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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.

1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

We are here for you

Difficult issues can get in the way of academic success. We can help you manage these issues, your course workload, responsibilities, and other personal situations.

Trained and licensed staff can guide you in personal, social, educational and/or psychological matters. We can also provide you with community referrals to meet your individualized needs.


To access information about local resources call 211 or go to


Local Mental Health Authority:


Center for Healthcare Services


6800 Park Ten Blvd, Suite 200-S

San Antonio, TX 782103

Phone: 210-261-1250

Crisis Line: 210-223-7233

Looking for information on academic advisors or course related information? If so, please visit our Academic Advising web page for more information.


Services for Students Helpful Links
Services for Faculty & Staff Free Alcohol/Mental Health Screening
Drug & Alcohol (Policies and Resources) Need to Report Concerning Behaviour
Sexual Assault and Staying Safe   



Who Is Eligible for Counseling Services?

  • Students who are currently enrolled or have been enrolled within the past academic year are eligible for counseling services.
  • Counseling services are available for employees through the Employee Assistance Program.

What Types of Concerns Do Students Talk to Counselors About?

Some Topics are:

  • Academic performance
  • Career Exploration
  • School/Work/Home Balance
  • Time Management
  • Test Taking Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Eating Issues
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Issues

What Counseling Groups Are Offered?

Groups vary by semester. Please see a counselor to discuss. Some groups have been focused on:

  • Stress Management
  • Poetry
  • Veteran’s

How Much Does it Cost?

Nothing! It is a free service.

How Do I Access Counseling Services?

  • You can walk in and see if a counselor is available for a walk-in session.
  • For individual counseling, come by or call to schedule an appointment.
  • For group counseling, make an appointment to discuss joining a group with a counselor.

Chance Academic Center (CAC) rm.323 - 486-1620
8 am to 5pm on week days that the college is open,
and by appointment for other times the college may be open.

What Can I Expect?

  • You will need to fill out a packet of paperwork before your first visit. So arrive 15-30 minutes early to your first appointment.
  • Individual Sessions usually are 50 minutes.
  • Group Sessions are usually 1.5 hours.
  • 24 hour notices is requested to cancel or reschedule appointments.
Free Mental Health Screening

Counseling Services


Chance Academic Center (CAC) rm.323


(210) 486-1620

Hours of Operation:

Fall & Spring Semester Hours;

Monday, Wednesday and Friday:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

1st Saturday of the month:

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:

Monday through Thursday

8:00 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m.