First Time Student
A first time student is a student who has not attended college or has not attended Palo Alto College. First time students must apply for admissions at ApplyTexas.org, submit an official transcript, and take the TSI Test before they can register with Palo Alto College. Visit our How to Apply web page for more information or check our Steps to Enrollment checklist.
In partnership with the Alamo Colleges Foundation, Palo Alto College offers a wide variety of scholarships to help students achieve their dreams. For more information, visit Scholarships »
New Student Orientation (NSO)
Are you a First Time In College student, returning student who has been out of Alamo Colleges for more than a year, or are you a transfer student? Have no fear, NSO is here! At each scheduled NSO, students can receive information about valuable campus resources, information on various programs offered, meet with their assigned advisors, and make new friends! View upcoming NSO Dates »
Disability Support Services (DSS)
The DSS Office coordinates accommodations for PAC students with permanent and temporary disabilities. For more information, visit Disability Support Services »
Veteran’s Affairs (VA)
Are you a military veteran and/or family member looking to transition back into college? Come meet with our designated military-friendly team! Contact Veterans Affairs »
High School Students
Are you a high school student wanting to receive college credits? Learn more about one of our five Early College High Schools and explore the Dual Credit program. Call 486-3170 today!
Are you a returning student or a transfer student? Didn’t find what you’re looking for?
If you have any questions about the registration process, call the Welcome Center at 486-3100, or visit us in person in the Palomino Center, Room 103.