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Workshops & EventsWorkshops & Events<div class="ExternalClass4207508644D7456B887AC21AD3C05C3F"><div><span style="color:#262626;font-family:"segoe ui semilight", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:1.15em;">Email List​:</span><br></div><div>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 <a href="mailto:college.depot@phoenix.gov">college.depot@phoenix.gov </a>letting us know you would like to be added to our email list.<br></div></div>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the Academic School Yearhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/AddOnContent/DispForm.aspx?ID=7During the Academic School Year7<div class="ExternalClass8BE41F8ABFCD4BCEB55BD3545705F9D6"> 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. All workshops are currently being hosted virtually via Microsoft Teams. <div> <br>  <h5>FAFSA Assistance</h5>FAFSA Assistance is provided to students and their families through specialized programming to assist with the FAFSA application and creating FSA IDs through virtual workshop sessions during the peak financial aid season. If you have a group of students who need assistance completing the FAFSA, email college.depot@phoenix.gov to set something up. <br></div><div> <br> <h5>College Depot G.R.I.T. (Graduating Ready, Independent & Tenacious)</h5>Designed for first-generation, college college-bound high school seniors, GRIT provides participating students (class of 2021) with a new, more connected type of advising. Our 2021 GRIT seniors will be assigned an advisor to provide direct, virtual support throughout their senior year. GRIT will officially begin the week of September 14th, which will include a virtual orientation session. <br><br>Once GRIT begins, advisors will meet with their assigned students one-one-one (virtually) to create an individualized senior plan. Advisors will check in with students regularly to make sure they are on track and be available for students to contact. Advisors will also assist with essential steps throughout the school year and into next summer. This includes individualized support for completion of FAFSA and college applications, as well as scholarships, financial aid, admissions, and anything else needed to successfully start college in the fall of 2021. Enrollment is still open for the class of 2021. <a href="https://tiny.cc/CDgrit" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0" style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here​</strong></a> to sign up. Ernollment for the class of 2022 will open May 1, 2021. <br><br><br></div></div>
During the Summerhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/AddOnContent/DispForm.aspx?ID=8During the Summer8<div class="ExternalClassB5C5EA6C9E2940B1809DF0A01A34842E"><h5>Summer Workshops<br></h5>Every July, College Depot offers our Summer Sessions, which are FREE, fun-filled p​rograms designed to help students plan for college. Summer Sessions topics have included: Essay Essentials, Scholarships + Financial Aid Essentials, Test Prep Essentials, Study Skills + Organizational Techniques, Postsecondary Pathways, Apprenticeship Essentials, and a Spanish-language session called ¡Caminemos a la Escuela! which is oriented to Spanish-speaking parents. See list of workshop sessions below for more information and to register. Registration will open in April of 2021. <br>   <h5>Collegepalooza</h5>Designed for high school graduates entering college to prepare them with tips, hacks, and strategies for a successful freshman year of college. Participants will learn from current and recently graduated college students as well as experienced college access professionals. This session will conclude with a virtual Q&A session from a panel of current college students that will cover what they wish they had known going into their freshman year, what they've learned since, and other related questions fielded virtually from participants. Registration will open in April of 2021. <br>   <h5>Summer Bridge Program for 2021 Seniors</h5>There are several steps to complete over the summer to make sure graduating 2021 seniors can start college this fall. Every summer College Depot hosts this virtual summer bridge program from to support students with all of these summer steps. Students who participate in this free program will be assigned an advisor who will work with them individually from May through August to make sure they're successful. Registration for the summer of 2021 will open in April of 2021. <br>​<br></div>​<br><br>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Collegepalooza Session2020 Collegepalooza Session<i class="fad fa-play-circle"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=134<div class="ExternalClass6D6F2AEA7E12489297B798C53D38B5CA"><p>​Recording of the summer 2020 Collegepalooza session.<br></p></div>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YMyWUZsBhY&feature=youtu.beNew Window
2020 Virtual Summer Sessions2020 Virtual Summer Sessions<i class="fad fa-play-circle"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=133<div class="ExternalClassC58620EC69944041A5F75FF1D633DF23"><p>​Recordings from our 2020 summer sessions.<br></p></div>https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCPdumOOerqXj-8NIKnTrj9XDcL7jJ-cpNew Window
G.R.I.T Info and EnrollmentG.R.I.T Info and Enrollment<i class="fad fa-user-graduate"></i>https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=132<div class="ExternalClassE4079509E0E94F03831FB9BF289FC34D">Seniors! We're here for you through 2021. Sign up for GRIT to get your own advisor to walk you through all things college.<br>​<br></div>https://tiny.cc/CDgritNew Window

 

 

College Planning Essentials for JuniorsCollege Planning Essentials for Juniors3/3/2021 10:00:00 PM3/3/2021 11:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClassF335B96E9766417D8748F17240DDDE48"><p>​Virtual - Microsoft Teams<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass3926463B4BB541BEB111A77567DCAD5F"><p>​Get an edge on how to be college bound your senior year in this virtual session. You will learn how to search for colleges, what you will need to apply to them, when to apply, as well as where to find support with it all. This session will help you create your own personal blueprint for college admissions. For current high school juniors graduating in 2022. Register <a href="https://phoenixpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=179865&df=list&nd=30&backTo=List&startDate=2021/02/10&endDate=2021/03/12" target="_blank">here</a>. <br><br></p></div>No47
College Planning Essentials for JuniorsCollege Planning Essentials for Juniors3/4/2021 10:00:00 PM3/4/2021 11:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass2419907DECE04CA5A473E703D6A94392"><p>​Virtual - Microsoft Teams<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass291CE0809DE14BF88891BA9851C667BB"><p></p>Get an edge on how to be college bound your senior year in this virtual session. You will learn how to search for colleges, what you will need to apply to them, when to apply, as well as where to find support with it all. This session will help you create your own personal blueprint for college admissions. For current high school juniors graduating in 2022.​ Register <a href="https://phoenixpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=179866&df=list&nd=30&backTo=List&startDate=2021/02/10&endDate=2021/03/12">here</a>. <br></div>No48
College Planning Essentials for JuniorsCollege Planning Essentials for Juniors3/5/2021 10:00:00 PM3/5/2021 11:00:00 PM<div class="ExternalClass4C9F884A1CC547A1B41C2BA5E4909101"><p>​Virtual - Mircosoft Teams<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassA79DE48275674CAD8E835FD1B2B67C62"><p>​Get an edge on how to be college bound your senior year in this virtual session. You will learn how to search for colleges, what you will need to apply to them, when to apply, as well as where to find support with it all. This session will help you create your own personal blueprint for college admissions. For current high school juniors graduating in 2022.​ Register <a href="https://phoenixpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=179867&df=list&nd=30&backTo=List&startDate=2021/02/10&endDate=2021/03/12" target="_blank">here</a>. <br><br></p></div>No49