Achieving a College Education (ACE)

Contact Achieving a College Education (ACE)

Laura Kay Schaffer Metcalfe
Student Services Director
Office of Associate Dean Student Services



Southern & Dobson

Building: GC 54B


Regular Business Hours:
Mon-Thu: 8 am – 6 pm
Fri: 10 am – 5 pm
Sat: 8am – 4pm
Closed Sun

Extended Business Hours
(January and August only):

Mon-Thu: 8 am – 7 pm
Fri: 8 am – 5 pm
Sat: 8am – 4pm
Closed Sun

Summer Semester:
Mon-Thu: 7 am – 6 pm
Closed Fri, Sat and Sun

ACE - Achieving a College Education is a nationally recognized Maricopa Colleges scholarship program designed to improve access to and success in higher education.

Our Goals 

  • To help underrepresented high school students facilitate the transition from high school to the community colleges and on to a bigger university

  • To reduce high school dropout rates

  • To assist students with completing their educational goals

  • Helping set a good foundation for their future