When it opened in September 1964, the Douglas Campus represented the pioneering spirit of a new college. The site between Douglas and Bisbee was selected as the most practical for serving the major population centers of the time. Today, this traditional campus is home to a number of academic buildings that house classrooms, faculty and staff offices, and computer labs, as well as a full-service library, an aviation program with its own airport, residence halls, athletic facilities, and a cafeteria. It is often considered the most scenic Cochise College location.
Douglas Rides bus service schedule, connecting Douglas, Cochise College Douglas Campus and Bisbee:
4190 West Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-6190
Douglas Campus Map (PDF) (click on map for building legends)
Your destination is:
4190 West Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-2317
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We are located eight miles west of Douglas in the southeast corner of Arizona near the border with Mexico. We are 11 miles east of Bisbee. The climate is dry and moderately hot, with temperatures ranging from 30 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter.
The closest commercial airport to Cochise College is Tucson International Airport. It is located 125 miles (202 km) from the College. Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix is 225 miles (360 km) from the College. A travel agent at your point of origin can assist you in making travel arrangements from Tucson or Phoenix.
You cannot be admitted into the U.S. more than 30 days before your classes begin. When traveling, do not carry large amounts of cash. You can open a bank account in a nearby town when you arrive and have money wired to the account. Some students pay for their college fees with Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards.
(800) 966-7943, Ext. 4046 or Ext. 4038
Once you arrive in Tucson, you need to take the Douglas Shuttle the remaining 125 miles to Cochise College. Do not take a taxi from the airport to Cochise College. This would cost you $150 or more.
Tucson to Cochise College, Douglas
At the Tucson airport, collect baggage and take a taxi to the Douglas Shuttle office, 3312 S. 6th Ave., Tucson. The price of the taxi to the shuttle office is about $12. The shuttle office will make arrangements to bring you to the College. Shuttle office hours are 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Please make sure your plane arrives in Tucson before the last shuttle of the day. One-way fare to Douglas is $25.
|Departs Tucson||Departs Phoenix|
|9:30 a.m.||7:00 a.m.|
|11:30 a.m.||9:00 a.m.|
|3:30 p.m.||1:30 p.m.|
|7:00 p.m.||4:30 p.m.|
The shuttle in Phoenix will pick you up at the airport if you call to make reservations. You will have to tell them the airline you are flying and flight arrival time. There is a $5 airport pickup fee, plus the $30 one-way fare to Douglas.
Shuttle service from Phoenix
2827 W. Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ
Cochise College provides accessible educational opportunities that are responsive to a diverse population and lead to constructive citizenship, meaningful careers and lifelong learning.
Spring & Fall
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Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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