Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Saturday Aug. 18 Back to School Services for You!

Rio Mascot Splash standing in the middle of school imagery like pencils, pens, apples, rulers and a clock.  Text: Back to Shcool

The back-to-school rush is almost here! To help with the increased demands during this busy time, the Rio Salado Tempe headquarters will provide the following student services on Saturday, Aug. 18, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Bookstore will also be open 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Visit our online listings for more details about important dates, closures and extended service hours.

Peak season starts in early August and continues through September. Here are a few tips to help you avoid lines and hold times on the phone:

Splash sitting at a desk with a computer

Avoid calling during peak times, like Monday mornings. Please click here for suggested times to call. 

Take advantage of self-serve options like the financial aid steps and to-do list

Come prepared before you meet with an advisor by reviewing your program at

Visit for a step-by-step guide on getting started at Rio Salado. 

Welcome back, Rio Waves! Here’s to a successful fall 2018!