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Complete Pre-Registration Requirements

To complete the registration process, students must complete the following documentation and verifications.

Documents & Verifications

Proof of Lawful Presence

In order to be eligible for in-state tuition rates, Arizona residents must verify lawful presence in the United States and meet residency requirements. Financial aid students must also submit lawful presence documentation. Click here for eligible documentation.

Arizona state law allows veterans and certain dependents to claim automatic in-state residency if they have lived in Arizona for less than a year. To find out if you’re eligible, please contact the Veterans Services office at 480-517-8153.

Identity Verification

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To verify your identity, submit a color copy (scanned) of your valid driver’s license to the college. Your driver’s license must have been issued AFTER 1996. Note: Cell phone photos are not accepted. For more information on other ID forms accepted and how to submit online, see our Student Identity Verification page.

Prior Education Verification

To verify your prior education, have your official high school, GED and/or college transcripts sent to:

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Rio Salado College
A&R/Transcript Processing
2323 W. 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

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Be sure to check your official Maricopa student email account for important messages and “To Do” list items.

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