Champions for Access

Whether you are the first in your family to attend college or looking to further your career, we believe that a first-rate education should be accessible to anyone.

Keeping Students First

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

  • PACfest 2019

    Tejano legends will turn up the heat at PACfest

    Palo Alto College will host its annual official Fiesta® San Antonio event, PACfest 2019, on Thursday, April 25. Learn more about what's in store at this year's event, including legendary Tejano performers and new additions!
    Find out more
  • Alternative Spring Break

    Students give back during Spring Break

    Palo Alto College's third annual Alternative Spring Break is sending students to New Orleans and Los Angeles to do diverse community service projects. Learn about one student's inspiration to go on Alternative Spring Break.
    Read more
  • Naomi Vasquez

    Spotlight Series: Naomi Vasquez

    From a very young age, Naomi Vasquez was exposed to the world of music. Now a second-year music student at Palo Alto College, she was selected as a trombone player for the TCCBDA All-State Jazz Orchestra.
    Read her story
  • Dr. Yolanda Reyna

    Spotlight Series: Dr. Yolanda Reyna

    Dr. Yolanda Reyna was recognized this spring with the Distinguished Community College Faculty Award for her accomplishments teaching and serving Chicano students.
    Read more
  • Tutoring

    Tutoring Services help students prepare for midterms

    As midterms approach, many students have upcoming tests and papers that will play a big role in determining final grades. Being prepared is important for students' success, and Tutoring Services offers free sessions and workshops.
    Learn more

Spotlight Events

  • PACfest 2019

    Thursday, April 25, Noon-10 p.m.

    Are you ready to Fiesta on the south side? Palo Alto College will host PACfest 2019, an annual official Fiesta® San Antonio event, on Thursday, April 25

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Upcoming Events

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    VITA

    Friday, March 1
    Get free tax help on campus with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offering free tax assistance services for individuals and families who earn up to $60,000 annually.
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    Women's History Month - Library Exhibit

    Monday, March 4
    Images of Valor : U.S. Latinos and Latinas of World War II
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    PAC to Nature

    Monday, March 25, Deadline March 31
    Share a photo displaying your appreciation of nature on or off campus.
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    Women's History Month - Health & Wellness Farmers Market

    Monday, March 25, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Visit representatives from various community health agencies to learn about keeping yourself healthy. Featuring on-site health services, food demos, fitness classes, and more!
  • UTSA Preview Day

    UTSA Transfer Preview

    Monday, March 25, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Thinking of transferring to UTSA? Representatives are coming to Palo Alto College to let students know their next steps toward becoming a Roadrunner!
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    Nursing Program : Transfer Advising Session

    Tuesday, March 26, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    University of Texas Health - San Antonio will be conducting one-on-one, 15-minute advising sessions by appointment only for students who are interested in applying for their Nursing program.
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    TAMUSA Transfer Preview

    Tuesday, March 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Thinking of transferring to Texas A&M-San Antonio? Representatives are coming to Palo Alto College to let students know their next steps toward becoming a Jaguar!
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    Honors Program Open House

    Wednesday, March 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Learn more about the Palo Alto College Honors Program at their Open House on Wednesday, March 27.
  • JobFair

    Job Fair

    Wednesday, March 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Palominos, on March 27, get noticed at the Palo Alto College Job Fair!
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