ROCKLAND COUNTY (February 22, 2024) – Rockland Community College is excited to announce their Spring Open House on April 29, 2024, from 4pm to 7pm at the RCC Culture Arts, in Suffern, NY. The Open House is designed for any interested community member and their families to explore RCC’s dynamic academic environment and vibrant campus life.

During the Open House, community members and their family members will have the unique opportunity to engage directly with faculty members, Academic Deans, Financial Aid representatives, Academic Advisors, and a variety of student support staff, ensuring a thorough understanding of the resources available at RCC. Interested students should register for the Open House here:

“Community colleges not only foster academic growth, but they are also a savvy financial decision for our students, ensuring a brighter future without the burden of excessive student debt,” stated Dr. Lester Rápalo, President of RCC. “I urge you to attend our Spring 2024 Open House to learn why starting at RCC is a smart choice. Students save time and money by starting at RCC, seamlessly transferring credits to four-year institutions or entering the workforce with an associate degree in nursing or related fields.”

In addition to Open House, RCC provides opportunities to visit campus and learn more about the College’s academic programs and student support services through Academic Information Sessions, weekly campus tours, and a virtual tour.

Contact Information:
RCC Admissions
Rockland Community College Technology Center, Room 8120
Phone: 845-574-4224
Fax: 845-574-4433
[email protected]

About Rockland Community College, State University of New York Rockland
Rockland Community College (RCC), located in Suffern New York, provides purpose driven educational opportunities in a supportive, affordable, and accessible environment, empowering individuals to positively transform themselves and their communities. RCC welcomes students from diverse backgrounds who appreciate small class sizes and personal attention from a distinguished, award-winning faculty that includes Fulbright scholars and SUNY Distinguished Professors. Many graduates go on to top universities to further their education on their own or through RCC’s institutional collaborations. RCC fosters an environment that attracts, recruits, supports, and retains faculty, staff, and students who value diversity. The College promotes a collegial and inclusive environment by recognizing, promoting, embracing, respecting, and celebrating the expansive range and dimensions of cultures, attitudes, ideas, and viewpoints contained within our campus community.

RCC is also proud to provide career training and professional development to adult learners looking to change careers or upgrade their skills through a variety of programs and educational opportunities including workforce training, certifications, and micro credentials. Many of the programs are developed with employers in the community in high demand industry areas to enable graduates to move into a new career upon graduation. More information can be found at