Applying for Graduation

Applications are due March 1, 2014.  Download the Graduation application (PDF).

Mail your application and payment to:
Student Enrollment Services
Rio Salado College
2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281

Application and payment will also be accepted in person by Student Enrollment Services at RSC Tempe. If you have questions please call 480-517-8156.

Cap & Gown Information

Students who participate in the ceremony must wear the official royal blue cap, gown and 2014 tassel.

The commencement fee of $25 pays for the student's attire (cap, gown, tassel) and diploma cover. Students may pick up their graduation attire and tickets in the Tower Building at RSC Tempe. Pick-up dates have not yet been announced. Please check back.

Please Note: Cap, gown, and tassles will NOT be available at the venue. In order to participate in the ceremony, students must pick up their attire at RSC Tempe. Balloons are not allowed inside Comerica Theatre. Tickets are also not required for this event.  It is an open event for the graduates, family, and friends of Rio Salado College.  In the event graduates would like to bring more than 15 guests, please indicate this request on your graduation application form.

Phi Theta Kappa Members

To purchase a gold stole and tassel to wear the night of commencement, please order directly from Recognition Services at Phi Theta Kappa International.


Please call 480-517-8156 or email