Champions for Access

Whether you are the first in your family to attend college or looking to further your career, we believe that a first-rate education should be accessible to anyone.

Keeping Students First

Founded in 1985 from the desire to provide higher education to residents of south San Antonio, Palo Alto College has spent more than 30 years serving over 100,000 individuals throughout San Antonio, Bexar County, and surrounding counties.

On Campus News

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

  • Excelling in developmental education

    PAC students make strides in developmental education

    For more than a decade, PAC has sought innovative ways of accelerating its developmental education models to help students achieve higher levels of competency sooner and, ultimately, go further in their education.
    Find out more
  • Advocacy Symposium 2018

    PAC advocates for students’ needs

    It's been nearly two years since the S.H.A.R.E. Center opened its doors. To spark regional discussion about the value of providing holistic services to college students, PAC hosted its first Advocacy Symposium.
    Read more
  • Luis Valdez at PAC

    La Bamba filmmaker headlines Heritage Month

    To join the national celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Palo Alto College honors the indigenous heritages of South Texas during the 2018 Heritage Month with a series of free events, with guests like filmmaker Luis Valdez.
    Learn more about Heritage Month
  • Advocacy Symposium Buzz

    On Campus Buzz: Advocacy Symposium

    In 2016, PAC opened the SHARE Center as the result of a student Advocacy Survey. Now, on Sept. 21, 2018, the College is hosting an Advocacy Symposium.
    Watch the Buzz
  • New President Buzz Video

    On Campus Buzz: New President

    The fall semester is here, and the campus is buzzing with excitement and new faces. Watch the On Campus Buzz to learn about one new, but familiar face — Dr. Robert Garza, who is returning as Palo Alto College’s next president.
    Watch the Buzz

Spotlight Events

  • Fall Choir Concert

    Wednesday, October 17, 6-7 p.m.

    Join Palo Alto College's choir for a special performance.

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  • Honors Program Open House

    Wednesday, October 17

    Learn more about the Palo Alto College Honors Program at the Honors Program Open House on Wednesday, October 17.

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Upcoming Events