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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 or call 602.261.8847.

Workshops & Events


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.

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 December ReEngage Phoenix Advising Sessions, here. Vea una lista de sesiones de reEngage Phoenix consejando (asistencia para encontrar programas de GED y preparatoria), aquí. Call 602.261.8847 or email to set up an appointment for a reEngage Phoenix advising session. 

During the summer:

Free Summer Camps for students entering 8th-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 should be available by April of 2018.

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

College Depot Outreach 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, please fill out this request formCollege Depot supports our community partners and we will make our staff available for education related events when possible. The date and type of request might determine College Depot Staff availability. Please allow 3-5 business days for a response. Request are handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 602-261-8847 or email us at

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 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​ letting us know you would like to be added to our email list.
Próximos pasos a tomar después de FAFSA12/16/201710:30 AM - 12:00 PMCollege Depot - at the Emmett McLoughlin Community Training and Education Center - 1150 S. 7th Avenue, 85007
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College Depot está temporalmente ubicado en el Emmett McCloughlin Community Training and Education Center - 1150 Sur 7 Avenida, Phoenix, AZ 85007.
FAFSA Completion Event at Cesar Chavez Library12/16/20172:00 PM - 4:00 PMCesar Chavez Library - 3635 W Baseline Rd, Laveen Village, AZ 85339
This free event provides professional, hands-on assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years at Cesar Chavez Library.

For more information, call 602-261-8847

Know What to Bring

  • Your 2016 income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned in 2016.
  • Your Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number.
  • If you are a dependent student, the above information will also be needed for parent(s), if available.
  • Request your FSA ID at:

This same information may be found on the Phoenix Public Library website, here

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: