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Getting Started at Rio


To help you get started on your academic journey at Rio Salado College, we have created a New Student Checklist. The checklist serves as a step-by-step guide to Rio Salado, and will help you plan your educational goals. Each step provides an overview of important student information. One of the final steps is to take the New Student Orientation class that will introduce you to RioLearn, our online learning platform. Together, these tools will help you take the next step and be a successful college student!

About Rio Salado College

  • Established in 1978
  • One of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges
  • Largest online public community college in the nation
  • Serves nearly 70,000 students annually
  • Offers 600+ online classes and 100+ programs
President Bustamante
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