Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Student Success Tips for Rio Waves!

Image of a young graduate on stage, next to Rio Salado mascot Splash standing next to him in graduation attire.  Text: Successful students plan to succeed

This is the time of year when many new students begin their educational journey at Rio Salado College. A warm welcome to all of the new and returning Rio Waves here in Tempe, Arizona and all across the globe! We look forward to helping you achieve academic excellence this fall!

Successful students plan for success-- and ask for help along the way! You stand a better chance of succeeding if you do these things, Rio Waves:

  • Read your class syllabus and understand your responsibilities. 
  • Complete your assignments on time. 
  • Reach out to your instructor if you need help. 
  • Meet with your advisor regularly. 
  • Ask for help when you need it!

snapshot of a YouTube video, animated text: Success Comes to Those Who Plan


Check out these student success videos on our YouTube channel for additional tips!

And don’t hesitate to call on our Academic Advisement and Counseling teams for additional support!


snapshot of rio salado web page for new students.  Students gathered around a help desk at Rio Salado headquarters.  Text: Welcome Students.  A Guide to Help You Get Started with your Classes


New to Rio Salado? Check out our online guide for new students! It’s a step-by-step blueprint that will provide you with a plan for success!