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Making a Payment

Your Rio Salado College tuition can be paid in full by phone, in person, online or by regular mail.

Make a Payment by Phone

You can make a payment using your credit or debit card over the phone.  

  • Call the Student Business Services Office at 480-517-8330 to make a payment using:
    • Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover cards

Make a Payment in Person

You can make a payment in person at the Student Business Services Office using:

  • Cash
  • Check - with Rio Salado College noted as the payee
  • Money order
  • Credit card - Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards accepted

Visit the Student Business Services Office, Second FloorTower at Rio2323 W. 14th St.Tempe, AZ 85281

In person or Phone NelNet Payments

Payments set up through NelNet are automatically withdrawn on the fifth day of each month from your bank or charged to your debit/credit card. You can also make your monthly payment plan payment in person or by calling the Student Business Services office. To make a payment plan payment in person or by phone:

  • If your payment plan is set to enable NelNet to automatically withdraw payments from you bank account:
    • Make the in-person payment at least three days before the payment due date
  • If your payment plan is set to enable NelNet to automatically charge your debit or credit card:
    • Make the payment the day before the payment due date

Make a Payment Online

You can make a payment online using:

  • Debit or credit card - Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards accepted
  • e-check - you'll provide routing number and bank account number

Step-by-step instructions for making a payment online

Payment plan payments are also accepted online.

If you pay your fees online using self-service: Be sure to include the $15 registration fee along with your tuition. You may be dropped from your courses for non-payment of the registration fee. Tuition and fees are due 10 days prior to the class start date.

Make a Payment by Mail

You can mail your payment to Rio Salado Student Business Services Office2323 W. 14th St.Tempe, AZ 85281, using any of the following payment methods:

  • Check - with Rio Salado College noted as the payee
  • Credit card - Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards accepted
  • Money order
  • Note: Cash is not accepted by mail. Cash payments are accepted in person at the Rio Salado Student Business Services office