After review of Palo Alto College’s Fifth-Year Interim Report, the Committee on Fifth-Year Interim Reports requested in a letter dated January 12, 2018 from the President of SACSCOC that Palo Alto College prepare a Referral Report that addresses the following referenced standard of the Principles: CS (Institutional effectiveness: educational programs). Palo Alto College’s response is found in this Referral Report.


The faculty, staff, and administration at Palo Alto College seek to ensure that we remain a place of collaboration and innovation.

If you have any questions regarding our Referral Report, please reach me at or 210-486-3960.


We thank you for this opportunity to review and share our practices with the Commission.



Dr. Mike Flores