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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 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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    Return to Campus Plan

    Out of an abundance of caution, Palo Alto College has made changes to the way we provide instruction and operate in light of the evolving concerns related to the coronavirus.
    Learn more
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    Spotlight Series: Ronda O'Cana

    Over the past few years, Palo Alto College has dedicated renewed energy toward making sure students' basic needs are met as this can improve the trajectory of their educational careers.
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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.
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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.
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Spotlight Events

Upcoming Events

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    Virtual Countdown to College

    Monday, August 10, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    On Monday, Aug. 10, Palo Alto College will be hosting a Virtual Countdown to College from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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    Social Circles: Seed starting with PAC community garden

    Wednesday, August 12, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Join our Academic Lab Tech, Samantha, in starting seeds for some late summer planting! This social circle will also include a tour and overview of the Palo Alto Community Garden.
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    Lunch with the President

    Monday, August 24, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Grab your lunch and join this open forum with Dr. Robert Garza, president of Palo Alto College. Students are invited to bring any questions they might have about remote teaching and learning or the college experience in general.
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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