College Depot now open in downtown Phoenix library

June 12, 2009

By Flinn Foundation


College Depot at the Burton Barr Central Library is now open to the public. The Grand opening took place on the morning of June 10th with several hundred supporters including Mayor Phil Gordon and the Phoenix City Council members attending. The program is designed to provide college planning to students of all ages to increase the college-going rate for Phoenix. Complete with curriculum and advisors, College Depot seeks to create a fundamental shift in the way students view higher education from an hard-to-reach goal to the next step after high school. More information on College Depot is available on their website at

College Fair at College Depot June 26

A free college fair will be held in the Burton Barr Central Library’s Pulliam Auditorium from 3-5pm on Friday, June 26. The fair will feature representatives from more than 20 colleges who will discuss different Majors, entrance application requirements, and how to apply for financial aid. See the flyer for more information. The Burton Barr Central Library is located at 1221 N Central Ave.