Concurrent High School Students

Eligible high school students may attend Riverside City College if they demonstrate college readiness. Interested high school students must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Be at least sixteen years of age OR have completed tenth grade
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Attend high school at least a minimum day

Students who meet these requirements must submit the following items each term of desired attendance in order for eligibility to be determined:

  1. RCCD Online Admission Application Confirmation Page (not required for continuing students)
  2. Official High School Transcripts (in a sealed envelope and printed no less than ninety days ago)
  3. School/Parent Approval Form (signed by all required parties)

Note for Home-Schooled Students: In order to satisfy the principal signature requirement, students who are not affiliated with a school district, accredited private school, or the Riverside County Office of Education must submit a copy of the current Private School Affidavit on file with the California Department of Education.

Incomplete packets will not be accepted. In order to be considered for the High School Concurrent Enrollment program, all of the aforementioned items must be submitted to the Admissions & Records Office each term within the following timeframe:

Fall Semester: March 1 – June 13 Spring Semester: October 1 – December 5

Approved students will receive a yellow High School Concurrent Enrollment (HSCE) add card in the mail no later than two weeks before the start of the specified term. Students will need to attend the first day of class, present the HSCE add card to the instructor and ask the instructor to sign the HSCE add card. Students with a signed HSCE add card must add the class in person at the Admissions & Records office. The class must be added prior to the class’ add deadline.

Download and print the High School Concurrent Enrollment School/Parent Approval Form for 2014-2015.

MAXIMUM UNITS

Students cannot register for more than 8 units during the fall/spring semester.

RESTRICTED COURSES

Students may enroll in most college level courses, provided they meet the necessary prerequisites. The following classes may not be taken by high school students: All Kinesiology (KIN) courses. Additional course restrictions may be included at the discretion of the college.

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENT

When a course has a pre-requisite requirement, it means that a student must demonstrate pre-existing knowledge and/or skills to be successful in the course by completing the required previous course(s).

ASSESSMENT

All students planning to enroll in English or Math classes must qualify for a certain course by completing the assessment test. Contact the Assessment Center for information about scheduling an appointment to take the assessment test.

FEES

High school students are not required to pay enrollment fees. However, students taking courses are required to pay a Health Fee, Student Services Fee, and Transportation Fee during every term they attend. Other costs, such as materials, books, and parking permits are to be paid by the student.

WEBADVISOR ACCESS

High school concurrent enrollment students have limited access to WebAdvisor. Students will be able to login to WebAdvisor to pay fees, purchase parking permits, view grades, and order official transcripts. Student CANNOT register for classes on WebAdvisor. Students having difficulties logging into WebAdvisor should refer to the Login Help page of WebAdvisor.

COURSE REGISTRATION

Please note that submitting the School/Parent Approval Form and required documents to Admissions & Records does not register the student into the course. It is the student’s responsibility to submit the High School Concurrent Enrollment add card to the Admissions & Records office prior to the add deadline. It is the student’s responsibility to register for the course (s) in accordance with all college deadlines.

RULES & REGULATIONS

All High School Concurrent Enrollment students are responsible for complying with the rules and regulations of the college as published in the Riverside City College Catalog and schedule of classes.

GRADES

The grade(s) the student earns in his/her class(es) will become part of the student's official college academic record. It is the student's responsibility to make sure his/her high school receives college transcripts that he/she may need in order to receive high school credit. Students can request transcripts via WebAdvisor or in person with Admissions & Records. A valid ID will be required.