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Important Registration Forms

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Admissions & Registration

  • Arizona Out-of-County Resident Affidavit (PDF)
    Maricopa Community Colleges and other established districts in the state may admit students from any area of this state that is not a part of an established community college district on the same conditions as residents.
  • Declaration of No Degree Form (PDF)
    This document is used when, in the Admissions Application, students accidentally select they currently have a degree and would like their record to show they do not have a previous degree. Please note: this document must be notarized, and previous transcripts may be required to verify information.
  • Lawful Presence
    All students living in Arizona must provide proof of lawful presence in the United States for tuition purposes. Lawful presence is established by completing a Student Declaration Form and submitting appropriate documentation.
  • Teacher Waiver
    An individual may be eligible for an exemption of non-resident tuition for approved courses if such a person is an employee of a school district in AZ and is under contract to teach on a full-time basis or employed as a full-time, non-certified classroom aide at a school within that school district. Complete the form and, then, submit the form along with required supporting documents by clicking here.
  • MCCCD Domicile Affidavit
    A one-year residency requirement is enforced in order for a student to be classified as an in-state student for tuition purposes. There are two forms to choose from: Independent Student or Dependent Student (dependents of parent or spouse).
  • Student Information Form (PDF)
    Want to become a student? Fill out this form. No application fees.
  • Student Declaration Form (PDF)
    Only those with a lawful presence in the U.S. may qualify for Maricopa County Community College District scholarships or federal financial aid. Any information you provide about your legal status when you apply for financial aid or scholarships may be subject to mandatory reporting to federal immigration authorities under Arizona law, A.R.S. §§1-501,1-502.
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (150% of Arizona in-state tuition)
    Students who are residents of a WUE state (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) are eligible to apply
  • Under 18 Financial Responsibility and Consent
    As part of the admissions process, and prior to enrolling in courses, all students under the age of 18 must have consent from a responsible party as proof of financial responsibility and for approval of text messaging and automated communication. This form will be required one time for the student by the parent/guardian until they turn 18.


  • FERPA & College Records
    The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. Rio Salado College complies with these requirements.

    To authorize the release of your educational records please download and complete the Student Information Release Authorization form and fax to (480) 377-4780. Please allow 3-5 business for processing. Download Release Form (PDF)
  • Petition for Semester Overload
  • Refund Exception
  • Request for Complete Withdrawal from all Courses (Dynamic Form)
  • Student Information Correction Request
    Complete this form to request a name and/or address correction. For legal name changes you must upload documentation or a scanned image of government Photo ID with the new name. Address and contact info can also be corrected via the Student Center at
  • Transcript Requests
    Unofficial transcripts, or transcripts sent within the Maricopa County Community College District, are free of charge. Official transcripts are $5 each.
  • Verification/Certification Request
    Request verification for dates of attendance, major, GPA and registration status.
  • Repeated Course Petition Form (Dynamic Form)
    Students who wish to improve a previously earned grade may repeat a course within the Maricopa Community Colleges up to three times after the initial attempt, to improve a lower grade. Use this form to request the higher grade earned on the repeated course be used toward calculation of your grade point average.

If you have any questions about the records forms above, please email us at

Documents needed for Advisement

  • Prerequisite Verification Request Form (Dynamic Form)
    Individuals who have successfully completed courses at other U.S. regionally accredited universities and colleges and/or ACE evaluated programs and credits who would like to enroll in a Rio Salado class which requires a prerequisite must request an evaluation of these courses.
  • Transcript Evaluation Form (Dynamic Form)
    Individuals who have successfully completed courses at other U.S. regionally accredited universities and colleges and/or ACE evaluated programs and credits should request an evaluation of these courses for the purpose of establishing equivalency with Rio Salado College. Upon completion of the unofficial evaluation, you will be sent an email with a link to RioCompass which contains your check sheet and unofficial evaluation results.

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