Palomino Early Start

Palomino Early Start helps you get a jump start on your freshman year of college! Early Starts offers specific developmental math courses to prepare students needing assistance to be college-ready.

Early Start classes take place during the 2019 Summer II session (July 15-Aug. 15). Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-noon for three days and from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. for one day (days vary by course). 

Information session
Friday, March 29, 2019
6–7:30 p.m. 

For more information, please call (210) 486-3100 or email

Benefits of Early Start
  • Scholarship for two classes (if financial aid is not available) – a $525 value!
  • One-on-one advising with your assigned advisor
  • FREE tutoring services in-person and online
  • Access to Campus Recreation, Fitness Center, computer labs, and all campus facilities
  • Engage with other Palo Alto College students during campus events
  • Career exploration and job search assistance
Eligibility Criteria
  • Complete and submit the Early Start application below by July 1.
  • Complete and submit an ApplyTexas application for Summer 2019 and satisfy all enrollment requirements. Click here for a complete list of requirements. 
  •  All applicants should be first time in college students (freshman) and plan to continue enrollment in the Fall semester at Palo Alto College.