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Admissions, Records and Registration

Save Your Place in Line

You can save your place in line before you arrive at Rio Salado Tempe by texting RioTempe to (480) 405-1710 or Access QLess Here

By signing up for QLess service I agree to receive text messages about my place in line and the QLess service.
You can submit your identity verification documents to Rio Salado College using e-forms.
Learn more

Rio Salado College's Admissions, Records and Registration department can assist you with these activities:

  • Admissions
  • Registration
  • Obtaining transcripts
  • Determining residency for tuition
  • Verifying student identity
  • Verification of prior education
  • Prerequisites Approvals
  • Graduation

Become a Student

Request information about attending Rio Salado

The Rio Salado College Catalog contains helpful student-related information and college policies and procedures.

Open Admissions Policy

Rio Salado College has an open admissions policy. Anyone in one of the following categories can attend:

  • A graduate of a high school that is accredited by a regional accrediting association, or
  • At least 18 years of age and demonstrates evidence of potential success in community college, or
  • Eligible and qualified high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, or
  • Transfer student in good standing from another college or university, or
  • High school equivalency diploma (GED®) holder