Alumni and Friends

We seek to form lasting relationships with the alumni and friends of Palo Alto College by offering a variety of opportunities to connect with the college's community activities by:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with alumni, former students, family members, and community members
  • Staying connected through our e-Newsletter
  • Cultivating interactive relationships between alumni/friends and Palo Alto College students through mentorship programs or serving as a guest speaker
  • Providing opportunities to give back to Palo Alto College through scholarships or service

Register as an Alumni or Friend


All contributions to Palo Alto College go directly to student scholarships. Our Scholarship Foundation provides students with the opportunity to succeed! If you would like more information on providing a donation to the Palo Alto Scholarship Fund then please contact Leticia Inocencio, Sr. Coordinator of Alumni and Scholarships at

Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation Planning Committee always needs volunteers to help with the spring graduation. Volunteer opportunities include: disseminating programs, ushering, and helping with event set-up. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with graduation, email


Activities and socials will be scheduled throughout the year for opportunities to connect with other alumni. Updates will be sent to you automatically once you sign up or you may visit the alumni webpage for continual updates. Like us on Facebook and reconnect with other former students.


Alumni and friends are encouraged to become mentors to current Palo Alto College students. This component is currently under development. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please email us at

Outstanding Former Student Award

Each year, Palo Alto College honors an Outstanding Former Student who earned at least 24 credit hours at Palo Alto College. The award is presented at the College’s commencement ceremony each Spring.

Nominees are judged by a committee based on professional achievement, community service, and their support for education.

Criteria Nominate an Outstanding Former Student
Tell us your story

If you graduated, completed a certification, or attended classes at Palo Alto College, we want to know where you are now! Your story could make a difference in a student's life.

Tell us your story

Contact Information:

Leticia C. Inocencio
Scholarship and Alumni Coordinator

Executive Offices (EO 163)