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High School Counselors

Paradise Valley Community College extends a special thank you to all the counselors and career center representatives for their hard work and dedication helping students pursue a college education goals.

Review the information and links listed below for services the Recruitment Office offers.

If you have a career fair or campus presentation and you would like to have an PVCC representative attend please email the Student Recruitment Office at or contact us at 480-787-7862.


Please let us know if you need any materials for your Career Centers or Guidance Offices. Available materials include the general PVCC Brochure, Career Guide and Transfer Brochure. If you need information send an email to Include your contact information and we will be happy to send materials your way.


Please call 602-787-7176 to arrange a group tour for your students. With enough notice we can accommodate almost any size group. Tours can take one to two hours. You may want to consider a meal at the Puma Den. Lunch can be purchased for $4.00-$6.00 a piece, on average.
We can also add a power point presentation for your group with details on our programs, financial aid, and the enrollment process. These combined activities can take most of the day, and we can work around your timeline.


We can come to your school (or at PVCC) to show our comprehensive power point presentation. We can curtail it to your timeline, and emphasize any aspects that you request. Most presentations last up to an hour. The presentations are interactive, and not only provide information on Paradise Valley Community College, but also focus on the value of seeking higher education. Please inquire about our new financial aid presentations as well.


We can assist high school students who want to attend Paradise Valley Community College. If you have computer access in your college or career center we can assist your students with the enrollment and admission process by establishing their MEID and student ID, and/or Student Information Form (SIF). We can also assist them at our campus when they contact our office directly. This is the first step before taking the assessment test.


In the spring semester we invite counselors to bring their groups of high school students to take the Accuplacer assessment test ( in English, Reading, and Math. In general, these test scores will be needed to determine placement in the appropriate class when pursuing a degree. Students will test as a group in the computer commons, and be allotted about 3 hours. The test is free and can be re-taken if needed. Please call our office to inquire a date and time that can work for your group from 8am-5:30pm.


Please call 602-787-7176 to inquire about joining us once a month on Fridays (11:30am - 1:00pm) during the academic school year. This is an opportunity to get up-to-the-minute updates, and network with other area feeder high school representatives.