Getting Started As a Returning Student 

Become a Student

You are a returning student if you have previously attended Riverside City College, Moreno Valley College, or Norco College and you have missed one or more major terms (fall or spring). Welcome home to RCC! If you’re still undecided about your career path, take a moment and visit the Career Survey website or our Academic Pathways to learn more about the programs and courses we offer. 

Our Online Application process is quick. Complete the Student Financial Aid Application even if you don’t think you qualify. You can get help with your applications by visiting the Welcome Center or Admissions & Records, both located in the Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building.
ONLINE APPLICATION
FINANCIAL AID/SCHOLARSHIPS

Prior to registering for classes, you may have to clear previous fees and holds (dismissal, library holds and/or prerequisites) — you can check or clear holds online via MyPortal.
VISIT MYPORTAL

You’re now ready to register, which can be done through MyPortal. When you log in you will be able to: 

  • See your Abbreviated Educational Plan/Trailhead and Placement Summary  
  • View your suggested first-term courses 
  • Find registration dates and deadlines (very important) 
  • Register for classes 

VISIT MYPORTAL

Admission Dates and Deadlines

RCC offers multiple opportunities throughout the year to enroll, and you can start during any session - Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer.

Fall Semester 2020 (August 24 - December 16)
Application Period: October 1, 2019-October 23, 2020* (Requirements by June 10, 2020)
Registration Dates Posted on MyPortal: June 15, 2020
Registration Begins: July 6, 2020
CLASSES NOT IN SESSION: September 7, November 11, November 23-29, December 17-January 3
*Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the last day

Winter 2021 (January 4 – February 11
Application Period: July 1, 2020 - January 8, 2021* (Requirements by October 7, 2020)
Registration Dates Posted on MyPortal: October 26, 2020
Registration Begins: November 9, 2020
CLASSES NOT IN SESSION: January 18
*Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the last day

Spring 2021 (February 16 – June 11, 2021)
Application Period: July 1, 2020 – April 22, 2021* (Requirements by October 7, 2020)
Registration Dates Posted on MyPortal: November 16, 2020
Registration Begins: December 7, 2020
CLASSES NOT IN SESSION: March 31, April 12-18, May 31
*Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on the last day

Visit the RCC Concurrent High School Student to learn more about this opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school!

You can review our Programs, Course Catalog and Class Schedules.

Summer/Winter
Dates are only available on MyPortal

Fall 2020
Add deadline: September. 4, 2020
Drop Class with Refund: September 4, 2020
Elect Pass/NoPass: September 6, 2020
Drop with a “W”(no refund): November 13, 2020

Spring 2021
Add deadline: February 26, 2021
Drop Class with Refund: February 26, 2021
Elect Pass/NoPass: March 7, 2021
Drop without a “W” (no refund): March 7, 2021
Drop with a “W”: May 14, 2021

Please review Graduation Requirements before applying

Apply for degree or certificate for 20SUM

April 2 - July 15

Apply for degree or certificate for 20FAL

July 16 - October 15

Apply for degree or certificate for 21WIN

October 16 - February 1

Apply for degree or certificate for 21SPR

February 2 - April 1

Commencement Information emailed to applicants

May-2021
Please check your RCCD email regularly for information about the commencement ceremony.

Riverside City College Commencement Ceremony

June 11, 2021