The RCAC is an information and referral agency for all Tucson and Pima County residents who are interested in pursuing a higher education. We help students, parents, adults, and educators interested in getting more information about local and national college and career preparation activities and internet resources.
We are open Monday through Friday, 8AM - 4:30PM.
930 E. Broadway Blvd, Tucson, Arizona.
(On Broadway between Tyndall and Park)
We are located within the offices of the Metropolitan Education Commission, convenient to downtown and the University area. Free parking is available in our parking lot adjacent to our offices.
Evening and Saturday appointments are available by calling (520) 670-0055.
We are an information and referral service for local and national opportunities related to:
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, with a special focus on students from low-income households or who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary education programs. Specific goals include helping students to:
In service of this mission, members of the RCAC work together to address the barriers related to higher education and workforce development. The RCAC serves as a coordinating and referral agency providing information on college and career preparation, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
The Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC), established in 1989, is composed of 34 citizen commissioners who advise, make recommendations, and serve as advocates in all areas as they affect the educational welfare of Tucson and Pima County. The MEC's goals are: