FORGE Communities

FORGE Communities

Every community is different. Different strengths, different challenges, different goals, different people.  

FORGE Communities works alongside organizations and individuals passionate about their local innovation ecosystems, providing support for entrepreneurs and changemakers striving for impact wherever the University of Arizona has a presence. 

Find your FORGE in one of our statewide or on-campus locations. 

Statewide Locations

Roy Place

FORGE at Roy Place

44 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

FORGE at Roy Place hosts weekly events from 9am - 10am, community co-working from 10am - 4pm, and on site mentoring from 10am - 12pm every Thursday.

Register HERE for Thursdays at FORGE

Office Hours:

Thursday: 10am - 12pm

Mentor in Residence: John Achoukian


Phoenix Biomedical campus

FORGE at Phoenix Bioscience Core (PBC)

Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E964A – 475 N. 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (CatCard access)

Visitors please check in at Health Sciences Education Building – 435 N. 5th Street

Office Hours:

(1st and 3rd weeks of the month)

Monday: 3pm - 5pm

Thursday: 10am - 12pm

Mentors in Residence:

Flora Tromelin and Ben Maurey


FORGE at Yuma Academic Center (YAC)

7875 E 24th St #7, Yuma, AZ 85365

Office Hours:

Mondays: 1:30pm -4:00pm

Mentor in Residence:

Randy Nelson

Native FORGE

Native FORGE

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Mentor in Residence:

Rafael Tapia

University of Arizona Campus Locations 

We invite students, faculty, staff, and community members to stop by the FORGE campus locations and get connected to resources, tools, and opportunities to support your entrepreneurial journey.  Our student leaders, staff, and mentors will be available during designated hours or by appointment to do individual or group consultations. Walk-ins always welcome!  We’ll also host exciting events and programs, so be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive details.  

Additionally, we are looking for campus collaborators to help us activate the spaces.  If you have a creative idea for a collaboration, event, or program, let us know.  The spaces are available for reservation by student groups, campus units, and academic departments. 

Resilience FORGE

Resilience FORGE

ENR2 Room S120A (Next to the Slot Canyon Café)

Office Hours:

Monday: 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Mentor in Residence: Pat Hager

Chairs and tables at STEAM FORGE


Electrical and Computer Engineering, Room 234.

Office Hours:

Monday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mentor in residence:

William Waynick

Consumer FORGE

Consumer FORGE

The lobby of McClelland Park

Office Hours:

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 10:30 am