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Bridging Success

Support. Resources. Success.

Enroll Now in FYE 103: Exploration of College, Career & Personal Success (#38150)!
An intro class for students who've experienced foster care. Click here for more information.

We’re glad you’re here!
Here at Phoenix College, we want you to succeed and we’re here to provide you with the resources you’ll need along your educational journey. Our Bridging Success program offers staff committed to advocating for your success and are trained on the possible challenges you may face. Learn more about Maricopa Community College’s Foster Youth initiative here.

Our Champions and Coaches can help you with: 

  • Admissions and registration
  • Enrolling in and paying for classes
  • Building your class schedule
  • Health and well-being
  • Employment, housing, and financial resources
  • Career preparation and mentorship
  • And much more …

And more...
We are here to support you!


Important Dates

Tuition Payment Deadline: Aug 10, 2022 - Summer Bridge Registration Deadline: Jun 30, 2022 - Fall 2022 Classes Start: Aug 20, 2022 - Academic Calendar

Meet Your PC Champions

Champions are trained staff in multiple departments who can help with every step of your college journey.” Anyone with the green foster advocate logo is happy to assist you!

Brenda Stark - Phoenix College

Admissions & Records

Brenda Starck

Brenda can help with:

  • Admissions and application
  • High school transcripts
  • Residency
  • Identity verification

Jimmy Berlin


Jimmy Berlin

Jimmy can help with:

  • Selecting a degree program
  • Placement testing
  • Enrolling in classes
  • High school transcripts
  • Transfer credits

Fred Amador - Counseling -Phoenix College


Fred Amador MC

Fred can help with:

  • Stress management
  • Emotional support
  • Succeeding in classes
  • Career management
  • Emergency funds

Julie Plombon - Career Services

Career Services

Julie Plombon

Julie can help with:

  • Finding a good career fit for you
  • Employment while in school
  • Career Preparation
  • Resume writing support

Carrie Armsby

Student Business Services

Carrie Armsby

Carrie can help with:

  • Paying your tuition and fees
  • Setting up a payment plan
  • Refund requests

Lisa Stow-Disability Resources Services

Disability Resources Services

Lisa Stow

Lisa can help with:

  • Applying for accommodations
  • Submitting documentation
  • Scheduling an appointment with DRS
Dolly Aguirre - Phoenix College

Financial Aid

Dolly Aguirre

Dolly can help with:

  • Completing your FAFSA
  • Financial aid disbursements
  • Scholarships
  • Textbook advances

Diana Martinez - Student Life

Student Life

Diana Martinez

Diana can help with:

  • Getting involved on campus
  • Student clubs
  • Student government
  • Student events and activities

Michael Matos

Student Services

Michael Matos

Matos can help with:

  • Admissions and enrollment
  • New student orientation
  • Community youth programs
Cindy Ramos - Phoenix College

Student Affairs

Cindy Ramos

Dean Ramos can help with:

  • Admissions and enrollment
  • Financial aid
  • Student conduct
  • Student complaints or grievances
Sam Crandall-Tutoring


Sam Crandall

Dr. Crandall can help with:

  • Succeeding in classes
  • Assignment support
  • English as a second language 
  • Writing lab