We’re excited to share the latest edition of College Parent Magazine. Get expert advice, practical information, and helpful resources — all designed to support you and your student’s college journey.

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When your student heads to college, there’s a whole new community to explore. We help parents find the resources they need. From UA student housing to UA off-campus apartments, we will point you to the most student-friendly housing options in Tucson. Along with on- and off-campus housing, your student may need help finding a bank near UA, or a convenient Tucson healthcare provider. Last but not least, you’re sure to want to visit! Whether you’re looking for a place to stay for move-in, family weekend, graduation or any time in between, we can introduce you to the best hotels and restaurants near UA campus plus share ideas for activities to enjoy with your student or on your own.

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    • Sir Vezas Taco Garage
      Sir Vezas Taco Garage

      We wanted something cooler than any "baja" themed Mexican concept or typical brew house. We figured that putting the best of local and world craft beers together with what everyone really wants to eat (real food) that we would be doing something great, something we now say is our motto, our fighting words, our mission; WE FIX HUNGRY!

      Click here to visit Sir Vezas Taco Garage»
    • Broadway Pizza
      Broadway Pizza

      The go to pizza place in Tuscon. Enjoy the freshly handcrafted crust with customizable toppings, ordered to perfection. We are committed to giving your the best pizza with the best customer service!

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    • Good Day Cafe
      Good Day Cafe

      Best fried steak and burgers in town! Awesome service with amazing prices!

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    • The Hungry Fox
      The Hungry Fox

      The Hungry Fox has been family owned and operated since 1964. Some of our original recipes date back over 40 years and are prepared with only the freshest, top-quality ingredients.

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    • Smashburger

      Smashburger is an innovative restaurant concept that is redefining its category by providing a burger experience that combines the superior product, service and atmosphere associated with sit down casual dining and the speed and convenience associated with quick service restaurants. With its hand-crafted menu items ranging from smashed-to-order burgers, hand-spun Haagen-Dazs shakes, chicken sandwiches, salads, and sides made with fresh, premium ingredients and served in less than six minutes, Smashburger is putting the burger back at the center of the consumer dining experience.

      Click here to visit Smashburger»
    • Casa Film Bar
      Casa Film Bar

      Casa Film Bar is a bar within a video store. A place to meet your friends talk about films over some local craft beer, wine, or coffee. We specialize in classics, foreign, documentaries, independent, and today's blockbusters. Come in for the beer and leave with a great truffaut flick or spielberg's jurassic park. We have something for everyone.

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    • El Charro Cafe
      El Charro Cafe

      Established in 1922, El Charro Cafe of Tucson, Arizona is The Nation's Oldest Mexican Restaurant in continuous operation by the same family. Featuring traditional Northern Mexico-Sonoran style and innovative Tucson-style Mexican Food, El Charro Cafe is truly as Gourmet Magazine wrote: "A Taste Explosion".

      Click here to visit El Charro Cafe»
    • Bisbee Breakfast Club
    • Pastiche

      Pastiche is an upscale restaurant in a warm and casual setting. Our American cuisine with world influences features fabulous appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pastas, large entrees, and desserts. Not sure what you are in the mood for? Take advantage of the multitude of half portions and bistro portions available, perfect for sharing and sampling. What restaurant would not be complete without a full bar and eclectic wine list? Well, we have them both!

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    • Charro Steak
      Charro Steak

      America's First Family of Mexican Food proudly brings to life in historic downtown Tucson a culinary vision that has been cooking in their thoughts since way back in 1922 when they first started in business.

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    • Thunder Canyon Brewery
      Thunder Canyon Brewery

      Crafting great beer and food is just part of the equation. Come in and see why TCB is a favorite destination for great food and drinks, great times, and great culture. Come join the TCB family! Passion for great beer and excellent food is just the beginning.

      Click here to visit Thunder Canyon Brewery»