Community Programs

Palo Alto College is committed to lifelong learning and development of our community. Community Programs provide members of the community with resources to gain a better job, reach personal goals and improve their quality of life. Courses are convenient, accessible, and affordable for traditional and non-traditional students.

GED students

GED (High School Equivalency Certificate) preparation 

ESL Students

English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL)

Juan Ortiz Mariachi Academy

Adult & Continuing Education


Contact Information: 

Ozuna Library and Learning Center (OZU 136)


Lydia Hannawi
Program Manager 

Brenda W. Dillard
Academic Program Specialist

Eddie Patiño
Administrative Services Specialist

Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Closed: 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Closed: 12:30–5:30 p.m.