Monday, August 22, 2011

Support Links for New and Returning Students

Although Rio Salado College offers 48 start dates a year, quite a few of the college’s students still adhere to traditional semesters. For many Rio Salado students starting classes this week, the following resources may come in handy.

Student Resources

Career Planning: Online self-serve career planning and in-person career counseling are both available.

Bookstore: Textbooks, supplies and Rio Salado College apparel. Text books rentals are also available.

Testing Centers: Learn about exam proctoring and testing guidelines, or find a testing location near you.

Tutoring: Tutoring is available in-person, over the phone, and online.

Social Resources

Rio Lounge: Rio’s exclusive online social network helps students build a connection to the Rio Salado College experience. Chat with fellow students, get updates on Rio Salado news and events, form a study group or post items for sale.

Rio on Facebook: Connecting students, parents, alumni, and faculty members with news and information of interest to the extended Rio Salado College community.

Rio on Twitter: Quick, timely updates on a variety of topics relevant to Rio Salado College.

Rio on YouTube: Browse through videos with titles ranging from The Rio Salado College Story and Sustainable Food Systems to How to Lose the Freshman 15 and Binary Hand Dance.

Library Resources

Online Library: Quick access to a variety of library resources.

Txt a Librarian, Ask a Librarian, Email the Library Staff: Help with research and library tools.

Online Writing Lab: Support for a variety of writing projects.

How Do I...? Video Series: How-to videos for a variety of library tools.

Ebooks: Rio Salado offers two general e-book collections and three reference collections.