Showing posts with label RSCLocations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label RSCLocations. Show all posts

Monday, July 25, 2016

Rio Salado Northern Closed Due to Power Outage

Attention: the Rio Salado Northern location is closed until further notice due to a power outage.

For testing services please call 480-517-8560.

We will keep you posted about updates as they become available.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Rio Salado Downtown Power Restored


We are happy to announce APS has restored power to the Rio Salado Downtown location.  

We plan to resume normal business hours on Monday. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Rio Salado Downtown Closed due to Power Outage

Attention, we are closing the Rio Salado Downtown location until further notice due to a power outage. We will share updates as soon as possible. 

Please call the Rio Salado College main line at 480-517-8000 for assistance.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Reminder About Friday Summer Closures

As a reminder, most Rio Salado locations and services are closed on Fridays during the summer. 

The following services will be available:


We will resume regular hours beginning August 15.

Please visit this web page for links and details about closures and special service hours for each location.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Summer Friday Closures Begin May 20!

Image of Rio Salado mascot Splash in summer wear, holding a beach ball.
Summer is right around the corner! In an effort to take advantage of cost-saving, energy benefits during the slower summer months, most Maricopa Community Colleges and Rio Salado locations and services will be closed on Fridays, May 20 - Aug. 12.  

The following Rio Salado services will be available during the Friday closures:

We will resume regular hours beginning August 15.

Please visit this web page for links and details about closures and special service hours for each location.

Students are encouraged to use self-serve enrollment options at My.Maricopa.edu.

We hope this does not pose an inconvenience for you!

Friday, March 11, 2016

Rio Salado Avondale Power Outage

Attention, Rio Salado Avondale and the surrounding area are experiencing a power outage.  

APS estimates that power will be restored later tonight.

As a result, the Avondale location and Testing Center will be closed for the rest of the day. 

We will provide updates as soon as they're available.

The location cannot field calls. If you have an inquiry that requires immediate attention, please call the Rio Salado main line: 480-517-8000.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Spring Break is Near! March 17-18!

Image of college mascot splash in baseball uniform, in a field of wildflowers.

Springtime is here! That means spring training games, spring wildflowers... and Spring Break! WooHoo! 

Rio Salado and the Maricopa Community Colleges will be closed for Spring Break, Thursday - Friday, March 17 - 18. 

Services normally available 24/7 such as our Technology Support Helpdesk and Ask a Librarian will remain available. Visit this web page for the latest updates about college closures.

Please take note that some Rio Salado departments at the Tempe headquarters will have special office hours preceding the break, Monday - Wednesday, March 14-16:


Admissions: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Advisement: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Bookstore: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cashier's Office: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Financial Aid: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Library: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tutoring: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday, March 19 Services Available:
The Rio Salado Testing Centers at Northern and the Tempe headquarters will be open Saturday, March 19 for regular business hours. The Tempe Computer Lab and Tutoring centers will be open 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

We hope you'll take this time to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy a seventh-inning stretch before finals! 

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

RSC Lifelong Learning Center Closed

Attention, the RSC Lifelong Learning Center in Surprise is closed for the rest of the day, Tuesday, Feb. 9 due to a city water main break. 
 
The facility will remain closed until the City of Surprise completes repairs. 

We will keep you posted with details as soon as they become available.

Thank you for your patience.

Presidents' Day Closure, Monday Feb. 15

image of mount rushmore

Rio Salado and the Maricopa Community Colleges will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in honor of Presidents' Day.

Services normally available 24/7 such as our Technology Support Helpdesk and Ask a Librarian will remain available. Visit this web page for the latest updates about college closures.


image of Carter, Clinton, Obama and Bush 42

Explore the colorful history of our nation's presidents by visiting these White House and History web sites, where you'll find biographies, videos, trivia and more.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Special Service Hours for Thanksgiving Week!

fall leaves: Happy Thanksgiving

Rio Salado College and the Maricopa Community Colleges will be closed Thursday – Sunday, November 26-29 to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

Some Rio Salado locations, services and testing centers will be available on Saturday, November 28.

Please also take note of special hours of service for locations Monday - Wednesday, November 23-25. Most offices will be closing at 5 p.m
.

We will resume regular business hours on Monday, November 30.

Please visit this web page for details about closures and special hours of service for each of our locations.

We hope you enjoy a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Veterans Day Closure, Nov. 11

Rio Salado and the Maricopa Community Colleges will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. 

Normal business hours will resume Thursday, Nov. 12.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Free Workshops for Parents Beginning Oct. 10

Image from flier: Father taking care of an infant in a crib.  Text: Rio Salado College and the Communiversity at Queen Creek Host Parenting Workshops

Rio Salado College’s Early Childhood and Human Development Program and Shining Stars Learning Center will present a series of free community workshops for parents at the Communiversity at Queen Creek. Workshops take place monthly from October 2015 - April 2016.

These non-credit classes are based on a training program developed by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning at Vanderbilt University, which promotes the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers, and school readiness by the age of five.

program flier, text is the same as blog.Saturday Workshops
10a.m. - 12p.m.

2015

Oct. 10 - Making Connection
Nov. 14 - Making it Happen
Dec. 12 - Why Do Children Do What They Do?

2016
Jan. 9 - Recognizing and Dealing with Childhood Trauma
Feb. 20 - Teach Me What to Do!
Mar. 12 - Facing the Challenge (Part 1)
Apr. 9 - Facing the Challenge (Part 2)



Participants will earn a two-hour training certificate upon completion of each class. The classes meet Arizona’s Children Association and A Place to Call Home training requirements.

Image of Shining Stars Learning Center front door and staff.
Classes are free and open to the public.

Register online with Shining Stars Learning Center at www.sslcaz.com or call (480) 888-9545.

Interested in taking your education a step further? Learn how Rio Salado can help you earn a degree in Early Childhood Administration and Management.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Monday, August 10, 2015

In-Person Classes at Luke Air Force Base


Take advantage of Rio Salado's in-person classes and testing services at its Luke Air Force Base location!

Classes are open to any students, 16 years of age or older, who meet the class prerequisites (regardless of military affiliation), and to residents granted base clearance.

Testing services include CLEP & DSST exams in addition to the Air Force COOL credential through Pearson VUE. GI Bill-eligible veterans can use their benefits to get reimbursed for the testing fees associated with certification exams that lead to industry-recognized credentials.

Interested students should contact the Luke AFB office at 480-377-4010 in order to enroll in courses and arrange for a base pass. The list of courses can be viewed here.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

New Summer Hours May 18 – Aug. 14

Image of Rio Salado employee wearing a Rio Salado sweatshirt.
Rio Salado College will implement a new summer hour schedule that includes Friday college wide closures, beginning May 18 and ending August 14.

All college locations and services will be closed on Fridays except the following:
  • Testing Centers at Tempe, Northern, the Communiversity at Surprise
    and the Communiversity at Queen Creek
  • RSC Tempe: Technology Helpdesk phone support, KJZZ, KBACH and Sun Sounds
Please note, the Rio Salado Library in Tempe will also be closed on Saturdays during this time.

We will resume week-long operations on Aug. 17.

This new schedule will provide cost-saving, energy benefits during slower summer months. We hope this does not pose an inconvenience for you. 

We encourage you to use self-serve options at My.maricopa.edu. 

Please visit our locations pages for additional details about college closures.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

We're Hiring! Part-Time Call Center Positions

Image af a Rio Salado employee looking at camera, behind her are Rio Salado students.

Rio Salado College is hiring part-time employees to join its Institutional Advancement Call Center team!

Job duties include assisting students with basic information about admission, registration and financial aid and outbound calling.

We encourage Rio Salado students to apply.

The ideal candidate will be customer-focus oriented, possess excellent written, verbal and listening skills, communicate policies and procedures with extreme attention to detail, and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Interested in learning more? Read the full job description.

Visit Rio Salado's Employment Page for details about all part-time and full time opportunities.

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

RSC Northern Testing Closed April 2

image of Rio Salado Testing Center

The Rio Salado Testing Center at Northern will be closed Thursday, April 2 for maintenance. 

Testing services will resume on Friday, April 3.

Please visit our other testing centers if you need to schedule an exam on April 2. 

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

EVVEC and RSC Southern Remain Closed 3/18

UPDATE: Due to the earlier situation in Mesa, the Rio Salado College Southern location and EVVEC will remain closed today, Wednesday, March 18.  

Keep your contact information updated in my.maricopa.edu – especially mobile devices and e-mail addresses – to benefit fully from the Maricopa Emergency Messaging System (MEMS) Alert system.  Manage your alerts through Rave here.