The University of Arizona has a facility clearance, can conduct research in certain facilities at the Secret level, and employs numerous individuals with clearances at the Secret and Top Secret/SCI levels. The University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation (UA-ARC) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit to enable multi-disciplinary research projects with government and industry partners needing classified or other considerations. The university provides organizational compliance and management of special research facilities, including a 14,000 sq. ft. controlled-access facility at the UA Tech Park at The Bridges.
The Refinery is University of Arizona’s hub of innovation and commercialization. The 120,000 sq ft downtown Tuscon location’s security level is CUI+.