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GateWay is proud to celebrate HVAC-R Program Director Bruce Martz, who was named the 2023 Affiliate Member of the Year by Mechanical Trade Contractors of Arizona (MTCAZ). The award honors members for their outstanding support of the mechanical industry and their significant contributions to the MTCAZ's goals.

"This award represents the opportunity to work with HVAC-R Mechanical Trades Contractors and GateWay in the dual pursuits of member recruitment and education, contributing to the continuous enhancement of our community."

To read more about Martz's honor, visit


The annual holiday banquet is TOMORROW! Join us for great food, fun, and company as we celebrate another successful calendar year at GateWay. This event starts at 11:30 a.m. inside the MA building on the Washington Campus.

Tickets are $2 for students and $5 for all GWCC faculty and staff. Tickets can be purchased at the Washington Campus cashier's office or at the door tomorrow. We are excited to celebrate with you!


Join us this Wednesday for the Holiday Banquet hosted by Student Life & Leadership. There will be food, music, performances, and a movie, with all the fun taking place in the Washington Campus MA Building.

Tickets are $2 for students and $5 for GateWay staff. Tickets must be purchased for this event and are available in the cashier's office.


It's time to Fuel Up for Finals! All next week, GateWay is hosting a variety of events to help you prepare and feel relaxed as the end of the semester nears.

To see what resources and events are available at GateWay, visit


If you are still waiting to apply for FAFSA for the 2024-2025 school year - don't worry! The application should be accessible by December 31, 2023, according to the Department of Education.

This delay is due to the FAFSA Simplification Act, which aims to streamline the financial aid application process for students and families.

To learn more and to stay up to date with the latest news surrounding this, visit


Need help getting into classes for the upcoming semester but need help with the process? We have the perfect event for you!

Our Gecko Gear Up sessions will help with every step you need to get into GateWay. Our staff will help with the most important parts of starting your educational journey.

The next Gecko Gear Up is tomorrow, November 30, on our Washington Campus. To find other upcoming dates, visit


It's never been easier to take the first step toward a new healthcare career!

Next Friday, December 8, GateWay advisors will be available at SouthWest Skill Center to help you enroll, apply for financial aid, and prepare you to begin your educational journey.

To RSVP for the event and to learn more, visit


GateWay's English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes begin in January! These adult classes will help with English skills and require no prior English instruction. These courses are perfect for those picking up the language.

For more information and to register, visit


We wish you a safe, revitalizing Fall Break filled with good company and food.

All GateWay campuses will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23 through Sun., Nov. 26. Normal hours will resume Mon., Nov. 27.


This is the perfect time of year to get into cozy pajamas, relax on the couch, and dive into a good book. You can help others experience the joys of comfortable pajamas and thrilling literature by donating to the Library PJ & Book Drive.

Starting tomorrow and going through Dec. 22, you can donate books and/or new pajamas to this drive, with all materials going to the Arizona Chapter of Pajama Program. Items can be dropped off at the donation boxes inside of the Library or Student Life on the Washington Campus.

You can donate to this great cause all holiday season long!


Need help applying at GateWay for the upcoming semesters? Our enrollment specialists are here to help!

Whether in-person or online, we will walk you through every step you need to get into classes. The Winter and Spring semesters are around the corner, so make sure you get registered before the courses you need are full.

For more information and to see upcoming dates for these great sessions, visit


With Fall Break coming up and finals around the corner, it's time to start thinking about your next semesters at GateWay!

There are great classes available for the Spring - but don't wait, they are filling fast. We are also offering Winter Intersession this year, so check out what courses are open to stay ahead of your educational path.

To find the classes you need for the upcoming semesters, visit


GateWay proudly announces that President Dr. Amy Diaz has been named to the Valley of the Sun YMCA Board of Directors.

"This appointment allows us [GateWay] to work together towards a common goal of community enrichment, and I am eager to explore new opportunities and partnerships that will strengthen our collective impact." - Dr. Amy Diaz

To read more about this appointment, visit


In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, GateWay has unveiled its Credit for Prior Learning program for Journeymen. The program provides a unique opportunity for Journeymen in ten construction trades to leverage their industry experience, aligning with the launch of Governor Katie Hobbs's Build it Arizona initiative.

"As demand for skilled trades workers increases, our program addresses a critical need for upskilling those workers and providing a path for career progression." - GateWay President Dr. Amy Diaz.

To read more on this great new program, visit


Need help in your job search, interview preparation, or navigating your career goals? The Career Services Webinars cover a variety of topics to lead you on the right path in your working journey!

This week's webinars touch on job search strategies for work-study students and creating a cover letter that gets noticed.

To learn more about these webinars and to see the others coming ahead this semester, visit


A huge congratulations to our partners at Phoenix Rising Football Club for winning the USL Championship last night! 🎉

We can't wait to see you defend your 🏆 in 2024!


GateWay honors all who have served and the sacrifices made by them and their families.


Today, our GateWay community honored our veterans with a flag-raising ceremony and the annual 2.2-mile run/walk around the Washington Campus. It was an amazing turnout by our Geckos to honor those who served and promote su***de awareness among veterans and active duty members.

Don't forget, Veterans Day is this Saturday, November 11 🇺🇸


Do you want to take classes this upcoming semester but are unsure where to start? We have the perfect event for you!

Our Gecko Gear Up sessions will help with every step you need to get into GateWay. Our staff will help with the most important parts of starting your educational journey.

The next Gecko Gear Up is November 14 on our Washington Campus. To find other upcoming dates, visit


Do you want to travel internationally but don't have the time? All you need is 90 minutes next Thursday to achieve your globetrotting dreams! 🌏

Join us on Thursday, November 16, for Around the World in 90 Minutes. The diverse cultural experience through food, drinks, and music will begin at 11 a.m.

For more information, visit


The 40th Street Lecture Series returns on Thursday, November 16, as Gregory Goodrich hosts 'Human Dignity and Healing of Nations.' Goodrich will explore the concepts of human dignity, the glory of cultures, and a hopeful path toward lasting world peace.

To learn more about this lecture, visit


The Library will host He/She/They: Why Pronouns Matter on Nov. 9 at 9:30 a.m. as they host Decolonizing Beauty: Who is Considered Beautiful? Erick Tanchez will discuss gender identity, the power of pronouns, and why they matter.

To learn more about this event, which is made possible by Arizona Humanities and the Arizona State Library, visit


Join us next Thursday for our annual Veterans Day Celebration. The day will start with remarks and a flag-raising ceremony at 7 a.m., followed by the Operation 22 Walk/Run at 7:30 a.m.

All participants in the 2.2-mile walk/run for su***de prevention awareness will receive commemorative dog tags and a t-shirt.

To learn more about how GateWay is celebrating our veterans this year, visit


Join us next Wednesday and Thursday for the final DEI 101 Workshops of the semester. The workshops will focus on microaggressions, how to recognize them, and how to respond.

These workshops provide a free, low-pressure space to learn the basics about different issues and ask questions.

For more information, visit


GateWay is proud to share that we are one of the top 150 community colleges in the nation, and with that, we’re eligible to compete for the $1 million . The Prize honors colleges like ours that are committed to equitable student success—and aims to help share the practices that are delivering excellent student outcomes.

To learn more, visit


We are proud to announce Dr. Edward Vize as the new Vice President of Administrative Services. Dr. Vize brings nearly 25 years of experience in higher education, financial services, and consulting to GateWay.

To read more, visit


Join the Library on Nov. 7 at 9:30 a.m. as they host Decolonizing Beauty: Who is Considered Beautiful? Kaari Aubrey will discuss how beauty is defined in the United States and across the globe.

To learn more about this event, which is made possible by Arizona Humanities and the Arizona State Library, visit


The time to register for Spring classes is NOW!

Plenty of great courses are available, but don't wait - the ones you need could be filled soon. Whether you're looking to advance your career or pursue a new interest, we have the resources and support you need to succeed.

Sign up today! To find your classes, visit


A big shoutout to azfamily 3TV CBS 5 for joining us at the HUG Clinic! Viewers got the opportunity to discover how amazing this clinic is and the important services it provides to the community.

If you want to learn more about the HUG Clinic, visit

Watch the full feature below ⬇️


⏰ There is just ONE WEEK LEFT to apply for Spring 2024 scholarships! The new NextGen portal allows you to submit one General Scholarship Application and be eligible for hundreds of scholarship opportunities.

Make sure to submit your application by October 31 at


Hairpalooza 2023: Where Barbie met Horror and our students SLAYED! Check out some of their work below. ✨💅


Join us on Thursday, November 9, for GateWay's annual Veterans Day Celebration at the Washington Campus. Prior to the 2.2-mile run/walk to honor veterans, there will be a flag raising ceremony and opening remarks. Those participating in the run/walk will receive commemorative dog tags and a t-shirt.

The celebration begins at 7 a.m. For more information, visit


GateWay and the National Tooling & Machining Association/Arizona Chapter hosted a car show last Friday on the Washington Campus. The public had an opportunity to see great cars and meet local manufacturing companies.

There was also an open house, where attendants toured the fantastic Precision Machining facility and a lucky few won some prizes!


Are you looking to transfer to a four-year college or university? Unsure of where you want to continue your education or how to complete the process?

Join GateWay at our University Transfer Fair! Next Tuesday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Arizona state schools, plus national universities and colleges, will help students, parents, and advisors navigate the transfer process.

To learn more about the University Transfer Fair, visit


Registration for Spring classes is open!

You can now get the classes you want at GateWay for next semester. Whether you're looking to advance your career or pursue a new interest, we have the resources and support you need to succeed.

Don't wait too long; these great courses are going fast. To find your classes, visit


Join us on Tuesday, October 17, at 9:30 a.m. for The Road to Inequity, hosted by Matthew Whitaker. This discussion will take a closer look at the origins of the wealth gap and the inequities that persist today through history, federal policies, and discriminatory practices that have contributed to lasting social and economic inequities.

This event is made possible by Arizona Humanities and the Arizona State Library.

For more information, visit


The next edition of Visiting Voices, the DEI Speaker Series, is next Thursday, October 19, from 4 to 5 p.m. Randy Russell will share his experience living with Cerebral Palsy to educate those living with a disability and eliminate the stigma that comes with it.

To learn more, visit


Get ready to roll the dice and take on The Game of Life! 🎲🌟 Join us for a life-sized version of the classic board game where you'll learn how to live within your means and manage your money like a pro 💰💸

Don't miss out on this fun and interactive event tomorrow from 10 a.m. to Noon. Plus, there'll be free food, drinks, and prizes!

Click here to learn more:


Do you have a low rider, custom, or classic vehicle you're proud of? Come display it at the GateWay Car Show!

We are looking for cars that celebrate and tell the story of Phoenix. Show off your ride to the community at the Washington Campus on Saturday, November 4th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

To register your vehicle today, visit


The Annular Eclipse is THIS SATURDAY, and we can help you prepare!

Tomorrow morning, starting at 10:30 a.m., stop by the Washington Campus Library to create your own protective sleeve. You will also receive a free pair of solar viewing glasses.

GateWay is here to help you prepare to safely view this rare celestial event! 😎 ☀️ 🌕

For more info, visit

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Hoping your holidays are filled with love, family and happiness.From all of us at GateWay, Happy Holidays!




108 N 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 6pm
Tuesday 8am - 6pm
Wednesday 8am - 6pm
Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8am - 6pm
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