How to Enroll

Apply Now

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Apply and get accepted to college!

Applying is free and easy. Visit to complete your application. 

Apply now at

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Make sure you have what you need before you begin your application.

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Most students qualify for financial aid. 

Learn about applying for aid

Next Steps

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Access Student Portal

The Alamo Colleges District uses ACES as the online student portal for all of your information and can be accessed at

  • You will receive your ACES login information via email within 3-5 days of submitting your ApplyTexas application.
  • Be sure to complete the AlamoENROLL GoFAARR and Test Prep modules located in the "Start Here" tab.
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Select the link in the top-right corner of ACES to access your student email.

Submit Documents

You’ll need to gather and submit several important documents, including:

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You don’t have to wait to gather your paperwork. Start submitting these as soon as you apply. 

Get Registered

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Orientation and Registration

Celebrate your transition to college! You'll learn more about your college programs and services at New Student Orientation (NSO), which is required for all new and transfer students.

Once you attend NSO, you'll be able to meet with an advisor and register for classes. 

Learn more about NSO 

Make Payment

After you’ve registered, you’ll need to make sure your tuition has been covered by financial aid or your payments have been made to avoid having your classes dropped. 

View Registration and Payment Calendar

Questions about paying for college?

Learn more about Paying for College

Contact Us

Have questions? We are ready to assist you.

Our enrollment coaches can help guide you through the admission process at the Alamo Colleges by assisting you with questions or referring you to the right person to help. Get in touch with us today!

Not sure where you want to go?

Contact the Alamo Colleges District team, and we’ll guide you to the college or program that can help you reach your goals.


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