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Workshops & Events

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College Depot at Burton Barr Central Library provides free year-round programming targeting various topics of the college planning process such as creating a college timeline, preparing scholarship essays, and applying for financial aid. ​

During the academic school year:
Workshops on various topics including college exploration, financial aid, scholarship searching, and more are presented free of charge and open to the public. Registration is required for some programs as seating might be limited.
 
Walk-In Assistance​ offers the opportunity to receive hands-on help with various elements of the college admission​​s and financial aid process with no appointment necessary! Drop-in and get help with FAFSA updates, scholarship searches, "To Do" student portal tasks, and more. Wal​k-in assistance is provided on designated days/times and on a first-come, first served basis.​​​ The March Walk-In Assistance sessions may be found here​​. 

FAFSA Assistance is provided to students and their families through specialized programming to assist with the FAFSA application and creating FSA IDs through hands-on small groups and workshop sessions during the peak financial aid season. Registration is required for some programs as seating might be limited.

​​reEngage Phoenix Advising Sessions ​offer students who need their high school diplomas or GEDs a chance to get personalized help from staff who will be available to provide information to youth and adults who have not completed high school and de​​​sire to continue their education. Assistance includes help finding GED preparation sites, alternative high schools, and adult online high schools. March Re-Engage Ses​sions are listed here​​​​. Un asesor proveerá información a jóvenes y adultos que no han terminado la escuela secundaria y desean continuar su educación. La asistencia incluye ayuda para encontrar centros de preparación de GED, escuelas preparatoriasalternativas, y preparatorias en línea para adultos. ReEngage Phoenix Seciones de Asesoramiento por marzo están​ disponibles ​aquí​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​​

For the complete list of upcoming programs and full descriptions, see below.
 Questions? Call 602-261-8847.

​​Email list: 

Join our email list if you would like to get updates and have upcoming workshop and events information sent directly to your inbox. You can join by sending us an email to college.depot@phoenix.gov​ letting us know you would like to be added to our email list.
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Essay Essentials + Hands-on Assistance3/4/20172:00-3:30College Depot Workshop Room - Burton Barr Central Library

​Review techniques for writing strong college applications and scholarship essays that stand out, with this hands-on ses​​​sion.​​ Register here​​. ​

ACT & SAT Prep Essentials3/15/201710:00 AM - 11:30 AMBurton Barr Central Library - College Depot Workshop Room

​L​earn helpful tips on how to prepare for these two important college entrance exams.​ Register here​​

Café Con Becas3/18/201710:00 AM - 11:00 AMCollege Depot Workshop Room - Burton Barr Central Library

​Sesió​n informal en la cual proveeremos informació​n sobre becas y otros aspectos sobre el proceso de planeación para los estudios superiores. Registra aquí.

Interview Essentials: Scholarships and Admissions4/8/20172:00 PM - 3:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library - College Depot Workshop Room

​Learn tips and techniques to help excel​ and stand out in scholarship interviews. Register here​. ​

Interview Essentials: Scholarships + Admissions4/13/20175:00 PM - 6:30 PMCollege Depot Workshop Room - Burton Barr Central Library

​​​Learn tips and techniques to help excel​ and stand out in scholarship interviews​. Register here​. ​​​​​

Financial Aid Essentials + Hands-on Assistance4/22/201710:00 AM - 11:30 AMCollege Depot Workshop Room - Burton Barr Central Library

​Discover how to pay for college with financial aid options including grants, scholarships and work-study followed-by FAFSA assistance. Register her​e​.​​

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Call: (602) 261-8847 · Email: college.depot@phoenix.gov
1221 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Mon: 9-5 · Tues, Wed, Th: 11-7 · Fri ,Sat:  9-5​​ · Sun: Closed