A Student's Journey: FAQ

No! While the program takes place at the UA, we help students transition to any university of their choice. You will only have to be at the UA during the 5-week summer experience. 

Yes absolutely! We will work with non-traditional students on an individual basis to ensure they have the same opportunities to join the program. Especially if students have a full-time job or family responsibilities. 

Yes! Any currently enrolled SCAC student is eligible under TOCC's enrollment policy. 

No, this program is eligible for any student from any background as long as you're a currently enrolled TOCC or SCAC student. 

Move-in day will be on July 1st, 2023. The final day of the UArizona experience will be August 2nd, 2023. 

Week 1 will be an orientation to the program, the University of Arizona, and Tucson. Once week 1 is over, interns will be at their internship site Monday through Thursday between 20-25 hours per week and rejoin the group at the end of the day for social events. Each Friday will be our day in class (PCOL 205 seminar) for all interns, excusing them from their internship site. 

We will provide campus housing for all students at a UArizona dormitory. University dormitories include a full kitchen for meal preparation, a laundry room, community bathrooms, and other amenities. 2023 students stayed in Arbol de la Vida, but this could be subject to change for 2024 participants. Additionally, campus housing is not a requirement if a student lives in Tucson. 

You will be placed depending on your academic and career interests. We will be as flexible as possible to pair you with a UA faculty/staff member in your area of interest. 

Yes, each student will get a $500 meal plan allowance throughout the duration of the program. Additonally, the program will cater meals on PCOL205 course seminar days, weeknight activities, and weekend events. 

Yes, we will provide a parking pass for your duration of the program. You may bring your car for move-in purposes, getting groceries, and exploring Tucson during your free time. 

Yes, this program will provide 3 units of transferable college credit. 

Please contact Alex Benavides, Program Coordinator, at abenavides@pharmacy.arizona.edu