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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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    Whataburger donates to Palo Alto College to feed student success

    Palo Alto College received a $10k donation from Whataburger to further the college’s mission to inspire, empower, and educate our community for leadership and success.
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    Spotlight Series: Nicolás Castañon

    As Teatro Palo Alto ramps up for its 2022-2023 season, Nicolás Castañon, artistic director and assistant professor at Palo Alto College, has been working hard to make sure all is perfect before the curtain goes up.
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    PAC awarded for excellence in veterans education for second consecutive year

    The Texas Veterans Commission presented Palo Alto College with the Gold 2022 Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award (VEERA) for the second year in a row and the second year of the award’s existence.
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    All-new Alamo Colleges District Mobile App

    The Alamo Colleges District has an all-new mobile app that provides current students with easier mobile access to college resources and student account information. Download on the Apple App store or Google Play
    All-new Alamo Colleges District Mobile App

Spotlight Events

  • Winter Wonderland Holiday Lighting Ceremony

    Friday, December 2, 5-10 p.m.

    Join us for Palo Alto College’s fourth annual Winter Wonderland holiday light display celebration that is sure to light up the South Side with holiday spirit!

  • Wintermester Registration Deadline

    Tuesday, December 6

    Palo Alto College is offering an online three-week Wintermester for enrolled students from Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, to Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.

  • Indigenous Peoples Month

    Tuesday, November 1

    Palo Alto College will celebrate its 2022 Indigenous Peoples Month to honor the indigenous heritages of South Texas through a series of free events.


Upcoming Events

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    Blood Drive

    Wednesday, November 30, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is hosting a Blood Drive at Palo Alto College! Just one donation can save up to three lives. 
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    S.H.A.R.E Center - Resource Days

    Wednesday, November 30, 10 p.m.–1 p.m.
    Join us as representatives from San Antonio Food Bank, City Public Service, and San Antonio Water System will be on hand to provide information on their services and how they can help with utility bills.
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    Pop-Up Market

    Friday, December 2, 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.