What You Should Know
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Check out our most frequently asked questions below. If you don't see your question, contact the Admissions & Records office and we will assist you.
FAQ - Becoming a Student
You can Apply Online or in person. If you need hands-on support, visit the RCC Welcome Center. The Admissions & Records office and other student support departments are in one place, the Charles A. Kane Student Services Administration building at 4800 Magnolia Avenue. Riverside, CA 92506. For more information, call our office at (951)-222-8600. You can also book an appointment online.
If you plan to park on campus, you will need a parking permit. Daily passes are available across campus at marked parking kiosks, or you can order a semester permit online via WebAdvisor or MyPortal. You can view a quick tutorial video on purchasing your parking pass online here: https://youtu.be/P7JcGSfKTcU
Students can park in white-lined spaces while displaying their parking pass. Parking tickets will be issued if you do not display your permit. Familiarize yourself with the different lots, and allow yourself time to find an open stall. Yellow-striped spaces are for staff only. Please be aware of the rules and follow them to avoid a citation. Parking is limited. To save money and avoid traffic congestion you may want to use your FREE RTA bus pass, carpool or plan your trips to campus.
FAQ - General Questions
RCC is a very affordable option compared to a public or private university. Our tuition is only $46 per credit hour. We encourage all students to apply for financial aid, even if you don’t think you will be eligible. We have fee waiver programs, scholarships, and The Promise program which covers tuition, fees, and a book voucher for two years for eligible students.
The requirements for this program are:
• A: History/Social Science (2 years)
• B: English (4 years)
• C: Math (3 years required; 4 years recommended)
• D: Laboratory Science (2 years required; 3 years recommended)
• E: Language Other than English (2 years required; 3 years recommended)
• F: Visual and Performing Arts (1 year)
• G: College Prep Elective (1 year)