We Are Currently Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 School Year!

The online application must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2014 and will include the following content:

  1. Student Information
  2. Basic Eligibility
  3. Personal Essay

In addition to the online application, one personal letter of recommendation and 2 professional letters of recommendation must be mailed to:

Dan Perino, TUSD Exceptional Education

1010 E. 10th St. 

Tucson, AZ 85719

To begin the online application, please click on the following link:

Project FOCUS Online Application


Female student Wildcat hat on at a parade.

Project FOCUS (Focusing Opportunities with Community and University Support) is a model demonstration program designed to support accessibility to University of Arizona’s academic offerings, campus environments and college life in order to increase each student’s independence, quality of life, and employability.

The University of Arizona College of Education in collaboration with Tucson Unified School District’s Community Transition Program is providing a unique post-high school option for Tucson Unified School District students, ages 18-21, who have intellectual disabilities.