A comprehensive guide to Rio Salado College's courses, policies, academic information, and more.
Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Based on the continuously evolving status surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all online courses will continue as scheduled and all in-person and hybrid classes are now postponed through Sunday, April 5, 2020. The latest updates can be found at www.maricopa.edu/coronavirus.
America's Online Community College™ Catalog
The Rio Salado College catalog is printed annually and is archived & viewable online. In addition to detailing all our current courses, the catalog also contains information about the college's mission, areas of study, tuition, financial services, educational partnerships, student support services, policies, and registration. Graduation requirements for Associate degrees are determined according to the catalog that was in effect at the time of a student's initial enrollment, so be sure to consult our archived catalogs if you enrolled in Rio in the past.
The college reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.
Interested in enrolling in our Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 classes? Keep an eye on our class schedule page—dates for Summer and Fall classes will be available starting February 18, and you'll be able to begin registering for Summer and Fall classes on March 2. Our Summer classes kick off on May 4 while our Fall classes begin on August 24.
Are you new to online learning? Looking to dip your feet in before diving into the Rio wave? See what it’s like to take an online class at America’s Online Community College™ with a free sample course.