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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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    Spotlight Series: Jennifer Flores

    For college students, a sense of belonging has been known to impact academic success and emotional wellbeing. When it comes to student engagement outside the classroom, Student Life leads the charge at Palo Alto College.
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    PAC breaks ground on bond-funded education and training center

    Alamo Colleges District-Palo Alto College hosted a groundbreaking for its new bond-funded Southside Education and Training Center (SETC).
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    Community Column: PAC to break ground on new SETC

    This "Palo Alto College to break ground on new education and training center" 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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    Community Column: Resilience will carry us forward in 2021

    This "Resilience will carry us forward in 2021" 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

  • Woman's History Month

    Tuesday, March 2

    Palo Alto College celebrates Woman’s History Month

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  • VITA

    Monday, February 8

    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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  • 2020-2021 Scholarship Application Deadline

    Monday, February 1

    Complete one application to be eligible for over 40 scholarship opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year!

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Upcoming Events

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    Gallery100 + ProjectSPACE : Jorge Villarreal

    Monday, March 1, March 1 - April 1, 2021
    Gallery100 invites everyone to attend the remote exhibition for Jorge Villarreal: Sink
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    Spring Break

    Monday, March 8
    Palo Alto College, and the entire Alamo Colleges District, will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, March 8 through Sunday, March 14.
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    Spring Flex II Registration Deadline

    Sunday, March 14, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Start your Palo Alto College enrollment process today!
  • Graduation Application Deadline

    Graduation Application Deadline

    Monday, March 15, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Applications for spring graduation are being accepted until Monday, March 15.
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    Nursing Program : Transfer Advising Session

    Wednesday, March 17, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
    University of Texas Health - San Antonio will be conducting one-on-one, 15-minute virtual advising sessions by appointment only for students who are interested in applying for their Nursing program.
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    AlamoPROMISE Drive-Through

    Wednesday, March 17
    Join us at Palo Alto College for our AlamoPROMISE drive-through and come Save your Seat to become and AlamoPROMISE Scholar.
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    Virtual story and activity at the Children's Library

    Wednesday, March 17, 5–7 p.m.
    On March 17, join the Children's Library this fall for a story and activity.
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    AlamoPROMISE Drive-Through

    Tuesday, March 23
    Join us at Palo Alto College for our AlamoPROMISE drive-through and come Save your Seat to become and AlamoPROMISE Scholar.
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    Virtual Scholarship Assistance

    Wednesday, March 24, 10– 11 a.m.
    Get one-on-one support for your Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarship application.
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    Implicit Bias Training for Faculty/Staff/Students

    Wednesday, March 24, 3:30-5 p.m.
    Palo Alto College's Access, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Committee presents "Implicit Bias Training for Faculty/Staff/Students."