Message from the President
Dr. Gregory Anderson
Welcome to Riverside City College, where you will experience a distinguished faculty and
highly-skilled staff who are committed to helping you achieve your goals. Whether your plans
include transferring to a four-year college or university, training for a career, or gaining new skills
that will prepare you for more success, Riverside City College is your ideal choice.
We believe that every student deserves an opportunity to be successful. At Riverside City
College, you will find:
- Eight instructional academic pathways, each with an academic engagement center that
offers resources and a success team designed to guide you toward completing a degree or
certificate and to prepare you for the next steps in your education or career. Pathways include,
Advanced Technical Trades; Business Information Systems; Education and Teacher
Preparation; Health Related Sciences, Languages and Humanities; Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Mathematics; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Visual, Performing, and
- A Veteran Resource Center that serves the needs of hundreds of military-connected
- The Guardian Scholars Foster Youth Support Program which supports the educational
journey of current and former foster youth on our campus.
- Dual enrollment opportunities for high school students to advance their knowledge and
strengthen their competitive position among their peers.
- A host of programs and resources designed to address to overcome financial and academic
challenges, including our Promise Program, scholarships, and a network of integrated academic
support, and advising.
We are committed to supporting the region through the development of partnerships with
businesses and organizations that are clearly interested and dedicated to your success. These
collaborations are designed to generate internships and on-the-job experiences that in
combination with your classwork, prepare you to contribute to our region’s economy and
strengthen our civic society.
On behalf of the college faculty and staff, it gives me sincere pleasure to welcome you to
Riverside City College. Each of us is ready to guide you on your path to greatness!
If you have time, please accept my invitation to join me during my scheduled open office hours.
The schedule varies each month and is posted below. I am looking forward to meeting you!
President's Open Office Hours
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend Open Office Hours with President Anderson. Visitors will meet with the President in the order of their arrival with each meeting limited to 10 minutes. Open Office Hours are held at the Office of the President, Kane 230K. If you have questions about the President's Open Office Hours, please contact the Office of the President at 951.222.8804.
The schedule for August 2019 is as follows:
Monday, August 12 @ 1:00pm
Tuesday, August 20 @ 3:00pm
Thursday, August 29 @ 9:00am