payment.

How much is tuition?

Click here  for cost of attendance. 

Locating how much you owe for tuition

  1. Login to the ACES portal
  2. Select Student.
  3. Select Web Services.
  4. Select Student and Financial Aid.
  5. Select Student Account.
  6. Select Account Summary to review your account balance.

What Continuing Education programs are offered?

Click here to view District Continuing Education page

What degree and certificate programs are available?

1. Go to Courses A-Z page

2. Choose College

3. Scroll down to "Degree Plans" in blue left menu.

What if I don't have home internet access?

Depending on where you live, as an Alamo Colleges' student you may qualify for fast, free Internet service or a discounted, high-speed Internet data plan. This special offer is available now as the result of a partnership between Alamo Colleges and Connect2Compete, a national non-profit initiative working to bring students and their families online. Find out more at


NLC College
Admissions Office  
Location:  Student Commons BLDG#300 Rm 101
Phone: 486-5401

Northwest Vista College
Admissions' Office

Location: Cypress Campus Center Lobby


Palo Alto College
Records and Registration

Location: Welcome Center / Palomino Center 103


St. Philip's College
Records and Registration

Location:  Welcome Center 203
Phone: 210-486-2409


San Antonio College
Welcome Center
Location: Corner of N. Main Ave. and Park
Phone: 210-486-0721