Sunday, April 30, 2017

Commencement Countdown - 3 Days Until Grad!

Image of Rio Salado mascot Splash in cap and gown

We look forward to celebrating the achievements of our Rio Waves at the 2017 Commencement on Wednesday, May 3. 

Rio Salado College Commencement
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Comerica Theatre 400 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85003

Parking is available for $10 at the 305 Garage located at 305 W. Washington Street. Cash, credit and debit cards are accepted. There are also several Light rail stops near Comerica Theatre. For further details, visit

Caps, Gowns & Tassels
Students can pick up their caps and gowns between now and noon on Wednesday, May 3, at Rio Salado College, 2323 W. 14th Street in Tempe. For more information, contact Eric Wibbing at 480-517-8156 or

Photographs & DVDs
grad badge of splash in cap and gown with text: Rio Salado Graduate 2017GradImages will take photographs of graduates receiving their diplomas and when they exit the stage. Proofs of these photos will be made available at and can also be purchased directly from GradImages by calling 800-261-2576. Please email inquiries to

DVDs of the commencement ceremony can be purchased for $20. Orders must be prepaid by commencement day. A Rio Salado College representative will be on-hand at the ceremony to take orders.

For more information about Rio Salado’s Commencement, please refer to this Fact Sheet or

Share your stories, smiles, and celebrations using #RioGrad #RioWaves or by using our Snapchat filter at Comerica Theatre on Wednesday. Feel free to download our Grad Badges for sharing on social media, too. We are excited to see you there!