RioLearn gives you everything you need to thrive at Rio. Once you log in, you’ll be able to access your online classes, lessons, syllabus and gradebook, and connect with student services. You can communicate with your instructors and track your progress with RioCompass, a program our advisors use to create individualized semester plans for each student.
RioLearn is designed with convenience and flexibility in mind. RioLearn makes it a breeze to study whenever and wherever you want. To get started on RioLearn, you'll need to use your MEID number. If you don't have a MEID set up yet, you can create one here.
You can send a message to your instructor in the Message Center, from your course homepage, through your grade book or from the course quick look.
In the Message Center: click the "Compose New" button in the top left corner of the page, select a class from the drop-down menu, click your instructor's name to highlight it, and then click the arrow to move your instructor's name to the "selected recipients" field.
In your Course Homepage: click the "Send Message" link under your instructor's name in the Contact Your Instructor section found in the middle of the page. Your instructor's name will automatically populate in the To field.
In your Gradebook: click the "Send Message" tab at the far right of the gray navigation bar. Your instructor's name will automatically populate in the To field.
From your Course Quick Look: click the "Message" icon next to your instructor's name.
Yes. If you are contacting your instructor regarding your Rio Salado College class, you should use the Message Center. Rio Salado College is not responsible for lost messages sent through other communication methods such as email or text.
No. Message Center messages are exclusively for course-related communication among students, instructors and faculty chairs. In some classes, you may be encouraged to interact with classmates using a class discussion board. You may also connect with Rio Salado students using the RioLounge community on Google+.
You will be notified of new messages in two ways. First, when you are signed in to RioLearn, the "message" icon at the top of the page will display a new message counter. You will also receive an email notification in your student Gmail account letting you know you have a new message.
For the purpose of your student experience at Rio Salado College, email refers to electronic communication sent to you through your student Gmail account. This may include promotional materials, student surveys, announcements, notifications and other important information. Messages are course-related communication between you and your instructor that is delivered to your RioLearn Message Center.
Message Center messages are limited to course-specific communication between you and your instructors. You will not receive promotional materials, unrelated notifications or surveys in your Message Center. In other words, you do not to have to worry about trying to find a message that's been buried in a pile of spam.
Yes. Rio Salado College and the Maricopa County Community College District will still use your student Gmail account to contact you. This means student surveys, financial aid notifications, and other important information will still be delivered to your student Gmail address. The RioLearn Message Center is ONLY for course-related communication. Note: The email icon in RioLearn does not include a new email counter. Students are encouraged to check their Maricopa student Gmail account at least once a day.
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