STUDENTS NEW TO DUAL ENROLLMENT
Students new to dual enrollment (DE) must be admitted to Rio Salado college before they can register for their DE classes. To complete the admissions process please complete the three steps below. If you have trouble with any of the steps please contact Rio Salado’s Dual Enrollment department at (480) 517-8080.
STEP #1: Complete the First Time Dual Enrollment Application
Click here to complete the First Time Dual Enrollment Application to Rio Salado College
Tip: Once you submit your completed application, you will receive your:
- Student ID
- MEID (your username)
- Password & Security Question
Be sure to save and know this information for future use and to register for your dual enrollment courses in August 2022.
Please allow 15-30 minutes between finishing step #1 and completing step #’s 2 & 3.
STEP #2: Upload a Copy of Your Heritage ID and Birth CertificateID & Residency: http://learnatrio.com/IDAUTH (Upload a color copy of Heritage School ID and birth certificate)
Step #3: Complete the Parent/Guardian Permission/Financial Responsibility Form
Parent/Guardian Form: https://learnatrio.com/FinancialConsent
PLEASE NOTE: It may take 3-5 business days for your admissions paperwork to be processed. You will NOT be able to register for your DE classes until all admissions steps are completed.
DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSE REGISTRATION
DE CLASS NUMBERS
The 2022-2023 DE course section numbers will be updated before the start of the 2022-2023 school year. I will post a copy of the course section numbers at that time.
The Tuition Assistance Application for the 2022-2023 will be available in March 2022.
Approved applicants will be awarded up to 9 credits or $780 to use toward their dual enrollment courses per year.
Earn an Associate in Arts (AA), an Associate in General Studies (AGS), an Associate of Science (AS), or Arizona General Education Certificate (AGEC A) at Heritage Academy
The Heritage Academy Dual Enrollment Program allows students the opportunity to earn college credit for specific college-level courses taught at Heritage Academy during regular school hours. All scholars are eligible to participate in the DE program beginning their Freshman year of high school.
Read about it from a Scholar’s perspective!
This past year Heritage Academy had 76 seniors from Gateway (38), Mesa (31), and Laveen (7) who have earned their Associates through Rio. That is over 27% of Rio’s entire DE graduates in AZ!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Meet with your Heritage Academy College Advisor, Gregory McCambridge, to select the appropriate courses. To schedule an appointment click here.
Then begin the Admissions Process with Rio Salado College and complete all 3 parts below.
- Upload BOTH your Heritage ID card AND Birth Certificate here.
- Complete the Under 18/Financial Consent form here.
- Complete the “Critical Reading and Critical Thinking Placement” exam here.
- Go to the website and login to your “Student Center” with your MEID & password
- Select “Add a Class”, then the correct term
- Enter your 5-digit section number for EACH of your dual enrollment eligible courses
Course section numbers can be found under “Participating Schools“
Call Rio Salado for assistance 480-517-8080
Upload BOTH the scholar’s photo ID AND birth certificate. Be sure there are no glares and that you can see the edges of the document. Student Identity Verification Form.
Call the Rio Salado Help Desk 480-517-8600
Go to my.maricopa.edu and log in to your “Student Center” using your MEID and password. Your classes should be listed on the opening page.
If you officially drop a class prior to the refund deadline, you may be eligible for a refund. You will need to contact the Cashier’s Office at (480) 517-8334 to request the refund.
Due to Covid-19, placement will be determined by teacher recommendation.
Dual Enrollment credits generally transfer with ease to Arizona’s three public Universities. Go to aztransfer.com and check the “Course Equivalency Link” under the “Tools” tab to see how your DE courses transfer within AZ.
If you are planning on attending a private university or an out-of-state university, please check with that institution to see how credits transfer.
Go to your “Student Center” at my.maricopa.edu
Use your MEID and password to log in.
In the “Academics” section of your Student Center, click the white drop-down menu.
Select “Official Transcript” or “Unofficial Transcript,” and click the arrow.
Follow the directions on screen to complete the process.
Transcripts within the Maricopa Community College District are free; transcripts sent outside the Community College District cost $5 each.