Palo Alto College, one of the Alamo Colleges, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Palo Alto College.
The purpose of the Faculty Senate shall be to present the views and recommendations of the college faculty to the administration and to the Board of Trustees of the Alamo Community College District as those views relate to policies on academic and professional matters.
Palo Alto College’s Staff Council is part of the Unified Staff Council of the Alamo Community College District. The Staff Councils strive to enhance professionalism of all staff members by increasing access to information, participation, communication, and recognition.
Palo Alto College's Veterinary Technology Program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
The Puente Project was launched at Palo Alto College in 2012 with the mission to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn college degrees, and return to the community as mentors and leaders of future generations