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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.

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. Walk-in assistance is provided on designated days/times and on a first-come, first served basis.

In June and July:
Summer Camps are customized programs for students entering 7-12th grades for that coming school year. Students meet and spend time with your peers, learn valuable information, play games, hear from guest speakers, get ready for college, and have fun! Check back mid-spring for dates and times.

For the complete list of upcoming programs and full descriptions, see below. For a printable PD​F​ flyer of fall 2015 programs, click her​e​​​​​​. Questions? Call 602-261-8847.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Essentials10/17/20152:00-3:00p.m.Desert Sage Library

Discover how to pay for college with financial aid options including FAFSA, scholarships, work-study and more. This workshop will be presented in both English and Spanish and registration is not required.

Scholarship Essentials + Hands-on Assistance 10/17/20152:00-3:30 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library, 2nd Floor

​Discover where to search and how to apply for scholarships followed by hands-on assistance. To register, click here.

Financial Aid Essentials11/4/20155:30-6:30 p.m.Burton Barr Central Library, 2nd Floor

Discover how to pay for college with financial aid options including FAFSA, scholarships, work-study, and more. To register, click here.​​​​​​
Café con Becas11/14/20159:30-10:30 a.m.Burton Barr Central Library, 2nd Floor

​This informal Spanish question-and-answer session provides information on scholarships and all other aspects of the college planning process.​ To register, click here​. Registration is not required.

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