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Register now for summer and fall classes at South Texas College

Graduating high school seniors, current South Texas College students and prospective students looking to enhance their skills in the workforce can get a jump on their career goals by enrolling early for summer classes at South Texas College. Summer I and Summer III semesters begin June 4. Fall classes begin Aug. 27. South Texas College is ranked among the most affordable colleges in the nation, offering flexible schedules and a host of transfer options. Summer classes are ideal for students needing to stay within their degree timeline. Many classes can be completed in just a few short … Read More …

South Texas College students see ‘significant impact’ from new Pell Grant extension

Degrees may be attained sooner than ever now that additional Pell Grant funds are available for summer semester   Students relying on financial aid at South Texas College (STC) say recent changes to the federal Pell Grant will have a significant impact on completion of their degrees. An extension of Pell by the U.S. Department of Education may help students interested in attending classes during summer 2018. Changes in place will now allow current Pell recipients who have exhausted their aid to receive additional aid during the summer. Current Pell recipients do not have … Read More …

South Texas College announces additional Federal Pell Grant award availability for summer 2018 courses

February is National Financial Aid Awareness Month. Recent changes will allow current Pell recipients who have exhausted their aid to receive additional aid during the summer.   The U.S. Department of Education has made changes to the Federal Pell Grant that may help students interested in attending classes during summer 2018. Recent changes will allow current Pell recipients who have exhausted their aid to receive additional aid during the summer. Current Pell recipients do not have to complete additional paperwork to take advantage of this opportunity because the 2017-2018 … Read More …

Mini-mester courses still available for Spring 2018 at South Texas College

South Texas College (STC) is giving students the opportunity to register for mini-mester courses starting Jan.16. Mini-mesters are six to 14-week classes that offer the same quality instruction and college credits but in a shorter time span. These classes are great for students who are unable to take traditional length semesters or seek to have more flexibility in their schedule. Mini-mester courses begin on Jan.16 and Jan.22 and continue through April. Several core classes including English and Biology are being offered during the mini-mester, both on-campus and online. For more … Read More …

South Texas College Payment Deadline for Spring 2018 is on Jan. 10

South Texas College begins its 25th year of leading students into brighter futures, and makes it as easy as possible for students to register and pay for classes. Students can choose from more than 120 degree & certificate options and enroll at any of South Texas College’s five campuses, two Teaching Centers and South Texas College Online.  Day, night, weekend and online classes are available to accommodate busy schedules. New, current and recently enrolled students can register online 24/7 at southtexascollege.edu/register or at any South Texas College location. Registration … Read More …

South Texas College Announces Saturday Extension Hours

With classes set to begin Jan. 16, South Texas College has extended service hours to Saturdays starting on Jan. 6.   Student Services will be open Jan. 6, 13, and 20 at the Pecan, Mid-Valley and Starr County Campuses in order to assist students who are in the process of enrolling for the spring semester.    The times for these extended hours will be from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   Financial aid specialists will be available to help students fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and to answer any financial aid questions.   The cashier’s office will also be open to help … Read More …

STC named second in the nation for enrollment of Hispanic students by Hispanic Outlook Magazine

  Numerous programs at STC recognized by HO for awarding degrees to Hispanics South Texas College (STC) has been ranked second in the nation for total enrollment of Hispanics among two and four-year schools in 2015, according to Hispanic Outlook (HO) on Education Magazine. Of the 34,371 students enrolled at STC, more than 94 percent are Hispanic, according to HO. The magazine recently published its “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics” with data collected from the 2015 school year. In that issue, numerous programs at STC placed among the top-10 in schools across the … Read More …

South Texas College Announces Holiday Break Hours for Fall 2017/Spring 2018

South Texas College campuses will be closed from Dec. 21 – Jan. 1 for Winter Break. Students Services offices will be open to students at the Pecan, Mid-Valley and Starr County campuses, as follows:   Dec. 18-20 9 a.m. - 4p.m. Jan. 2 9a.m. – 4 p.m. Jan.3 Regular hours of operation   Students can choose from more than 120 degree & certificate options and enroll at any of South Texas College’s five campuses, two Teaching Centers and South Texas College Online! Registration is always available 24/7 via Jagnet and at SouthTexasCollege.edu/register. Students can … Read More …