Maria Radostits, College Advisor
To set up an appointment scan the QR code below.
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.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: You will need to select Fall 2021 for the term.
DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSE REGISTRATION
Scholars, you will be registering for your dual enrollment (DE) courses the first or second week of school. I will visit with each classroom and give you instructions on how to register for your DE courses. Please DO NOT register early. You must have your MEID and password to register. More information regarding registration for your 2021-2022 DE courses will be coming over the summer.
DE COURSE SECTION NUMBERS
In order to register for the correct DE courses you will need to use the course section numbers specific to Heritage Academy. Click on the “Heritage Academy Gateway Course List” link below for a complete list of DE courses Heritage offers, along with the instructor and section number for the course. Do NOT use the course number, i.e. MAT142, to register for your classes, instead use the section number, 25185.
Tuition Assistance Application for the 2021-2022 School Year is Now Open!
Maricopa Grant Applications for Tuition Assistance for the 2021-2022 school year are now available. Approved applications will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis up to 9 credits ($780). May 31 is the priority deadline. See application link below.
Applicant’s must demonstrate “financial need” as defined by the US Department and Human Services Poverty Guidelines.
All applications must include:
- All applicants must be fully admitted to Rio Salado College (no charge for this).
New students: Get admitted to Rio Salado
- Signatures of both student and parent
- Copy of 2020 federal tax form 1040 (no extensions considered) OR
- Award letter of household member’s participation in any of the following benefits programs: Free or Reduced Lunch, Supplemental Social Security, Food Stamps, TANF, WIC or AHCCCS.
Complete and Submit Application
If you encounter difficulties with the e-form, please call the Rio Salado Dual Enrollment Office at 480-517-8080.
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. See the links below for suggested pathways to your Associate degrees.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Meet with your Heritage Academy College Advisor, Maria Radostits, to select the appropriate courses. To schedule an appointment click here.
- 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 “Spring 2021” 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
Yes, you can only apply between March and July of 2021 or as determined by Rio Salado College. Approved applications will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Up to 9 DE credits ($780) including the $15 registration fee is covered with tuition assistance per year. Applicant’s must demonstrate “financial need” as defined by the US Department and Human Services Poverty Guidelines. See website for details.
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.