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  • Arts & Culture
    Culture Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit For a town its size Prescott has a large number of cultural and artistic attractions In fact its art scene brings visitors from all over to browse the excellent galleries including Prescott College s Sam Hill Warehouse Visual Arts Center Art hangs in various non gallery spaces such as the The Raven Cafe and theatrical and other performances take place around town Larger entertainment venues including the Yavapai Community College Performance Hall and Tim s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley provide space for sports events and touring acts that draw big crowds The Arts Scene Several arts related organizations located downtown sponsor monthly art walks and gallery showings including the McCormick Arts District and the Mountain Artists Guild Gallery shows including Independent Study Shows and the Senior Arts Expo showcase excellent student projects And galleries ranging from funky to upscale feature a wide variety of artistic styles Throughout the year students can watch or participate in theater productions at the Prescott Center for the Arts Sharlot Hall Museum Blue Rose Theater Elks Opera House Yavapai College and the Granite Performing Arts Center on the Prescott College campus Film series sponsored by clubs or departments are generally free or inexpensive while Hollywood features screen at the Harkins theater just twenty minutes from campus Museums Prescott boasts several museums devoted to Western life and art Native American and Southwestern history including Prescott s own colorful past it s not just about Old West legends Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp The most prominent of those museums resulted from the efforts of Prescott rancher writer and activist Sharlot Hall 1870 1943 who realized as a young woman that the artifacts of her pioneer ranching childhood were being scattered and lost She began to rescue them and her collection laid the foundations for the museum that bears her name Sharlot Hall Museum just a few blocks from Prescott College hosts a variety of events through the year The nearby Smoki Museum offers art and artifacts from the indigenous cultures of the Southwest The Phippen Museum on the northern edge of town features a range of Western and cowboy art Festivals The variety of entertaining and educational events within this town of 40 000 is astounding and well celebrated Flyers posted daily on campus bulletin boards and around town keep Prescott College students updated Tsunami on the Square the town s free all ages performing arts festival is a Prescott College favorite Between Peace Day Earth Day Prescott Territorial Days and the Prescott Frontier Days Festival everyone has plenty of opportunity to get a

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  • Getting to Prescott College
    Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Getting to Prescott College Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit By Plane Flying into Phoenix Phoenix s Sky Harbor Airport is the nearest large airport about 100 miles from Prescott Plan to make shuttle arrangements coinciding with airline arrival and departure Shuttle vans run several times daily between various locations in Prescott and Sky Harbor Airport see below Travel to and from the airport and Prescott is approximately 2 hours Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport is a smaller airport in the Phoenix area which houses Allegiant Spirit and Frontier Airlines There are no direct shuttles between Prescott and this airport but students can take a shuttle between Sky Harbor and Gateway Phoenix Gateway Direct or 855 982 2555 The shuttle between airports takes about 45 minutes Flying into Love Field Prescott There is also a small airfield near Prescott Earnest A Love Field Great Lakes Airlines provides daily direct flights to and from Ontario CA ONT Farmington NM Durango CO and Denver CO Through a code share agreement with United Airlines many other US and international destinations are available Great Lakes Reservations at 800 554 5111 By Car From I 40 Flagstaff Take Interstate I 17 south towards Phoenix approximately 62 miles Take exit 278 onto AZ 169 toward Prescott go 3 miles Turn right on Cherry Rd AZ 169 go 15 miles Turn right on AZ 69 go 1 6 miles Continue to follow AZ 69 go 13 2 miles note Prescott Valley is a separate community from Prescott Take ramp onto Gurley St AZ 69 becomes Gurley St go 1 8 miles Continue west on Gurley Street past the courthouse square and Whiskey Row to Grove Ave Turn right on Grove Prescott College is located on the second and third blocks on the left The Welcome Center is at the corner of Western and Grove It is a concrete building From I 17 Phoenix Take Interstate I 17 north toward Flagstaff approximately

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  • Prescott City Statistics
    Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prescott City Statistics Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Population 43 011 in the city of Prescott 103 260 in the Quad City area Residents 91 7 percent are white 6 4 percent are Latino Number of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places 809 Elevation 5 200 feet Temperature Average summer high 86 2 F Average summer low 54 2 F Average winter high 53 7 F Average winter low 25 5 F Average annual rainfall 19 2 inches Average winter snowfall 22 inches Average number of sunny days 185 Size of Prescott National Forest 1 25 million acres Number of biomes within 10 miles of the center of Prescott 6 Riparian desert grassland chaparral piñon pine juniper ponderosa forest mixed conifer aspen forest Number of lakes within 10 miles of Prescott 5 Watson Willow Goldwater Lynx and Granite Basin lakes Number of named creeks running through Prescott 9 the highest number of any town in the state Granite N Fork of Granite Willow Spence Miller Butte Banning Aspen Manzanita creeks My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing results

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  • Dining
    Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Dining Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Prescott If you have worked up an appetite touring the campus unpacking at your new college apartment or visiting with your soon to be PC grad you re in luck because Prescott abounds with many great dining options Do not forget Prescott College s own Crossroads Café located on campus and specializing in local and organic ingredients Plus the Crossroads Cafe supports many hard working students Here is a courtesy list of local establishments The College does not endorse one over another All restaurants listed have vegetarian options More expensive option Expand All Minimize All Bill s Grill Bill s Grill Bill s Grill Lunch Dinner 333 S Montezuma St Bill s Pizza Bill s Pizza Bill s Pizza Lunch Dinner 107 S Cortez Street near Gurley St Cafe St Michael Cafe St Michael Café St Michael Breakfast Lunch Dinner 100 S Montezuma St Cuppers Coffee House Cuppers Coffee House Cuppers Coffee House coffee breakfast lunch 226 S Cortez St Opens at 7am M Sat 8am Sun Dinner Bell Cafe Dinner Bell Cafe Dinner Bell Café Breakfast Lunch 321 W Gurley St El Gato Azul El Gato Azul El Gato Azul Lunch Dinner Tapas 316 W Goodwin St near McCormick St Genovese s Ristorante Genovese s Ristorante Genovese s Restaurant Lunch Dinner 217 W Gurley St Golden Gate Chinese Golden Gate Chinese Golden Gate Chinese Lunch Dinner 620 E Gurley St Gurley St Grill Gurley St Grill Gurley St Grill Lunch Dinner 230 W Gurley St near Granite St Hugo s Cocina Hugo s Cocina Hugo s Cocina Lunch Dinner 216 N Montezuma Street near Sheldon Iron Springs Cafe Iron Springs Cafe Iron Springs Cafe Lunch Dinner 1501 W Iron Springs Rd Le Crepe Company Le Crepe Company Le Crepe Company Breakfast Lunch 108 W Gurley St Lone Spur Cafe Lone Spur Cafe Lone Spur Café Breakfast Lunch 106 W Gurley St Maya s Mexican Restaurant Maya s Mexican Restaurant Maya s Mexican Restaurant Lunch Dinner 512 S Montezuma St Murphy s Murphy s Murphy s Lunch Dinner 201 N Cortez St Pangaea Bakery Pangaea Bakery Pangaea Bakery coffee breakfast lunch 220 W Goodwin St Firehouse Plaza Opens at 7am M Sat closed Sun

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  • Conference Housing
    linens at an additional cost Internet access Small communal kitchens with an oven stove and refrigerator On site laundry facilities Contact Us Contact Us Phone 928 350 1006 Email conference housing prescott edu Policies and Procedures Policies and Procedures A no smoking policy in all residence halls is instated during the summer conference housing season In addition no overnight guests are allowed in the residence halls All pets are forbidden in the residence halls as well except for seeing eye dogs Although Prescott College prohibits alcohol on campus event specific arrangements for alcohol allowance can be made at the time of registration Please do not bring alcohol into the housing area without the written consent of the Residence Housing Manager Check in Check out 1 Housing facilities are turned around very quickly between groups therefore check in and check out for each group person is limited to a one to two hour time block 2 Special arrangements may be made through the Auxiliary Services Office if needed Most check in outs are held in the lobby of the Office of Residence Life When a group checks out any linen should be placed in the pillow case and dropped off at the Residence Life Office All trash should be removed from the room and placed in the appropriate dumpster receptacle Indemnity and Damages Each group agrees that all the participants of their group are under the direct and complete supervision of the group The rules and regulations of Prescott College will be adhered to and followed by all participants of said group and enforced by the group s leaders s The group and the undersigned individual will be liable for any and all damages resulting from the group and its participants and guests use of the facilities and services of Prescott College The group and the undersigned individual will reimburse Prescott College for all the damages to facilities and services used by the group it s participants or guests The group and the undersigned will hold harmless Prescott College against any and all claims for loss injury or damage to persons and or property arising out of activities of the group its participants or guests Prescott College assumes no liability for any property placed or left by the group its participants or its guests in Prescott College facilities Insurance Each group shall obtain its own insurance from an outside source in the amount of no less than 2 000 000 Prescott College is to be named as an additional insured in that policy and will receive a certificate of said insurance no less than thirty days before the first date that appears on the contract Keys Adult participants are issued keycards keys for both the unit and their individual room Participants under eighteen are given a room key only and must be with a chaperone to enter the residence hall for security purposes Replacement cost for missing or lost keys is 50 00 per key or keycard Smoking and Alcohol Smoking

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  • Lodging
    Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Lodging Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Prescott Arizona If you need a place to stay while visiting Prescott College there are many hotels motels and inns located near the campus from quaint to businesslike There are some On Campus Lodging opportunities available for those seeking short term lodging Alternative lodging options include camping in the Prescott National Forest or finding community members who host guest through CouchSurfing org Be sure to ask for discounted rates for Prescott College affiliation On Campus Lodging Opportunities Conference Housing Our Conference Housing program provides comfortable residence hall rooms in a campus environment for academic related groups and individuals If your group is seeking summer guest accommodations at Prescott College between the dates of May 15 and August 1 we would be happy to discuss our offerings with you and assist with other on campus arrangements If Learn more Lodging Resources Airbnb com options for the Prescott AZ area Find hosts with extra rooms entire homes etc confirm travel dates and pay Visit site Lodging in and around Prescott Expand All Minimize All Apple Creek Cottages Apple Creek Cottages Apple Creek Cottages 888 455 8003 928 445 7321 1001 White Spar Rd Prescott AZ 86303 Best Western Prescottonian Best Western Prescottonian Best Western Prescottonian 928 445 3096 800 528 1234 1317 E Gurley 3 1 3 Miles from PC Comfort Inn Comfort Inn Comfort Inn 928 778 5770 800 889 9774 1290 White Spar Road 4 1 3 Miles from PC CouchSurfing CouchSurfing Couchsurfing Check for Prescott College community members Forest Villas Hotel Forest Villas Hotel Forest Villas 800 223 3449 3645 Lee Circle 9 1 2 Miles from PC Hampton Inn Prescott Hampton Inn Prescott Hampton Inn 928 443 5500 800 HAMPTON 3453 Ranch Dr 5 Miles from PC Hampton Inn Suites Prescott Valley 928 772 1800 800 HAMPTON 2901 North Glassford Hill Road Prescott Valley Arizona 86314 9 5 Miles from PC Hassayampa Inn Hassayampa Inn Hassayampa Inn 928 778 9434 800 322 1927 122 E Gurley St 2 Miles from PC Holiday Inn Express Holiday Inn Express Holiday Inn Express 928 445 8900 800 HOLIDAY 3454 Ranch Dr 9 1 2 Miles from PC Hotel St Michael Hotel St Michael Hotel St Michael 928 776 1999 800 678 3757 205 W Gurley St 1 3 4 miles from PC Hotel Vendome Hotel Vendome Hotel Vendome 928 776 0900 888 468 3583 230 S Cortez St 2 1 2 Miles from PC Juniper

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  • Preview Day Registration
    Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Preview Day Registration Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Registration and Information about Preview Day Prospective students for Prescott College s bachelor s master s or doctoral degree programs are invited to join us for a fun and informative day here on Prescott College s main campus in Prescott Arizona You ll meet with students staff and faculty and engage in a full day of activities and information gathering to introduce you to Prescott College our unique approach to education and some of the great things our students are doing here and out in the world It doesn t matter if you re considering applying to Prescott College or if you ve already applied and been accepted into one of our programs and now you want to experience the campus in person Preview Day is meant for everyone If you have specific goals and interests for your visit just let us know Personal is what we do best and we re here to help you figure out if Prescott College is the next stop for you on your academic journey After all as we say here education is a journey not a destination Since Preview Day is open to prospective students across all of our degree programs you may be wondering how that works Morning activities and sessions will be directed towards all prospective students and applicable to all of our degree programs As the day progresses you will begin to delve even deeper into your reasons for being here to connect to this amazing place the amazing people here and gather information about your program of choice At certain parts of the day breakout sessions will give you the opportunity for close and personal interaction with a variety of important persons our students our staff and faculty and your academic peers Please refer to the schedule below for a general idea of how the day unfolds To RSVP please fill out the registration form below Spring Fall Preview Day General Schedule 8 30 AM Check in and Morning Refreshments 9 00 AM Welcome and Introductory Remarks 9 20 AM Opening Activity 9 30 AM Campus Tour 11 30 AM Faculty Panel 12 20 PM Complimentary Lunch 1 10 PM Table Sessions and Information Fair 2 00

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  • Things to do
    and lived large before heading to Tombstone now hosts the likes of favorite student haunts Coyote Joe s Bar Grill and Jersey Lilly s along with shops galleries and restaurants Outdoor Fun The Prescott YMCA has fitness facilities a challenging climbing wall and an Olympic sized pool and it offers classes throughout the year Trails of all kinds crisscross the plentiful forests and open space Students hike camp and rock climb on nearby Granite Mountain Thumb Butte and in the Granite Dells Kayaking local Lynx Watson and Goldwater Lakes as well as horseback riding make for fun activities Dedicated to nature conservancy and the preservation of animals the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary provides homes to all sorts of creatures from rare scorpions to Mexican wolves most of them incapacitated or rescued from the wild or from inappropriate captive situations Highlands Center for Natural History provides outdoor science education to visitors of all ages Nearby hiking trails and outdoor recreation opportunities Granite Mountain Drive north on Grove Avenue to Iron Springs Road Take a left onto Iron Spring Road and drive west approximately 2 miles until you arrive at the Granite Basin turn off Take a right here onto Granite Basin Road and continue driving to the Playa or Metate Trailhead parking lot Here you can access a variety of trails from easy to difficult terrain Fee upon entry Watson Lake Drive south on Grove Avenue to Gurley Street Take a left onto Gurley Street heading east through downtown Continue on Gurley Street until you see the junction of Hwy 89N and Hwy 69 Go left onto 89N and continue driving until you reach the traffic circle Go right into Watson Lake Recreational Area Fee upon entry Thumb Butte Drive south on Grove Avenue to Gurley Street Take a right heading west onto Gurley and continue on Gurley Street as it bends southwest and turns into Thumb Butte Road Follow Thumb Butte Road approximately 1 mile and enter right into the parking lot for the recreation area Trails are located across the street from the parking lot with fee upon entry Lynx Lake Drive south on Grove Avenue to Gurley Street Turn left east onto Gurley Street and continue on Gurley as it turns into Hwy 69 Follow Hwy 69 to Walker Road just past the mall and turn right south Follow Walker Road approximately 3 miles to the North Shore parking area turn left into the entrance drive fee upon entry Goldwater Lake Drive south on Grove Avenue to Gurley Street Turn left east onto Gurley Street and continue to Mt Vernon Street Senator Hwy turn right Continue on road about 4 miles Turn right onto road with sign that says Goldwater Lake Parking day fee Facilities boat ramp fishing ramada barbecue grills playground fishing pier horseshoe pits volleyball court picnic tables restrooms Climbing Bouldering For detailed climbing information check out A Climber s Guide to Prescott AZ Groom Creek Bouldering Groom is a bouldering destination and a place not

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