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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 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

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    TEDxPaloAltoCollege to inspire hope in third annual event, hosted virtually

    Palo Alto College will host the third annual TEDxPaloAltoCollege virtually on Saturday, Sept. 26. Speakers and performers will present ideas around the theme “Hope Rising.”
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    Celebrating cultures of south Texas during annual Heritage Month

    Palo Alto College will celebrate its 2020 Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to honor the indigenous heritages of South Texas through series of free virtual events.
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    Spotlight Series: Dr. Lori Rodriguez

    During Virtual Heritage Month Dr. Lori Rodriguez, assistant professor of Mexican American studies, will be encouraging thought-provoking conversations about terms that are used interchangeably to describe the Latino community.
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    New Housing Assistance Program for students

    Palo Alto College launched a Housing Assistance Program through a partnership with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) to provide Alamo Colleges students with housing vouchers to offset rental costs by 50 percent.
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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

  • Voting at Palo Alto College

    Tuesday, October 13, Oct. 13 – Nov. 3

    Palo Alto College is a voting site for the Joint General, Special, Charter and Bond Election on November 3, 2020. Residents can cast ballots in the Performing Arts Center.

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Upcoming Events

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    Honors Program Virtual Open House

    Wednesday, October 21, 9 a. m. - 2 p.m.
    Come learn more about the Honors Program, including how to apply for the spring 2021 semester.
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    Virtual Story and activity at the Children's Library

    Wednesday, October 21, 5–7 p.m.
    On October 21, join the Children's Library this fall for a story and activity.
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    she wears bells

    Thursday, October 22, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    she wears bells

    Friday, October 23, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    she wears bells

    Saturday, October 24, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    she wears bells

    Wednesday, October 28, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    Paloween - Pumpkin Decoration Contest

    Thursday, October 29, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    This year, we’ll be celebrating Paloween virtually through Pumpkin Decorating and Costume contests on Instagram
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    she wears bells

    Thursday, October 29, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    Engagement Day - Campus Closed

    Friday, October 30, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    All Alamo Colleges District campuses will be closed for Virtual Employee Engagement Day on Friday, Oct. 30. 
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    she wears bells

    Friday, October 30, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells