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Founded in 1985 from the desire to provide higher education to residents of south San Antonio, Palo Alto College has spent more than 35 years serving over 150,000 individuals throughout San Antonio, Bexar County, and surrounding counties.

On Campus News

The latest news, important announcements, and success stories from Palo Alto College

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    Paving the path to success for first time in college students

    Launching in the fall 2021 semester, the Palo Alto College Advantage Program is a strategic initiative, which will provide first-time college students with dedicated resources for success in college.
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    Community Column: Palo Alto College teaming up for cyber bootcamp

    This "Palo Alto College teaming up for cyber bootcamp" column by Dr. Robert Garza was originally published in his biweekly column for the San Antonio Express-News' Southside Reporter and
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    Palo Alto College awarded $83k to host STEM camps

    Palo Alto College was awarded a grant by the Texas Workforce Commission to provide summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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    Spotlight Series: Sergio Rivera

    Sergio Rivera, Facilities Superintendent at Palo Alto College, was recently honored with the TAPPA President’s Distinguished Facilities Management Service Award.
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    On-site health services now available

    The Alamo Colleges District and UT Health San Antonio’s Wellness 360 clinic are expanding student health care services to both telehealth and on-site clinic visits. 
    On-site health services now available
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    Return to Campus Plan

    Out of an abundance of caution, Palo Alto College has made changes to the way we provide instruction and operate in light of the evolving concerns related to the coronavirus.
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Spotlight Events

  • Countdown to College

    Monday, July 26, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    On Monday, July 26, visit Countdown to College at Palo Alto College from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Palomino Center.

  • Summer Programs

    Monday, June 7

    This year, parents have the opportunity to choose from fun in-person camps or engaging virtual programs from the comfort of home!


Upcoming Events

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    NSO - July 26-29

    Monday, July 26, 9 – 7 p.m.
    Whether it’s your first time in college, you’re transferring, or you’re returning to the Alamo Colleges District after more than one year away, attending New Student Orientation (NSO) will help you be successful at PAC.
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    Social Circles: Food Demonstration

    Thursday, July 29, 3 - 5 p.m.
    Join PAC Student Life for a Social Circles event. Social Circles is a weekly digital social hour where students can socialize, network, and develop professional and interpersonal skills.
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    Pop-Up Market

    Thursday, August 5, 3— 5 p.m.
    Palo Alto College and the San Antonio Food Bank are hosting a Pop Up Market to provide healthy food to students, employees, and the surrounding community through this no-contact, drive-through event.
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    Return to Campus Info Session (Summer II)

    Friday, August 13, 11–12 p.m.
    Join us for one of our Return to Campus info sessions!