Admitted Students

Welcome to Rio Grande!

We are so excited you’ve decided to join the Rio family! As you are preparing for fall, be sure to schedule an appointment with your Student Success Coach. You’ll schedule your fall classes during this in-person or virtual appointment and get important information next steps. See below to determine who you need to meet with to schedule your classes. 

Campus MapCourse Listings Student Handbook

2022-23 Academic Catalog 2022-23 Tuition & Fees

Student Success Coaches

Our Success Coaches help you navigate your college journey. 

Student Success Coach Marcus at bridge
Students with Arts & Sciences Majors/ Undecided

Marcus Illingworth

Students Majoring in:

• Ag (Meat Science)
• Biology
• Biochemistry
• Chemistry
• Communications
• English
• Environmental Science
• Fine Arts
• General Studies
• History
• Mathematics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Wildlife Conservation
• Social Work

Student Success Coach Max
Students with Business & Technical Majors, Education

Max Huston

• Business Management
• Computer Science
• Industrial Automation & Maintenance
• Industrial Technology
• Information Technology
• Pre-Engineering
• Welding
• Adolescent to Young Adult Education
• Intervention Specialist K-12
• Middle Childhood Education
• Multi-Age Education
• Prekindergarten
• Primary Pre-K – Grade 5 / Intervention Specialist

Success Coach Emily Fouty
Students with Health Majors

Emily Fouty

• Nursing (LPN to RN)
• Sports & Exercise Studies
• Pre-Professional (Physical Therapy)

Student Success Coach Steve
Students with Health Majors

Steve Large

• Nursing (ADN & BSN)
• Allied Health
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography
• Radiologic Technology
• Respiratory Therapy

Taking Classes at the Centers?

Connect with one of our Center Directors to get scheduled.

Misty Napier McArthur Director
McArthur Center

Misty Napier

Office: (740) 645-7993
307 West High Street
McArthur, Ohio  45651

Kristen Mershon
Jackson

Kristen Mershon

Office: (740) 288-0284
980 E. Main Street
Jackson, Ohio 45640

Michelle-Kennedy
Meigs

Michelle Kennedy

Office: (740) 992-1880
42377 Charles Chancey Drive
Pomeroy, OH 45769 

Bookstore Deadlines

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Charges end on 09/02/22
This is very important to purchase your books and codes prior to the Financial Aid Deadline. 
If you have a two-week free trial, you still need to purchase the code before that Deadline.

Reminder: Financial Does Not Cover Background Checks

Nursing Scrubs

  • Nursing Scrub Orders are planned to be placed 8/19/22, so if you still need to order please do so before this date.
  • Nursing Skill Bags can be purchased at the store.
  • Nursing Bundles for Fall will not be available until the week before or week of classes.
  • If your Instructor is Gail Ball, She wants materials first day of classes.

 

  1. Go to : https://bncvirtual.com/rio.htm
  2. Click “Let’s get Started” 
  3. Open “Site “and input course type and then pick your course ID and repeat for all courses. (Note: Make sure the section # is correct) 
  4. Make sure the semester is set to “Fall 2022” for all courses. 
  5. It will bring up Materials and books needed for courses---à add them to cart (sometimes it will bring up to same book twice, only pick one. One will be an eBook and one will be a physical textbook.) 
  6. When you have added all material needed, click “go to checkout” 
  7. Review the order and click “checkout now” if correct. 
  8. If not already, log into account or create account. 
  9. Fill out the shipping and billing information. 
  10. Go to shipping method and click your preferred method.
  11. Go to Payment Method and Click “STUDENT FINANCIAL AID” and type in your RIO ID in the Box for Financial Aid or Self-Pay just put in your credit card information.
  12. Click Review order and Submit order. 
  13. Congrats!!! Your ordered books!

NOTE: Returns go back through this website https://bncvirtual.com/rio.htm *There are deadlines to get full refunds.

CCP (College Credit Plus)

  1. Go to : https://bncvirtual.com/rio.htm
  2. Click “Let’s get Started” 
  3. Open “Site “and input course type and then pick your course ID and repeat for all courses. (Note: Make sure the section # is correct) 
  4. Make sure the semester is set to “Fall 2022” for all courses. 
  5. It will bring up Materials and books needed for courses---à add them to cart (sometimes it will bring up to same book twice, only pick one. One will be an eBook and one will be a physical textbook.) 
  6. When you have added all material needed, click “go to checkout” 
  7. Review the order and click “checkout now” if correct. 
  8. If not already, log into account or create account. 
  9. Fill out the shipping and billing information. 
  10. Go to shipping method and click “UPS MAIL INN EXP(BPM)” (***NEVER CLICK A TYPE OF RUSH SHIPPING. You are responsible for the cost.) 
  11. Go to Payment Method and Click “STUDENT FINANCIAL AID” and type in your RIO ID in the Box. This should make the cost Zero. 
  12. Click Review order and Submit order. 
  13. Congrats!!! Your ordered books!

NOTE: Returns go back through this website https://bncvirtual.com/rio.htm *There are deadlines to get full refunds.

Jobs on Campus

Looking for a campus work-study job? Opportunities at several departments and locations around campus. Select Student Employment when you click the link below.