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

  • Vet Tech Reunion

    Veterinary Technology celebrates 20 years

    Palo Alto College's Veterinary Technology program is celebrating 20 years of graduates this year and hosted a reunion in July 2018.
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  • Incoming President Dr. Garza

    Board approves incoming president

    The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees named Dr. Robert Garza as the seventh president of Palo Alto College on Tuesday, July 24. Garza will assume duties in September.
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  • PAC recognized for AlamoADVISE success

    National recognition of PAC students’ success

    PAC employees continue demonstrating their commitment to excellence by championing innovative initiatives like AlamoADVISE, which the College will be recognized for with a national excellence award in July.
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  • Healthcare Admin

    New degree program supports healthcare industry

    Palo Alto College announces its new Healthcare Administration degree program designed to support the high demand for occupations in Bexar County’s growing healthcare industry.
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  • Aspen announcement ceremony

    Palo Alto College named among 10 finalists for 2019 Aspen Prize

    The $1 million prize recognizes excellence in community college student success outcomes. The winner will be announced in April 2019.
    Why We're Top 10

Spotlight Events

  • Summer Movies

    Tuesday, August 14, 6:30–10 p.m.

    Bring a swimsuit and towel, and enjoy free movies in the pool this summer!

    Summer Movies at Palo Alto College

Upcoming Events

  • RegisterToday

    Fall registration deadline

    Sunday, August 19, 12 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
    Aug. 19 is the last day to register for Fall 16-week and Flex I sessions. Don't delay, register today!
  • New Palomino Family Day

    New Palomino Family Day

    Saturday, August 25, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Palo Alto College invites all new students to come out to New Palomino Family Day on Sat., Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Session Begins

    Fall Session Begins

    Monday, August 27, 12 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
    Welcome back, Palominos! Classes for Fall 16-week and Flex I sessions begin on Aug. 27.
  • FarmersMarket

    Palo Alto College Farmers Market

    Monday, August 27, 9 a.m. – Noon
    Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables right on campus at the Palo Alto College Farmers Market, every fourth Monday of the month, from 9 a.m. to noon in the courtyard.
  • San Antonio Aids Foundation

    San Antonio Aids Foundation Testing

    Monday, August 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) will be providing free rapid HIV & syphilis testing on Mon., Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Central Courtyard.
  • RegisterToday

    Fall Start Two registration deadline

    Monday, September 3, 12 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
    July 1 is last day to register for Summer II 2018.
  • LaborDay

    Labor Day Holiday

    Monday, September 3, 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM
    Campus closed in celebration of Labor Day on Sept. 3.
  • Census Date

    Census Date for Fall Flex I Session

    Tuesday, September 4, All day
    Sept. 4 is the census date for Fall Flex I session.
  • Session Begins

    Fall Start Two session begins

    Monday, September 10, 12 a.m.–11:59 p.m.
    Welcome back, Palominos! Classes for Fall Start Two session begins on Sept. 10.
  • Census Date

    Census date for Fall 16-week session

    Wednesday, September 12, All day
    Sept. 12 is the census date for the Fall 16-week session.