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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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    Dual Credit Ag Program sees success ahead of SA Stock Show & Rodeo

    Palo Alto College is now offering dual credit courses in agricultural education. As part of the program, students from Burbank High School had the opportunity to participate in the 60th Annual Bexar County Junior Livestock Show.
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    Palo Alto College named among Best Community Colleges in Texas

    Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning, has included Palo Alto College in its list of the Best Community Colleges in Texas in 2023.
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    ACD Expands Offer of Tuition-Free College to 73 San Antonio-Area High Schools

    The Alamo Colleges District has again expanded the offer of tuition-free college through AlamoPROMISE.
    ACD Expands Offer of Tuition-Free College to 73 San Antonio-Area High Schools
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    Whataburger donates to Palo Alto College to feed student success

    Palo Alto College received a $10k donation from Whataburger to further the college’s mission to inspire, empower, and educate our community for leadership and success.
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    All-new Alamo Colleges District Mobile App

    The Alamo Colleges District has an all-new mobile app that provides current students with easier mobile access to college resources and student account information. Download on the Apple App store or Google Play
    All-new Alamo Colleges District Mobile App

Spotlight Events

  • Black History Month

    Thursday, February 2

    Palo Alto College celebrates Black History Month

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  • VITA

    Tuesday, January 17

    Get free tax help on campus with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offering free tax assistance services for individuals and families who earn up to $55,000 annually.

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Upcoming Events

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    2023 PACfest King and Queen Application

    Monday, January 23
    Apply to run for PACfest King or Queen on AlamoExperience.
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    Club Rush

    Wednesday, February 1, 11 a.m.– 1 p.m.
    Come learn about more than 20 student clubs and organizations ready to help you get involved on campus! Stop by and learn more! Plus, enjoy free food, music, and giveaways.
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    STEM Center Open House

    Tuesday, February 7, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
    The STEM Center is hosting an Open House! Take a tour, meet your Academic Peer Coaches, learn about the resources offered, check out Spring 2023 events, and grab some swag!
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    Blood Drive

    Wednesday, February 8, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is hosting a Blood Drive at Palo Alto College! Just one donation can save up to three lives. 
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    Transfer Fair

    Tuesday, February 28, 9 a.m. – Noon
    PAC Transfer Fair will have over 30 recruiters from a variety of colleges and universities on site—to answer your questions about transferring.
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    Graduation Application Deadline

    Wednesday, March 15, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Applications for fall graduation are being accepted until Wednesday, March 15. Meet with your academic advisor today!