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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.

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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

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    Palo Alto College among best colleges for associate degrees in teaching

    Grad Reports recently honored Palo Alto College on its list of 25 Best Associate Degrees in Teaching for 2020, ranking the institution at number 20 among colleges and universities nationwide. 
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    Celebrating the class of 2020

    Completing a degree or certificate is a huge accomplishment, and PAC will be celebrating the class of 2020 throughout the month of May, including ways for graduates to participate remotely.
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    Spotlight Series: Nick Blakeney

    In just one week, PAC and the entire Alamo Colleges District shifted to remote operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which meant students, faculty, and staff had to adjust the way they teach, learn, and work.
    Read his story
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    Registration now open for Summer 2020

    Palo Alto College and the Alamo Colleges District is now enrolling students for Maymester, Summer I, Summer II, and Summer 8-week sessions.
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    Student Emergency Aid

    Students can get assistance with temporary financial needs due to COVID-19 through the Alamo Colleges District's Student Emergency Aid program.
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Spotlight Events

Upcoming Events

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    Virtual Information Session

    Tuesday, June 2, 2–3 p.m.
    Join us for a virtual information session, where Welcome Center staff will cover programs, student resources, paying for college, and more.
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    Summer I and 8-week registration deadline

    Thursday, June 4
    Enroll now and get the classes you need for the Summer I and Summer 8-Week sessions. For more information about time-ticketing, registration and payment deadlines, visit the Alamo Colleges District academic calendar.
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    PAC Athletics Softball Info Webinar

    Friday, June 5, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    Come learn about Palo Alto College’s club softball team and hear from a current athlete about her experience! Also learn about the support services and exciting opportunities available to student athletes at PAC!
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    Virtual Information Session

    Tuesday, June 9, 2–3 p.m.
    Join us for a virtual information session, where Welcome Center staff will cover programs, student resources, paying for college, and more.
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    Virtual Information Session

    Tuesday, June 16, 2–3 p.m.
    Join us for a virtual information session, where Welcome Center staff will cover programs, student resources, paying for college, and more.
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    PAC Athletics Baseball Info Webinar

    Friday, June 19, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    Come learn about Palo Alto College’s club baseball team and hear from a current athlete about his experience! Also learn about the support services and exciting opportunities available to student athletes at PAC!
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    Virtual Information Session

    Tuesday, June 23, 2–3 p.m.
    Join us for a virtual information session, where Welcome Center staff will cover programs, student resources, paying for college, and more.
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    PAC Athletics Cheer & Drill Info Webinar

    Thursday, June 25, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    Come learn about Palo Alto College’s new cheer and drill squad, and all of the support services and opportunities available to student athletes.
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    Virtual Information Session

    Tuesday, June 30, 2–3 p.m.
    Join us for a virtual information session, where Welcome Center staff will cover programs, student resources, paying for college, and more.
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    Summer II registration deadline

    Thursday, July 9
    Enroll now and get the classes you need for Summer II sessions. For more information about time-ticketing, registration and payment deadlines, visit the Alamo Colleges District academic calendar.