Campus Tours

Visit Us.

Explore and discover the stunning AWC campus. To experience a tour of Arizona Western College, whether solo or with a group, please arrange your visit in advance.

Students Walking

Campus Tours at Arizona Western College are available to prospective students. Come visit us!

One Matador Ambassador or Admissions staff member will guide you during your visit. The tour will cover important information about the admission process and the program/major information you requested. Please arrive on time. Individual tours are 30 minutes long and group tours are 4 hours long; we hope you enjoy your visit to our beautiful AWC Yuma campus.

General Information Regarding Campus Tours

  • During seasons of extremely hot weather, campus tours are generally conducted as early in the morning as possible.
  • AWC does not provide transportation or lodging for individual or group visits.
  • Special accommodations (i.e. language interpreter, wheelchair) can be made with adequate notice.

Campus Tour Options

Taking a campus tour is the best way to experience life as a Matador. We offer multiple ways for you to visit and learn more about becoming a Matador. Experience Arizona Western College firsthand with a guided walking tour led by one of our Ambassadors, and don’t hesitate to bring all your questions about life as a Matador!

Early College Explorers (K-5th Grade)

Early College Explorers Campus Tours aim to acquaint young learners with the collegiate setting. Offered year-round, these one-hour visits inspire elementary students to envision a path toward higher education.

I’m Going to College (5th Grade)

“The I’m Going to College day motivates students to look forward to their educational journey with excitement and curiosity about career opportunities and dual enrollment through an exceptional hands-on experience.” Biridiana Martinez, AWC Outreach, Recruitment and Early College Program Director . Each semester, AWC extends an invitation to two elementary schools, aiming to encourage 5th graders to envision a future in higher education. Since the program’s launch in 2010, it has welcomed over 3,032 students. For details on the program’s school rotation and to find out if your school is up next, please reach out to Biri Martinez at

Future Matador Days (6th-8th Grade)

Future Matador Days are designed to offer insights into college readiness, as well as major selection and career discovery. Available throughout the year, this half-day event welcomes middle school and junior high students to explore and learn.

Explore AWC (9th - 11th Grade)

Explore AWC Campus Tours are an exciting part of the journey to becoming a Matador. Embarking on an Explore AWC Campus Tours is a pivotal and exhilarating step towards embracing the Matador spirit. Prospective students and their families are invited to schedule visits to Arizona Western College, where they can immerse themselves in the collegiate atmosphere, delve into the academic options available,  assess whether Arizona Western College meets their college and career aspirations.

High School Senior Days (12th Grade)

AWC Senior Days offer a glimpse into the Matador experience for prospective Arizona Western College students. This half-day event allows attendees to immerse themselves in campus life and engage with academic resources. Open to individual students or high school groups, Senior Days are scheduled annually in October.

For inquiries, please reach out to Biri Martinez Outreach, Recruitment and Early College Program Director at