The Regional College Access Center helps students prepare for, apply to, and succeed in college. We serve students, families and educators in Tucson and Pima County.
RCAC Program Coordinator Reporting Form: Click here!
RCAC School and Community Presentations Reporting: Click here!
Meeting Schedule 2017-18: All the meetings are 9 AM - 12 PM. Dates below.
RCAC Student Ambassador Reporting. Click here!
MEC's 21st Annual Teen Town Hall
Learn more about the RCAC
Helios Education Foundation - College Knowing & Going Video
Make an appointment to see us for info on advising support, college preparation, scholarships or financial support. Or just come in for a general meeting and we'll help you! Schedule an appointment by clicking on the link below!
If you are coming for FAFSA help, please bring this completed FAFSA worksheet with you.
Testimonial: "They are awesome! They made college possible for me." - Student from Tucson Unified School District who is now attending a four-year university. We can help you, too! Book an appointment now!
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Fostering Success is a campus community to support students at the University of Arizona who have experienced the foster care system, are struggling with homelessness, or lack a natural support system. Click here for info!
TheDream.US is a new multimillion dollar National Scholarship Fund for DREAMers, created to help immigrant youth who have received DACA (Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals) achieve their American Dream through the completion of a college education. Click here for more info.
Use College Scorecard to rank colleges by program, degree, location, and size. Find the college that fits your needs!
Best colleges in the U.S. Here's a list of schools that provide the best value for your tuition dollar from Money Magazine. Click here!
Visit almost any college/university in the country for a virtual tour! FREE! Click here!
Federal Student Aid: Get help paying for college! Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Need help preparing for college? Check out Start Now!
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit website providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Plus SAT test prep. Click here: www.khanacademy.org
Check out the Arizona Ivy League Project! It's mission is to engage, envision and empower students to apply and attend the leading institutions of higher education while committed to giving back to their community.
STEP (Student Expedition Program) is an unprecedented opportunity for talented high-school students with limited financial resources to discover the extent of their own abilities. Students gain self-confidence, self-esteem, a sense of purpose and what it takes to succeed during an extended 3-week wilderness leadership expedition. Click here: stepexpedition.org
Do you need help with the whole scholarship application process? Need help writing essays? Go to Scholarship Junkies. They'll help you with your applications and writing!
AZ Earn to Learn is a groundbreaking program that prepares high school students for college with financial education and matching funds. Its purpose is to help limited-income Arizonans to save for college. Click here: www.azearntolearn.org
Find your dream college!
Create a College Greenlight account and enter some basic information (like your school, grades, standardized test scores and activities) to find the best college for you, academically and socially!
College Depot! Scholarships! Click on this linkand our blog for scholarship info and upcoming deadlines. There is also information on scholarships for Arizona residents.
Find a scholarship!
There are scholarships and resources for students, families and educators at ScholarshipsA-Z. Their goal is to make higher education accessible to all, regardless of immigration status.
Get homework help!
The Pima County Public Library offers free tutoring in person, online and even over the phone!
Job training, skills development and education! Check out JobPath! They recruit and sponsor adults in education and training programs which allow participants to significantly increase their income and help address the skilled workforce shortages in Tucson and Pima County.