Distance Learning

Palo Alto College offers various online academic programs and courses to provide access to first-rate faculty and top-quality academics in a convenient, flexible format offered entirely online. Throughout the courses, students will use interactive video conferencing and video streaming to interact with peers and instructors. Orientations, websites, and access to Canvas are available via ACES

To access course material:

  1. Log in to ACES
  2. Click on the "My Courses" tab and choose the current semester.
  3. Click on the class link. The link will lead to class information posted by the instructor or into the Canvas introduction page for a course.

Before enrolling in an online course or pursuing an online program, students should meet with an academic advisor

Online Programs

Contact Information

Andrea Cardenas
IT Digital Media Specialist






Palo Alto College offers internet courses for students from other areas of Texas by participating with the Virtual College of Texas (VCT)  and as one of Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campuses.