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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 admissions 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. November Walk-In Assistance sessions may be found here​.​​ The December 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. November 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 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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College Goal FAFSA - Hands-on Assistance12/10/20162:00 PM - 4:00 PMBurton Barr Central Library - College Depot Workshop Room

​Drop-in assistance with the FAFSA will be provided during these hours. College Goal FAFSA is a statewide initiative that provides free information and professional assistance to students and families. Registration is not required, however, you can RSVP to receive a reminder email and/or text for the event. Register here​.​

FAFSA Completion Event12/28/20162:00 PM - 4:00 PMBurton Bar Central Library - College Depot Workshop Room

FAFSA priority deadlines for the 2017-2018 semester are fast approaching. There is still time for you to complete your FAFSA. Come and receive FREE assistance with the application process at College Depot. Registration is not required, however, you can RSVP here​ to receive a reminder email and/or text for the event. ​​​​​

FAFSA Completion Event12/29/20163:00 PM - 5:00 PMBurton Barr Central Library - College Depot Workshop Room

Drop in to receive individualized assistance from FAFSA experts during these hours. Registration is not required, however, you can RSVP to receive a reminder email and/or text for the event.​ Click here​​​ to register​.​​

FAFSA Completion Event1/4/20174:00 PM - 6:00 PMBurton Barr Central Library- College Depot Workshop Room

FAFSA priority deadlines for the 2017-2018 semester are fast approaching. There is still time for you to complete your FAFSA. Come and receive FREE assistance with the application process at College Depot. Registration is not required, however, you can RSVP here​ to receive a reminder email and/or text for the event. ​​​​

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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