How to Join RISEy Sign Up for Classes RISE Spring 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 the latest Coordinator's Newsletter, click on RISE NEWS!



Special RISE Summer Series: World War I with Mike Dubin.

No pre-registration required. 

July 29 session: Illusions, Behind German Lines, Over There

August 5 session: Over Here, the Air War, Promised Lands



The summer movie series continues:

The next movie:  July 31 at 10 am: Groundhog Day

Our movie on August 7: Fargo



The fall catalog will be published right around Labor Day - look for it in your mailbox. Please ensure that your 2014-2015 dues have been paid. If you have not paid your dues, you will be unable to register for fall classes.



Yes, our website is undergoing some re-construction - if you don't see the summer catalog here, feel free to come into RISE and pick up a hard copy.  We appreciate your patience as we work through some of our 'glitches.'



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










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