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Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2019-2020
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  May 31, 2020
 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2019-2020 [Archived Catalog]

Registration Dates & Payment Deadlines/Refund Dates


 

 

 

General Registration Information: 2019-2020

Fall 2019 Registration begins on April 15, 2019 and proceeds according to time-ticketing. Time-ticketing is based on the total number of hours earned from colleges in the Alamo Colleges District plus any transfer hours that have been posted to your record, as reflected in the Student ACES System. Additional registration and payment information is available on the Alamo Colleges District Registration/Payment Calendars.

All first-time-in-college students are encouraged to begin the enrollment process early in order to complete all admissions, testing, and registration requirements by the posted deadlines. The Steps to Enrollment  provides a checklist of requirements.

 

In 2019-2020, the colleges are closed: 

  • Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Thursday, November 28-Sunday, December 1, 2019
  • Thursday, December 19, 2019-Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Monday, March 9-Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Friday, April 10-Sunday, April 12, 2020
  • Friday, April 24, 2020
  • Thursday, July 3, 2020
  • Fridays June 5 through July 31, 2020

 

Open registration for all students beginning April 24, 2019 also applies to the following categories of students:

  • Newly Admitted

  • Dual Credit

  • Early College High School

  • Academies

  • Senior Citizens not using a tuition waiver

  • Virtual College

 

Check the number of hours on your record by following these steps:

  1. Log into the ACES portal with your Alamo Colleges District ID and Password (If you do not have your Alamo Colleges District ID and password follow the instructions located on https://alamoaces.alamo.edu)

  2. Select Student

  3. Select Web Services

  4. Select Student

  5. Select Registration

  6. Select Registration Status

  7. Select the appropriate Term from the drop-down menu and select Submit

  8. Under the Earned Credit heading you will see the hours you have on your student record.

NOTE: If you have questions concerning your hours, contact your home college Enrollment Services/Admissions and Records Office.

Any Unpaid Tuition and Fee Balance May Result in Students Being Dropped From All Courses. However, if you do not plan to attend, please drop your courses through ACES or in person at the Enrollment Services/Admissions and Records office before classes begin to ensure a 100% refund. You can check your registration status via ACES.

Payments made on Saturday and Sunday must be made online. Online payments can be made until 1:00 p.m. of the deadline date. In person payments must be made by 5:00 p.m.

Check Summer Hours Calendar as all colleges are closed on Friday during June and July.

 

 


Spring 2020 Registration Calendar

  Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

 

First Day to Apply for Admission

September 15, 2019 September 15, 2019 September 15, 2019 September 15, 2019 September 15, 2019

 

Last Day to Apply for Admission

November 25, 2019 January 2, 2020 January 2, 2020 January 21, 2020 March 2, 2020

 

Last Day to Submit Bacterial Meningitis Documents for processing on time

December 5, 2019 January 10, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 23, 2020 March 5, 2020

Registration Starts

Registration Time Ticketing Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

46+ hours and Veterans and Active Military

November 11-12, 2019 November 11-12, 2019 November 11-12, 2019 N/A November 11-12, 2019

31+ hours

November 13-14, 2019 November 13-14, 2019 November 13-14, 2019 N/A November 13-14, 2019
9+ hours November 15-17, 2019 November 15-17, 2019 November 15-17, 2019 N/A November 15-17, 2019
  November 18, 2019 November 18, 2019 November 18, 2019 N/A November 18, 2019
Start II Registration Begins N/A N/A N/A January 13, 2020 N/A

Registration Ends

  Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

Last Day to Register & Withdraw with 100% Refund Online

December 8, 2019 January 12, 2020, 1pm January 12, 2020, 1pm January 26, 2020 March 15, 2020

Last Day to Withdraw with 100% Refund In Person

December 13, 2019 January 17, 2020 January 17, 2020 January 31, 2020 March 20, 2020

Financial Aid

  Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

Financial Aid Crossover

N/A January 11, 2020 January 11, 2020 January 24, 2020 March 13, 2020

Financial Aid Funds Available

N/A January 16, 2020 January 16, 2020 January 30, 2020 March 19, 2020*

Semester Dates

  Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

Enrollment Management Period ***

December 9-15, 2019 January 13-20, 2020 January 13-20, 2020 January 27-Feb 2, 2020 March 16-22, 2020

Classes Begin

December 16, 2019 January 21, 2020 January 21, 2020 February 3, 2020 March 23, 2020

Smart Start

December 16, 2019 January 21, 2020 January 21, 2020 February 3, 2020 March 23, 2020

Schedule Changes

December 16, 2019 January 21-22, 2020 January 21-22, 2020 February 3-4, 2020 March 23-24, 2020

Census Dates §

December 17, 2019 § February 5, 2020 § January 28, 2020 § February 14, 2020 § March 30, 2020 §

Payment Plans Availability

  Wintermester (WM) Plan 1 16 Week (16) Plan 1 Flex I (F1) Plan 1 Start II (14) Pan 2 Flex II (F2)

Payment Plan Opens

(First date students can select Payment Plan option)

N/A November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019

Payment Plan Closes

(Last date student can select Payment Plan option)

 

N/A January 27, 2020 January 27, 2020 January 27, 2020 March 30, 2020

Financial Aid Payment Plan Availability

  Wintermester (WM) Plan 1 16 Week (16) Plan 1 Flex I (F1) Plan 1 Start II (14) Pan 2 Flex II (F2)

Financial Aid Plan Opens

N/A January 11, 2020 January 11, 2020 January 11, 2020 N/A

Financial Aid Plan Closes

N/A January 27, 2020 January 27, 2020 January 27, 2020 N/A

Payment Deadlines

PAYMENT DUE DATE DEADLINE Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)
Payment Due Date Sunday, December 15, 2019* Sunday, December 15, 2019* Sunday, December 15, 2019* N/A Sunday, December 15, 2019*
After Due Date, Payment Arrangements Due at Registration   Sunday, January 5, 2020* Sunday, January 5, 2020* N/A Sunday, January 5, 2020*
    Monday, January 20, 2020* Monday, January 20, 2020* Monday, January 20, 2020* Monday, January 20, 2020*
    Sunday, February 2, 2020*   Sunday, February 2, 2020* Sunday, February 2, 2020*
          Sunday, March 8, 2020*
          Sunday, March 22, 2020*

Notes:

Payments made on Saturday and Sunday must be made online.  In-person payments must by made by 1:00 p.m.

* Colleges closed.  Online services available.

** If all Financial Aid and enrollment conditions were met 10 days prior to the first class day, and if student has selected and option through RefundSelect per ECSI email.

*** Enrollment Management Period=Faculty/Staff Initiated Changes (Section Clean-Up, Cancel Sections & Move Students, Administrative Changes)

§ Manual Purge. Students with an outstanding balance of any amount will be purged during the manual census date purge.

Payment Plan Deadlines - Spring 2020

Payment

Plan 1

16-Week/Start II/Flex I

Plan 2

Flex II

Plan 3

FA Payment Plan

1st Due Date

34% tuition and fees + $25 Processing Fee; varies based on payment deadline 34% tuition and fees + $25 Processing Fee; varies based on payment deadline $25 down payment + $25 Processing Fee

2nd Due Date

33% due on February 6, 2020 33% due on February 13, 2020 50% due on February 6, 2020

3rd Due Date

33% due on March 2, 2020 33% due on March 16, 2020 50% due on March 2, 2020

Enrollment Start Date

November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019 January 11, 2020

Enrollment End Date

January 27, 2020 March 30, 2020 January 27, 2020

Refund Dates - Spring 2020

  Wintermester (WM) 16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

Last Day to Withdraw with 100% Refund - Online

December 8, 2019 January 12, 2020 January 12, 2020 January 26, 2020 March 15, 2020

Last Day to Withdraw with 100% Refund - In-person

December 13, 2019 January 17, 2020 January 17, 2020 January 31, 2020 March 20, 2020

Last Day to Withdraw with 70% Refund

December 16 - December 18, 2019 January 21 - Feb 10, 2020 January 21 - Feb 10, 2020 Feb 3 - Feb 19, 2020 March 23 - April 1, 2020

Last Day to Withdraw with 25% Refund

December 19, 2019 Feb 11 - Feb 17, 2020 January 31 - Feb 3, 2020 Feb 20 - Feb 25, 2020 April 2-3, 2020

 

 Summer 2020 Registration Calendar

Admission Dates

  Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)
First Day to Apply for Admission

October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019 October 15, 2019 October 15, 2019

Last Day to Apply for Admission

April 27, 2020 May 25, 2020 May 25, 2020 June 29, 2020

Last Day to Submit Bacterial Meningitis Documents for processing on time

May 7, 2020 May 28, 2020 May 28, 2020 July 1, 2020

Registration Starts

Time-Ticketed Registration

Registration Time Ticketing Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)

46+ hours

March 23-24, 2020 March 23-24, 2020 March 23-24, 2020 March 23-24, 2020

31+ hours

March 25-26, 2020 March 25-26, 2020 March 25-26, 2020 March 25-26, 2020

9+ hours

March 27-29, 2020 March 27-29, 2020 March 27-29, 2020 March 27-29, 2020

All Students

March 30, 2020 March 30, 2020 March 30, 2020 March 30, 2020

 

Registration Ends

  Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)

Last Day to Register & Withdraw with 100% Refund Online

May 10, 2020* May 31, 2020* May 31, 2020* July 5, 2020*

Last Day to Withdraw with 100% Refund In Person

May 15, 2020 June 4, 2020 June 4, 2020 July 9, 2020

 

Financial Aid

  Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)

Financial Aid Funds Cross Over

N/A May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020 July 3, 2020

Financial Aid Funds Available***

N/A June 4, 2020 June 4, 2020 July 9, 2020

 

Semester Dates

  Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)

Entollment Management Period **

May 11-17, 2020 June 1-7, 2020 June 1-7, 2020 July 6-12, 2020

Classes Begin

May 18, 2020

June 8, 2020 June 8, 2020 July 13, 2020

Schedule Changes

May 18, 2020 June 8-9, 2020 June 8-9, 2020 July 13-14, 2020

Census Dates

May 19, 2020 § June 11, 2020 § June 16, 2020 § July 16, 2020 §

Payment Deadline Tied to Registration Date

 

Plan 1

Maymester (MM)

Plan 1

Summer I (SUI)

Plan 1

Summer 8 Week (SU8)

Plan 2

Summer II (SUII)

Payment Plan Opens
(First date students can select Payment Plan option)

N/A

April 27, 2020 April 27, 2020 April 27, 2020

Payment Plan Closes
(Last date student can select Payment Plan option)

N/A June 18, 2020 June 18, 2020 July 20, 2020

Financial Aid Payment Plan Availability

 

Plan 1

Maymester (MM)

Plan 1

Summer I (SUI)

Plan 1

Summer 8 Week (SU8)

Plan 2

Summer II (SUII)

Financial Aid Plan Opens

N/A May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020 N/A

Financial Aid Plan Closes

N/A June 18, 2020 June 18, 2020 N/A

 

Payment Deadlines

PAYMENT DUE DATE DEADLINE

Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)

Payment Due Date - 1:00 P.M.

Sunday, May 10, 2020 §§* May 24, 2020 * May 24, 2020 * May 24, 2020 *
After Due Date, Payment Arrangements Due at Registration   June 7, 2020 * June 7, 2020 * June 7, 2020 *
    June 16, 2020 * June 16, 2020 * June 28, 2020 *
        July 12, 2020 *

Notes:

* Colleges Closed. Online services available.

** If all Financial Aid and enrollment conditions are met 10 days prior to the first class day and if student has selected an option through RefundSelect per Heartland email.

*** Enrollment Management Period = Faculty/Staff Initiated Changes (Section Clean-Up, Cancel Sections & Move Students, Administrative Changes)

§ Manual Purge. Students with an outstanding balance of any amount will be purged during the manual census date purge.

  After Due Date, Payment Arrangements Due at Time of Registration.  Purge for non-payment will run on Sunday afternooon on dates noted.

 Payment Plan Deadlines - Summer 2020

Payment Amount Due

Plan 1

Summer I - Maymester - Summer 8

Plan 2

Summer II

Plan 3

FA Payment Plan

1st Payment

50% tuition and fees

Varies based on payment deadline

(according the registation date)

Varies based on payment deadline

(according the registation date)

Varies based on payment deadline

(according the registation date)

2nd Payment

50% tuition and fees

Varies based on payment deadline

(according the registation date)

Varies based on payment deadline

(according the registation date)

Varies based on payment deadline

(according the registation date)

 Refund Dates - Summer 2020

  Maymester (MM) Summer I (SUI) Summer 8 Week (SU8) Summer II (SUII)

Last Day to Withdraw Online with 100% Refund

May 10, 2020 June 31, 2020 May 31, 2020 July 5, 2020

Last Day to Withdraw In-Person with 100% Refund

May 15, 2020 June 4, 2020 June 4, 2020 July 9, 2020

 

Fall 2019 Registration Calendar

 

Admission Dates

 

16 Week (16)

Flex I (F1)

Start II (14)

Flex II (F2)

First Day to Apply for Admission

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018

Last Day to Apply for Admission

August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019

August 19, 2019

September 30, 2019

Last Day to Submit Bacterial Meningitis Documents for processing on time

August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

August 29, 2019

October 10, 2019

Registration Starts

REGISTRATION TIME TICKETING

16 Week (16)

Flex I (F1)

Start II (14)

Flex II (F2)

46+ hours

April 15-16

April 15-16

N/A

April 15-16

31+ hours

April 17-21

April 17-21

N/A

April 17-21

9+ hours

April 22-23

April 22-23

N/A

April 22-23

All Students

April 24

April 24

N/A

April 24

Start II Registration Begins

N/A

N/A

August 19

N/A

Registration Ends

Last Day to Register & Withdraw with 100% Refund Online

August 18*

August 18*

September 2*

October 13*

Last Day to Withdraw with 100% Refund In Person

August 23

August 23

September 6

October 18

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Crosses Over

August 16

August 16

August 30

October 11

Financial Aid Funds Available on Cash Card **

August 22

August 22

September 6

October 17

Semester Dates

  16 Week (16) Flex I (F1) Start II (14) Flex II (F2)

Enrollment
Management Period ***

August 19-25 *

August 19-25 *

September 3-8 *

October 14-20 *

Classes Begin

August 26

August 26

September 9

October 21

Smart Start

August 26

August 26

September 9

October 21

Schedule Changes

August 26-27

August 26-27

September 9-10

October 21-22

Census Dates §

September 13 §

September 3 §

September 20 §

October 28 §

Payment Plans Availability

 

Plan 1
16 Week (16)

Plan 1
Flex I (F1)

Plan 1
Start II (14)

Plan 2
Flex II (F2)

Payment Plan Opens
(First date students can select Payment Plan option)

July 1

July 1

July 1

July 1

Payment Plan Closes
(Last date student can select Payment Plan option)

September 1

September 1

September 1

October 27

Financial Aid Payment Plan Availability

Financial Aid Plan Opens

August 16

August 16

August 16

N/A

Financial Aid Plan Closes

September 1

September 2=1

September 1

N/A

Payment Deadlines

PAYMENT DUE DATE DEADLINE

16 Week (16)

Flex I (F1)

Start II (14)

Flex II (F2)

Payment Due Date

Sunday, July 21*∑

Sunday, July 21*∑

Sunday, July 21*∑

Sunday, July 21*∑

After Due Date, Payment Arrangements Due at Registration.
(Purge for non-payment will run on Sunday night with the exception of Monday, September 3 for registration since prior week.)
***

 

Sunday, August 18 *

Sunday, August 19 *

N/A

Sunday, August 18 *

 

Sunday, August 25 *

Sunday, August 25 *

N/A

Sunday, August 25 *

 

Monday, September 2 *

Monday, September 2 *

Monday, September 2 *

Monday, September 2 *

 

Sunday, September 8 *

 

Sunday, September 8 *

Sunday, September 8 *

 

 

 

Sunday, September 15 *

Sunday, September 15 *

 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 6 *

 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 20 *

 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 27 *

Notes:

Check Summer Hours Calendar, as all colleges are closed on Friday during summer. Payments made on Saturday and Sunday must be made online. In person payments must be made by 1:00 p.m.

* Colleges closed. Online services available.

** If all Financial Aid and enrollment conditions were met 10 days prior to the first class day, and student had received and activated cash card.

*** Enrollment Management Period=Faculty/Staff Initiated Changes (Section Clean-Up, Cancel Sections & Move Students, Administrative Changes)

§ Manual Purge. Students with an outstanding balance of any amount will be purged during the manual census date purge.

Payment Plan Deadlines - Fall 2019

Payment

Amount Due

Plan 1: 16-Week

Plan 1: Flex I

Plan 1: Start II

Plan 2: Flex II

1st Payment

34% tuition and fees + $25 processing fee

Varies based on payment deadline 
(according to registration date)

Varies based on payment deadline 
(according to registration date)

Varies based on payment deadline 
(according to registration date)

Varies based on payment deadline 
(according to registration date)

2nd Payment

33% tuition and fees

September 12

September 12

September 12

October 24

3rd Payment

33% tuition and fees

October 10

October 10

October 10

November 7

 Plan 3: Financial Aid

Payment Amount Due
1st Payment

$25.00 Processing Fee plus
$25.00 down payment

2nd Payment 50% tuition and fees
3rd Payment 50% tuition and fees

Refund Dates - Fall 2019

 

16-Week Session

Flex I

Start II

Flex II

Last Day to Withdraw Online with 100% Refund prior to

August 18

August 18

September 2

October 13

Last Day to Withdraw In-Person with 100% Refund prior to

August 23

August 23

September 6

October 18

70% Refund

August 26-September 16

August 26-September 5

September 9-25

October 21-30

25% Refund

September 17-23

September 6-9

September 26-October 1

October 31-November 1

 

View and Pay Your Account

  1. Log into the ACES portal with your Alamo Colleges District ID and Password (If you do not have your Alamo Colleges District ID and password follow the instructions located on https://alamoaces.alamo.edu)

  2. Select Student

  3. Select Web Services

  4. Select Student

  5. Select Student Account

  6. Select Account Summary to review your account balance

  7. Select Make a Payment

  8. Select Virtual Business Office. This will take you to the TouchNet Payment website.

  9. To pay in full select Make a Payment

  10. To sign up for the Payment Plan, select Enroll in Plan

Where to Get Help

Instructions on how to access ACES       Student Registration Guide

For Network or Password issues contact the Alamo Colleges District Support Central at 210-485-0555.

Questions about registration? Click here.