If you are looking to be your own boss after you graduate, then you should check out the CO+HOOTS Institute for Entrepreneurship at BenU Mesa. Students will get to partner with CO+HOOTS, Arizona's largest coworking space, to create connections and contacts while learning how to grow, sustain and launch their own business. 



The success of entrepreneurs is heavily dependent on the environment that supports them. Learn what the CO+HOOTS Institute of Entrepreneurship will provide our students who are interested in being their own boss and starting a business. 

Expert Educators

Surrounded by fellow entrepreneurs, plus our expert faculty and staff advisors, students will be able to engage in hands on learning experiences from some of the nation's fastest scaling companies --> Did you know that Uber started at CO+HOOTS??

Innovative Workspace

CO+HOOTS' new Mesa office will be located right in Gillett Hall! It's built for collaboration and functions as a living breathing support structure for entrepreneurs.

Immersive Training

The Institute's applied learning model takes students through real projects in the community. A student will go through the process of identifying a problem, building a solution, launching that solution and scaling it. 

A Resource Hub

Pop into one of the CO+HOOTS 50+ speaker sessions or search their robust online learning platform to find solutions, tools and resources to help you move through business challenges as they come up.

Advisor Networks

Experts from around the Valley have joined the CO+HOOTS Advisor Network to support emerging entrepreneurs. Have some accounting questions for your business? Need a graphic designer? Search our database to find an expert and schedule a time to chat. It's that simple. 

Ongoing Support & Guidance

Regular check-ins and guidance from BenU Mesa faculty and staff plus the CO+HOOTS entrepreneur-in-residence leaders will support every student’s learning style.

This is a big deal. … CO+HOOTS cultivating a new coworking community and BenU students gaining insight into starting a business will add depth to our growing innovation district in Mesa.” - Mayor John Giles

“We’re proud to be able to help bring CO+HOOTS to downtown Mesa’s Innovation District and we are excited to witness the impact they will bring to the students of Benedictine University Mesa." -  CEO of BenU Mesa, Kevin Broeckling

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