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Celebrating Independence Day

Statue of Liberty in front of fireworks.  Text: Closed July 2-5 in observance of Independence Day

Happy Birthday, America! Rio Salado and the Maricopa Community Colleges will be closed July 2-5 in observance of Independence Day.

We hope you take pause to reflect on and celebrate the meaning of this holiday and your independence.

Independence Day commemorates the day the 1776 Continental Congress approved the final wording of our Declaration of Independence. Learn more about the history of Independence Day at

Services normally available 24/7 such as RioLearn, Technology Support Helpdesk, Ask a Librarian and will remain available.

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