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Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC)

Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC)
1080 S. 10th Avenue
Tucson, Arizona 85701
Tel. (520) 670-0055
Fax (520) 670-1110
Arlene Benavidez, M.A., Executive Director

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We are open Monday through Friday, 8AM - 4:00PM.

Regional College Access Center

Come visit the first Regional College Access Center in Arizona!

The Regional College Access Center (RCAC) is a partnership between the Metropolitan Education Commission, City of Tucson, Pima County, Tohono O'Odham Nation, and public and private K-12 schools, colleges, universities and community programs throughout Pima County. The RCAC mission is to facilitate access to and success in college for all Pima County students.

We are an information and referral center serving Tucson and Pima County students and parents.

We offer outreach to students from low-income households or who are the first in their family to attend postsecondary education programs.

The Center offers a free online College Tool Kit at, with local and national information about colleges, careers, scholarships, financial aid, and academic resources.

One-on-one assistance is available in English and Spanish consisting of computer searches and individual planning. Make an appointment for info on advising support, college preparation, scholarships or financial support. Or just come in for a general meeting! Schedule an appointment!

Come visit us at 1080 S. 10th Avenue, Tucson, AZ. 85701 or call 520-670-0055

Don't delay … access your future today!

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