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Becoming an RCC Tiger

No matter where you are on your educational journey, we are here for you. We are ready to help you start on your path at Riverside City College and achieve your goals.

Start Your RCC Experience

EVERY STUDENT SHOULD KNOW

Who Can Apply?

  • High school graduate or successfully passed CA High School Proficiency or GED exam 
  • Non-high school graduate, 18 years or older 
  • Non-high school graduate with Certificate of Completion 
  • High school students who qualify for concurrent enrollment 
  • International student, Additional Admission Steps Required 

How to Apply

  1. Create or login to your OpenCCC account and complete an online admission application. Immediately after submitting your application you will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received. If you experience any difficulties logging into OpenCCC, you may need to use the Recover Account  tool or contact OpenCCC Technical Support for assistance. 
  2. You will receive a welcome email within one business day. This welcome email will provide your RCCD student ID number and RCCD email address. Make sure to check your junk/spam folder. 

By submitting the RCC admission application, you will be selecting Riverside City College as your HOME COLLEGE. Riverside City College is one of the three colleges in the Riverside Community College District. Be sure to apply for the college where you wish to receive services such as financial aid and counseling. Once your application has been processed, you will be eligible to enroll in classes at Moreno Valley College and Norco College in addition to Riverside City College, so you do not need to submit a separate application for each college.

Welcome Center

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We're here to help

If you have questions about becoming a student, or the admissions process, you can connect with our Welcome Center or Admissions & Records office.

Charles A. Kane Student Services Administration Building 
4800 Magnolia Ave 
Riverside CA 92507

Visit our Virtual Welcome Center

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00pm -3:00pm
Please register for a meeting
Meeting ID 938 6914 7111

Welcome Center:

If you are interested in becomiong a new tiger, or have questions about RCC, please connect with us so we can help you.

Phone: (951)222-8574
Email: outreach@rcc.edu 

Fall 2020 Hours
Monday :  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday :  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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