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City of Tucson Education Partnership

Through the City of Tucson Education Partnership program, City of Tucson employees have the opportunity to enroll in Pima Community College classes and work with a dedicated Student Services team that will ensure your educational experience is as seamless as possible.  

The program also gives you the opportunity to take advantage of Pima’s Centers of ExcellencePima has collaborated with business and industry leaders to create the Centers, which provide active, high-tech training and innovative learning.

Pima is not only committed to educating you and your family, but also to empowering our entire community.

About the Program

Through the program, Pima offers you:

  • Protection from your courses being dropped once your City of Tucson representative sends your course information to Pima and you submit your FERPA
  • Personalized and dedicated assistance with student account issues (account holds, FERPAs, etc.)
  • Affordable tuition
  • Small class sizes
  • Quality instruction

Program Eligibility

If you are currently a City of Tucson employee and want to know if you are eligible, contact

To be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Be a permanent city employee that has completed your initial probationary employment period
  • Register for courses in a degree program that is related to your current position or other services provided by the City

Degree Options

You can pursue various degrees through the City of Tucson Education Partnership Program:


Interested in the Program?

Contact your dedicated Pima advisor,  Virginia Ortega at or fill out this contact form.

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