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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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    Spotlight Series: Erron Gonzalez

    With many summer activities being canceled due to COVID-19, Palo Alto College has taken their Summer Programs to a virtual space.
    Read her story
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    Community Column: Free virtual Summer Programs

    As Palo Alto College is operating remotely through the summer, our annual Summer Programs will be offered virtually.
    Read more
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    Community Garden supplies fresh produce to San Antonio Food Bank

    While most of Palo Alto College has been operating remotely, its Community Garden has been quietly thriving, yielding crops, and persisting in its mission to feed the community.
    Read more
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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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    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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Spotlight Events

Upcoming Events

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    Social Circles: Food Demonstration: A summer treat

    Wednesday, July 8, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Join us for a food demonstration that makes you go ahhh. We are creating a perfect refreshing drink to sip on during these summer months!
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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.
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    PAC Athletics Info Webinar

    Thursday, July 9, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    Come learn about Palo Alto College athletics and hear from current athletes about their experiences! Also learn about the support services and exciting opportunities available to student athletes at PAC!
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    Building Resiliency: Creating lasting positive change

    Wednesday, July 15, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Learn how to create lasting positive change during a time of uncertainty. Counselors will also provide students with activities for increasing happiness.
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    BAE-B-SAFE: Scattergories

    Wednesday, July 22, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Join BAE-B-SAFE for Sex Ed Taboo.
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    2020-2021 Scholarship Application Deadline

    Sunday, September 6
    Complete one application to be eligible for over 40 scholarship opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year! Final Deadline : Sept. 6, 2020