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Workshops & Events

College Depot is temporarily located at the Emmett McLoughlin Community Training & Education Center, which is located at 1150 S. 7th Avenue. Burton Barr Central library is closed as it undergoes repairs. Check here for updates.  If you have any questions, email college.depot@phoenix.gov or call 602.261.8847.

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.

Drop-in Assistance 
Receive basic assistance with various elements of the college admissions and financial aid process. Assistance includes help with FAFSA updates, scholarship searches, "To Do" student portal tasks, and more. Assistance is on a first-come, first-served basis.  See a list of drop-in times for May, here.

FAFSA Assistance 
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 
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. See a list of times for May ReEngage Phoenix Advising Sessions, here,  Call 602.261.8847 or email college.depot@phoenix.gov to set up an appointment for a reEngage Phoenix advising session. 

During the summer:

Free Summer Camps for students entering 9th-12th grades are offered every summer.  Students will meet and spend time with their peers, and learn valuable information about various topics including college preparation, college exploration, financial aid, scholarship searching, and more. They will also hear from guest speakers, play games, and have fun! College Depot will provide snacks. Registration is required as seating might be limited. Dates and times for each summer camp are listed under Upcoming Programs below. View the flyer here.

If you or your student will be in the 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2018, live in the city of Phoenix, and are interested in a career in public service, also consider the JEM Leadership Academy. View the flyer for more details, here. Apply here.

For the complete list of upcoming programs and full descriptions, see below. Questions? Call 602.261.8847.

College Depot Programming Request: 

If you are part of an educational organization and would like College Depot to present to or otherwise contribute to one of your organization's events our would like us to provide a presentation at our location, please fill out this request form. College Depot supports our community partners and we will make our staff available for education related events and programming when possible. The date and type of request might determine College Depot staff availability. Please allow up to 5 business days for a response. Requests are handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you have any questions feel free to call us at 602-261-8847 or email us at college.depot@phoenix.gov.
College Depot Workshop Room Reservation Request:
Due to Burton Barr Central Library being closed, we are temporarily unable to offer workshop room reservations. Feel free to email college.depot@phoenix.gov or call 602.261.8847 for any questions. 


​​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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9th Grade Summer Camp7/7/201812:30 pm - 4:30 pmBurton Barr Central Library- 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Register here.​

10th Grade Summer Camp7/7/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library- 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

 Register here.​

11th Grade Summer Camp 7/14/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library - 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

 Register here.

12th Grade Summer Camp7/14/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PM Burton Barr Central Library- 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Register here.​

9th Grade Summer Camp7/21/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library- College Depot Workshop Room

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Register here.

10th Grade Summer Camp7/21/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library - 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Register here.

11th Grade Summer Camp7/28/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library- 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Register here.​

12th Grade Summer Camp7/28/201812:30 PM - 4:30 PMBurton Barr Central Library - 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Attend a free College Depot summer camp and you will meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun!

Summer camps are customized for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall of 2018. Camps are reserved for students only. Each grade level camp is offered twice during the summer. Since both sessions cover the same material, please only sign up for one session.

Seats are limited so secure your spot today!

1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Register here.

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Temporarily located at the Emmett McLoughlin Community Training and Education Center
1150 S. 7th Ave., 
Phoenix, Arizona, 8500​7
Mon: 9-5 · Tues, Wed, Th11-7 · Fri, Sat:  9-5 · Sun: Closed
Call: (602) 261-8847 · Email: college.depot@phoenix.gov