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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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    PAC students recognized at EcoExchangeEdu Sustainability Showcase

    Palo Alto College students were recently recognized for their positive contributions towards sustainability and helping make the community a better place.
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    Palo Alto College Cosmetology ranked among best in Texas

    Palo Alto College has been ranked among the top cosmetology schools in Texas by Best Value Schools. The College’s program came in third on the Best 14 Cosmetology Schools in Texas in 2021.
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    Palo Alto College nationally recognized for Business Management program

    Palo Alto Colleges Business Management program has been recognized nationally. The program earned the number six spot on a list of Top 20 Schools for an Associate in Administration Management in 2021 by Best Value Schools.
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    COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

    Have questions on where you can get your COVID-19 vaccine? Here are some community resources to help you get information on appointments and vaccine availability.
    COVID-19 Vaccination Resources
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    Community Column: College starts at birth with Educate South

    This "College starts at birth with Educate South, a new community effort" column by Dr. Robert Garza was originally published in his biweekly column for the San Antonio Express-News' Southside Reporter and mysanantonio.com.
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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

  • Maymester registration deadline

    Tuesday, May 11

    Enroll now and get the classes you need for Maymester sessions. For more information about time-ticketing, registration and payment deadlines, visit the Alamo Colleges District academic calendar.

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  • Show Me Your Mask

    Wednesday, April 21, April 21-May 21

    Palo Alto College has teamed up with District 4 Councilwoman Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia and the Fiesta Commission to launch the #ShowMeYourMask competition! 

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Upcoming Events

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    LoveWRECKED

    Sunday, May 9, 7–7:45 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Spring 2021 season - LoveWRECKED
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    God of Carnage

    Thursday, May 13, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its last show of the Spring 2021 season - God of Carnage
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    God of Carnage

    Thursday, May 20, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its last show of the Spring 2021 season - God of Carnage