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Founded in 1985 from the desire to provide higher education to residents of south San Antonio, Palo Alto College has spent more than 35 years serving over 150,000 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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    PAC awarded for excellence in veterans education for second consecutive year

    The Texas Veterans Commission presented Palo Alto College with the Gold 2022 Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award (VEERA) for the second year in a row and the second year of the award’s existence.
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    All-new Alamo Colleges District Mobile App

    The Alamo Colleges District has an all-new mobile app that provides current students with easier mobile access to college resources and student account information. Download on the Apple App store or Google Play
    All-new Alamo Colleges District Mobile App
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    Palo Alto looks for ways to maximize its capacity to serve

    As Palo Alto College embarks on a new academic year this month, our dedicated faculty and staff are once again offering first-rate transformational programming, instruction, and support services.
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    PAC awarded $83K to offer STEM youth camps

    Palo Alto College was awarded a grant by the Texas Workforce Commission to provide summer youth camps focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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    PAC Logistics program ranks No. 3 in the nation

    Recently, PAC’s Logistics and Supply Chain program was named third on a list of the top 14 online Associate in Logistics programs in the nation among community colleges by Intelligent.com.
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Spotlight Events

  • Latinx Heritage Month

    Thursday, September 15

    Palo Alto College will celebrate its 2022 Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 13 to honor the indigenous heritages of South Texas through series of free events.

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  • Graduation Application Deadline

    Monday, October 31, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Applications for fall graduation are being accepted until Monday, October 31. Meet with your academic advisor today!

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  • Paloween Hustle 5k

    Saturday, October 22, 8 a.m.–10 a.m.

    Palo Alto College is hosting its first-ever Paloween Hustle 5K run/family fun walk. All funds will benefit the Palo Alto College Student Organizations.

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Upcoming Events

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    Snack 'n Chat

    Monday, October 10, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Learn how a Peer Advisor can support your educational goals.
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    National Coming Out Day

    Tuesday, October 11, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
    Join us for karaoke to celebrate the first anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights – a date chosen to honor the bravery of LGBTQ+ individuals who decide to come out and live openly.
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    S.H.A.R.E Center - Resource Days

    Tuesday, October 11, 10 p.m.–1 p.m.
    Join us as representatives from San Antonio Food Bank, City Public Service, and San Antonio Water System will be on hand to provide information on their services and how they can help with utility bills.
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    S.H.A.R.E Center - Resource Days

    Tuesday, October 11, 10 p.m.–1 p.m.
    Join us as representatives from San Antonio Food Bank, City Public Service, and San Antonio Water System will be on hand to provide information on their services and how they can help with utility bills.
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    Professional Headshot Event

    Wednesday, October 12, 4-6 p.m.
    Join our Professional Headshot Event for PAC students, staff, faculty, and alumni.
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    Grow with Google

    Thursday, October 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Digital skills are more important than ever in today’s workplace. That’s why the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program is here to help you gain the knowledge and expertise needed to land your dream job. Let’s go!
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    Palomino Pumpkin Patch

    Saturday, October 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Join us as we host Palomino Pumpkin Patch! This event is free and open to the public, and features a petting zoo, fun photo ops, pumpkin painting, crafts, games, and more!
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    Palo Alto College Farmers Market

    Monday, October 24, 9 a.m. –12 p.m.
    Join us for PAC's Farmer's Market – a one-stop-shop for healthy fruits and vegetables, as well as other food essentials. 
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    S.H.A.R.E Center - Resource Days

    Wednesday, October 26, 10 p.m.–1 p.m.
    Join us as representatives from San Antonio Food Bank, City Public Service, and San Antonio Water System will be on hand to provide information on their services and how they can help with utility bills.
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    S.H.A.R.E Center - Resource Days

    Wednesday, October 26, 10 p.m.–1 p.m.
    Join us as representatives from San Antonio Food Bank, City Public Service, and San Antonio Water System will be on hand to provide information on their services and how they can help with utility bills.