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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: Matthew Villanueva

    Palo Alto College engineering student Matthew Villanueva has been selected for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program this fall. NCAS encourages community college STEM students to pursue a NASA-related field.
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    PAC teams up with North Park Toyota for Graduate and Drive Giveaway

    Palo Alto College and North Park Toyota have partnered up to get students where they need to go. When students enroll to attend PAC this fall, they will be entered in a contest to win a brand-new car at the May 2023 graduation.
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    Paving the path to success for first time in college students

    Launching in the fall 2021 semester, the Palo Alto College Advantage Program is a strategic initiative, which will provide first-time college students with dedicated resources for success in college.
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    Community Column: Palo Alto College teaming up for cyber bootcamp

    This "Palo Alto College teaming up for cyber bootcamp" 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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    On-site health services now available

    The Alamo Colleges District and UT Health San Antonio’s Wellness 360 clinic are expanding student health care services to both telehealth and on-site clinic visits. 
    On-site health services now available
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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

  • Countdown to College - Aug 2

    Monday, August 2, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    On Monday, August 2, visit Countdown to College at Palo Alto College from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Palomino Center.

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  • Fall registration deadline

    Friday, August 13, 12 a.m.–11:59 p.m.

    Aug. 13 is the last day to register for Fall 16-week and Flex I sessions. Don't delay, register today!

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Upcoming Events

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    Pop-Up Market

    Thursday, August 5, 3— 5 p.m.
    Palo Alto College and the San Antonio Food Bank are hosting a Pop Up Market to provide healthy food to students, employees, and the surrounding community through this no-contact, drive-through event.
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    Countdown to College - Aug. 9

    Monday, August 9, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    On Monday, August 9, visit Countdown to College at Palo Alto College from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Palomino Center.
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    NSO - Aug. 9-13

    Monday, August 9, Various times
    Whether it’s your first time in college, you’re transferring, or you’re returning to the Alamo Colleges District after more than one year away, attending New Student Orientation (NSO) will help you be successful at PAC.
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    Return to Campus Info Session (Summer II)

    Friday, August 13, 11–12 p.m.
    Join us for one of our Return to Campus info sessions!
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    NSO - Aug. 16-20

    Monday, August 16, Various times
    Whether it’s your first time in college, you’re transferring, or you’re returning to the Alamo Colleges District after more than one year away, attending New Student Orientation (NSO) will help you be successful at PAC.
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    New Palomino Family Day

    Saturday, August 21, 9-11 a.m.
    Join us for our New Palomino Family Day on Saturday, Aug. 21 for your official induction into the Palomino family!
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    Fall 16-week session begins

    Monday, August 23
    Welcome back, Palominos! Classes for Fall 16-week session begins on Monday, Aug. 23. For more information about registration, important dates, and resources, visit alamo.edu/pac/remote-register.