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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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    Palo Alto College celebrates launch of new dental hygiene program

    Alamo Colleges District-Palo Alto College celebrated the launch of its Dental Hygiene Program with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at the newly established state-of-the-art dental hygiene clinic on Friday, Nov. 17. 
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    PAC joins TX FAME project to support talent pipeline in advanced manufacturing

    Palo Alto College has partnered with the Texas Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (TX FAME) to support an innovative workforce development program. This fall, PAC welcomed its inaugural cohort of 19 students.
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    PAC receives 2023 FamilyU Seal for exemplary support to parenting students

    Palo Alto College has been recognized as a 2023 FamilyU Seal recipient, a distinction that celebrates institutions committed to providing exceptional support to parenting students.
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    New Dental Hygiene Program begins classes

    Palo Alto College is thrilled to announce the start of classes for its highly anticipated Dental Hygiene Program.
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    PAC Food Truck Park serving up healthy options

    Healthier food options are taking over Palo Alto College with the opening of its new Food Truck Park. Watch SA Live - KSAT-12 coverage.
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Spotlight Events

  • Winter Wonderland

    Thursday, November 30, 6-9 p.m.

    Join us for Palo Alto College’s fifth annual Winter Wonderland holiday light display celebration that is sure to light up the South Side with holiday spirit!


Upcoming Events

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    Finals Week

    Monday, December 11, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    In preparation for finals, Palo Alto College is offering special services to prepare for final exams
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    Countdown to College

    Tuesday, December 12, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Complete your ApplyTexas application, take placement tests, meet with an academic advisor, apply for financial aid, register for courses, pay tuition, and purchase text books. Enjoy hourly raffles and door prizes!
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    Wintermester Registration Deadline

    Sunday, December 17
    Palo Alto College is offering an online three-week Wintermester for enrolled students from Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, to Friday, Jan. 5, 2024.
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    Tutoring Services Open House

    Wednesday, February 7, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
    Take a tour, meet your PAC tutors, learn about the resources offered, check out our upcoming events, and grab some swag!