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The next step after reviewing degree programs is to create your account and complete the Student Admissions Application.

Go to the Student Admissions Application portal at to:

  • Create your Maricopa Enterprise ID (also known as MEID)
  • Complete the admission application by adding your personal information
  • Admit yourself to Rio Salado College
  • Select your program of study
  • Select Your Program of Study:

    Candidates in the Educator Preparation Program should follow the steps outlined below when completing their Maricopa application and selecting their appropriate program. Adding the correct program/Academic Career is essential to ensuring that financial aid and other approval documents can be completed in a timely manner.

    • Academic Career = Credit
    • Primary College of Interest = Rio Salado College
    • When do you plan to begin: (Select the semester you will begin taking coursework)
    • Select a PRIMARY reason for attending this college: Take courses for job skills (do not intend to earn a degree or certificate)*
    • Then select your ACADEMIC PLAN:
      • For the Traditional Post Baccalaureate Program Choose from the following (list out all of the names on the app)
        • Teacher Preparation – Traditional Post Bacc - Early Childhood
        • Teacher Preparation – Traditional Post Bacc - Elementary
        • Teacher Preparation – Traditional Post Bacc - Secondary
        • Teacher Preparation – Traditional Post Bacc - Special Education
        • Teacher Preparation – Traditional Post Bacc - Arts
  • Submit proof of your identification and lawful presence (learn more)
Student Admissions Application

Watch this video to learn about the three important online tools you will use as a Rio Salado student.

Need Help?

For assistance with getting admitted, email
or call 480-384-9834.

Access Your MCCCD Student Email

Every MCCCD student is issued a student email account. All official college and district communication, including financial aid, enrollment and password information, is sent to this account. Your email address is your

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