How to Join RISEy Sign Up for Classes RISE Winter 2014 Catalog


Are you a RISE Member?

Now you can register for classes online!


If you are a member of RISE you can now enjoy the convenience registering for classes in the comfort of your home.


If you already have a Username and Password just SIGN IN by clicking the blue button above. (Check the latest catalog for directions on finding your username and password.)


If you cannot find this information and you have paid for your current membership please call 480-377-4262 or 480-377-4296  and ask for your username and password - then go online and sign up for your classes. It's easy and convenient!


Click here for information on how to become a RISE member.



Mission Statement

RISE Learning for Life, a part of Rio Salado College, offers adult residents of Maricopa County the opportunity to enrich their lives through membership in an educational organization that is dedicated to lifelong learning.

RISE provides diverse classes, reflecting the wishes of the membership, which are led by volunteers with expertise in their respective fields.



  • Provide Lifelong Learning for adult Maricopa County residents.
  • Offer forums for the exchange of ideas and knowledge through classes, informal extra-curricular groups, special and social groups.
  • Increase membership and participation in RISE.
  • Increase the diversity of membership and curriculum.
  • Increase the viability of the website.
  • Increase the public's awareness of RISE Learning for Life.








For an important note from the RISE Coordinator, please click on RISE NEWS above.



When classes resume on January 12, please bring a sweater or a jacket; the air conditioning

seems to be working overtime

and many of our members might be chilly.




In the Winter catalog, the following classes are FILLED with no more available seating:

202, 203, 209, 219, 222, 223, 235, 240, 249, 260, 270



In the Winter catalog, if you are trying to register online for Western and Central Turkey, the correct number for this class is #280.  We apologize for any inconvenience.




Please remember that the Lifelong Learning Center campus will be closed from Monday, December 22 through Friday, January 2. NO RISE STAFF WILL BE WORKING DURING THAT TIME. We encourage you to register online during that period.  Have a wonderful, safe, enjoyable holiday!



RISE classes throughout the fall, winter, and spring semesters follow seven learning tracks:










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