Open Houses & Info Sessions

Rockland Community College offers a variety of visit opportunities for prospective students and their families. Open Houses are usually hosted in November and April and there are a variety of Academic Info Sessions throughout the year. Admissions offers weekly campus tours and you can check out our campus at any time by visiting our virtual tour. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus!

Spring 2024 Admissions Open House

When: Monday, April 29, 2024, 4 – 7 pm

Join the Rockland Community College Admissions team on campus to learn about what our college has to offer! Tour our beautiful campus with current RCC students who will tell you why you should join the RCC community! You will also get the chance to meet with Financial Aid Representatives, Student Success, Specialized Services. Our Academic Deans will be hosting breakout rooms to assure that we have the right academic program for you as well!

Upcoming Academic Program Info Sessions

Automotive Technology

This session is designed to provide information about the Automotive Technology Program at RCC. You will meet instructors and administrators to answer all your questions about the College and the Automotive Program, tour the facility, learn about manufacturer’s sponsor programs, learn about the future outlook of the automotive industry, and get a first-hand look at the Automotive Program at RCC.


Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Herbert Kurz Automotive Technology Center
37 Ramland Road, Orangeburg, NY (Get Directions)


Please register if you plan to attend.

We hope you can join us!

If you have questions or are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the Automotive Technology program at RCC please contact Dr. Shillingford at [email protected] or 845-359-6016.

Hospitality & Culinary Arts

Get started towards a professional and exciting career in the Hospitality and Culinary industry! You will be able to experience the state-of-the-art facility, learn about our programs of study in culinary arts, baking & pastry arts and hospitality management, and meet faculty and staff.

The RCC Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center is located downtown in the historic river village of Nyack, NY. At its focus, the Center offers the following to students and the community at large:

  • Credited AAS degrees
  • Culinary & Baking Certifications
  • Baking & Culinary Microcredential
  • Non-credited Programming
  • Food Enthusiast Classes
  • Children Culinary Camps

The Center’s objective is to strengthen the local and national foothold of artisanal foods, craft beverages, agro-tourism and sustainability originating from the Hudson Valley region, while providing a workforce-ready curriculum to support the hospitality and culinary job force with hands-on learning.


Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 6:00 pm


We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the Hospitality & Culinary Arts program, please email us at [email protected] or call 845-875-7572 for further information.

Business

Launch Your Business Career at RCC!

Business is the first step to many great careers! Meet with our faculty and discuss your academic future. Find out how you can earn an associate degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, International Business, and Marketing at RCC!

Speak with faculty and staff from our programs and get information about internships and job opportunities. Take the first step at RCC!


Upcoming Virtual Sessions:
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 5:30 pm

Please register to receive the link to join the virtual session.


We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in pursuing a Business major at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.

Honors Program

Meet the Honors faculty, mentors, and alumni. Discuss your academic future and find out if RCC’s nationally acclaimed Honors Program is right for you!

With a notable history since 1977 and high transfer rates to Ivy League and Tier 1 universities, the RCC Honors program is a gateway to academic excellence. Honors students at RCC experience enhanced discourse, personalized faculty mentorship, significant bachelor’s degree savings, and embrace unique opportunities like studying abroad at Cambridge University.


Monday, October 23, 2023 at 5:30 pm
Location: Ellipse (Technology Center, Room 8180)


If you cannot attend the Info Session, please contact us for further information or to set up an interview.
sunyrockland.edu/honors-program

Legal Studies
(Criminal Justice and Legal/Paralegal Studies)

Join our Legal Studies Info Session!

Speak with faculty and staff from our programs and get information about internships and job opportunities. Find out how you can earn an Associate of Science in Legal Studies, a post-degree certificate in Paralegal Studies, or an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice at RCC!


Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 6:00 pm


Please register to receive the link to join.

For more information, contact Patricia Szobonya at [email protected] or 845-432-5LAW.

We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in pursuing a Legal Studies major or Paralegal Studies certificate at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.


At least nine semester credits of legal specialty courses through traditional classroom or synchronous instruction are required. (21 of the 30 Legal Studies/Paralegal Studies credits must be taken at RCC).

Paralegals are not licensed and always work under the supervision of an attorney. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

Microcredentials

Join us for an information session to get an overview of microcredentials and learn about upcoming offerings.

Microcredentials can fully leverage your workforce capabilities with highly marketable skills by gaining specific knowledge in emerging fields and promote your professional growth in the new distance economy. Microcredentials are aligned with high demand industry areas to help employers navigate digital transformation and identify a new way of doing business. Microcredentials are used to upskill for better career opportunities or for starting your degree studies.


Register for an upcoming session via Zoom:
Monday, March 4, 2024 at 6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 12:00 pm
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 5:00 pm


For more information, contact [email protected] or 845-574-4181.

Nursing

Join us for a Nursing Info Session!

Get started towards a rewarding and meaningful career as a Registered Nurse (RN). Learn about requirements, tuition, financial aid, and classroom and clinical training. Learn the steps to the application process, what you need to do, and what to expect.


Virtual Session
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 2 pm (Register for March 12 Nursing Session)

In-Person Session
Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 10:30 am (Register for March 28 Nursing Session)

Please register to receive the link or location to join.


For more information, contact [email protected].

We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in pursuing a Nursing major at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Join us for our Occupational Therapy Assistant Virtual Info Session!

Take the first step toward a career which will give you the opportunity to use your talents and interests while making a profound difference in the lives of others as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA).

Learn about program requirements, tuition, financial aid, classroom and clinical training and the application process. Get started on your application for Fall 2024 now. The Fall 2024 application deadline is June 1, 2024.


Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 7:00 pm 
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 7:00 pm


Please register to receive the link to join the session.

We hope you can join us!
If you are unable to attend but are still interested in pursuing an Occupational Therapy Assistant major at Rockland Community College, please contact the OT office at 845-574-4436 or email us at [email protected] for further information and assistance.

Study Abroad Info Session

Join RCC Global Opportunities & RCC Faculty to learn about Study Abroad opportunities coming up in Spring 2024 and beyond!

British & American Courts
Study abroad with RCC’s Criminal Justice Department. Step into the fascinating realm where you’ll explore the mesmerizing similarities and intriguing differences that our judicial systems have to offer. Learn more about British & American Courts.


See all upcoming Study Abroad Info Sessions

Upcoming Workforce Development Program Info Sessions

Certified EMT Program Information Session

If you have not attended one of our sessions yet, please join us for a mandatory virtual information session for anyone interested in the EMT program.

About the Program
The Emergency Medical Technician program leads to New York State Certification as an EMT-Basic. Students are trained to provide care in life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions, and to prevent further harm before a patient is moved or transported. Students complete a rigorous course including didactic and practical instruction as required by New York State. Students who successfully complete the course and pass the final written and practical exam will be eligible to take the New York State Certification Exam on the last day of the program. The program also includes assistance in resume writing, interview preparation, and job placement. This program prepares student to earn an industry certification as a New York Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B).


Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 6:00 pm


Family Development Credential

Join our Family Development Credential Virtual Info Session!

Family Development Credential (FDC) Program is a nationally respected training and credentialing program developed with input from families, frontline workers, supervisors, and policymakers.


Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 12:30 pm


Please register to receive the link to join the session.

Upcoming Community Education Program Info Sessions

Drone FAA Part 107 Information Session

In order to fly your drone under the FAA’s Small UAS Rule (Part 107), you must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA. This certificate demonstrates that you understand the regulations, operating requirements, and procedures for safely flying drones. The course is self-paced but follows a progression of information with due dates to aid in completing the material in a timely manner.

Join us on July 19 at 3:30 pm at the Haverstraw Center (37 W. Broad St., Haverstraw, NY) for an information session to learn more about the class.

For more information, contact Keirsten Gordon, 845-574-4518, [email protected].


Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 3:30 pm

Upcoming Admissions Info Sessions

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access, support services, and financial assistance to disadvantaged students who have the potential to succeed in higher education with such assistance.

Each information session for high school students and parents will share program benefits and eligibility requirements for EOP and students entering in fall 2023.

Upcoming In-Person Sessions (all sessions at 5 pm):
April 25

Please register to receive the link to join.

For more information contact Leidy Pichardo, Director, at [email protected] or 845-574-470

24-Credit High School Equivalency Program Info Session

The 24-credit High School Equivalency (HSE) is a New York State Department of Education program to help people who want to earn a college degree but do not possess a high school diploma. Students attend regular college classes at RCC that are required for the college degree that they choose and earn their HSE with the same college credits that are part of their chosen degree program. Upon completion of the 24 credits required to earn the HSE students do not need to take an HSE test or special HSE classes. For more information please visit College Credit and Out-of-State Testing.

People not interested in starting a college degree program at this time should see GED Testing Service for information about earning the New York State HSE by testing.

Join an information session to find out more about how the program works and the admission requirements.

Upcoming sessions:
December 4, 2023 at 4 pm

Adult Learner Information Session

Join us for our Adult Learner virtual information session!

We will be discussing our academic program offerings, admission process and give you a chance to ask questions you might have.

Upcoming Sessions:
Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 6:00 pm 
Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 12:30 pm

Please register to receive the link to join.

Early Admit Information Session

Join us for a virtual info session on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 6 pm.

Learn more about the Early Admit High School Program at RCC. We will talk about the program and admission requirements. Representatives from the Honors Program and Financial Aid will also present.

Please register to receive the link to join.

International Student Info Session

Join us to learn about all that SUNY Rockland Community College has to offer! Just north of New York City, experience an affordable education on a beautiful 26-acre suburban campus. RCC is proud of our diversity and partnerships with prestigious 4-year schools! Learn about the application process, student visa process, and much more. We look forward to meeting you!

Upcoming sessions:
December 12, 2023 at 10 am

Find out more about what options we have for Adults looking to get back into school. We will be discussing our program options, how transfer credits work, and how to return to RCC if you have taken a bit of a break. March 4, 2021 at 5:30 pm March 15, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Join one of our live Admissions Virtual Sessions to find out more about RCC, the benefits of a community college and how to apply to the College, financial aid, student activities and so much more. March 11, 2021 at 4 pm

No high school diploma? Want to work toward a college degree? Or maybe you just want to earn a NYS High School Equivalency. Learn how to earn your diploma and a college degree with the same college courses. Or learn how to earn just the HSE by taking the GED Test (NYS test for the HSE). For those interested in beginning a college degree program this is a mandatory first step.

One of our recruiters is available to meet 1 on 1 with students to complete the workshop and necessary paperwork. Schedule an appointment or register for an upcoming info session:

Upcoming sessions TBA

Join one of our live International Student Admissions Virtual Sessions to find out more about RCC, the benefits of a community college in the US, and how to apply to the College as an international student who needs an F1 student visa.

March 2, 2021 at 9 am

Únase a una de nuestras sesiones virtuales de admisiones en vivo, para nuestra comunidad de habla hispana. Obtenga más información sobre RCC, los beneficios de una universidad comunitaria, el proceso de admisión, como solicitar ayuda financiera, actividades universitarias, y mucho más.

Upcoming Program Info Sessions

Check back soon for additional upcoming program sessions.

This session is designed to provide information about the Automotive Technology Program at RCC. You will meet instructors and administrators to answer all your questions about the College and the Automotive Program, tour the facility, learn about manufacturer’s sponsor programs, learn about the future outlook of the automotive industry, and get a first-hand look at the Automotive Program at RCC.


Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 6 pm

Herbert Kurz Automotive Technology Center
37 Ramland Road, Orangeburg, NY (Get Directions)

Masks are required at all times inside the building.


Please register if you plan to attend.

We hope you can join us!

If you have questions or are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the Automotive Technology program at RCC please contact Dr. Shillingford at [email protected] or 845-359-6016.

Launch Your Business Career at RCC!

Business is the first step to many great careers! Meet with our faculty and discuss your academic future. Find out how you can earn an associate degree in AccountingBusiness AdministrationEntrepreneurshipInternational Business, and Marketing. at RCC!

Speak with faculty and staff from our programs and get information about internships and job opportunities.  Take the first step at RCC!


Upcoming Virtual Sessions:

Please register to receive the link to join the virtual session.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 5 pm (Register)
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 5 pm (Register)


We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in pursuing a Business major at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.

Join us for a virtual info session about our new Healthcare Science degree!

The Healthcare Science A.S. degree prepare students for further study in healthcare fields. The design of the program provides a strong foundation in both math and science as well as core courses covering a variety of healthcare related concepts that are integral for a successful career in today’s challenging healthcare settings.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 4:00 pm


We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the Healthcare Science program, please email us at [email protected] or call 845-574-4222 for further information.

Meet the Honors faculty, mentors, and alumni. Discuss your academic future and find out if RCC’s nationally acclaimed Honors Program is right for you!

RCC’s Honors Program: the Smart Choice!

  • Smooth transfer to Ivy League and other prestigious colleges
  • Outstanding value: save as much as $100k on your bachelor’s degree
  • Open to high school seniors
  • Small classes, experienced honors faculty and mentors
  • Exciting study abroad opportunities

Monday, October 24, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Location: Ellipse (Technology Center, Room 8180)


If you cannot attend the Info Session, please contact
us for further information or to set up an interview. sunyrockland.edu/honors-program

Get started towards a professional and exciting career in the Hospitality and Culinary industry! You will be able to experience the state-of-the-art facility, learn about our programs of study, and meet faculty and staff. The RCC Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center is located downtown in the historic river village of Nyack, NY. At its focus, the Center offers the following to students and the community at large:
  • Credited AAS degrees
  • Culinary & Baking Certifications
  • Baking & Culinary Micro credential
  • Non-credited Programming
  • 100% Job Placement
The Center’s objective is to strengthen the local and national foothold of artisanal foods, craft beverages, agro-tourism and sustainability originating from the Hudson Valley region, and to support community initiatives for Rockland County residents and our nearby friends.
Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm
We hope you can join us! If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the Hospitality & Culinary Arts program, please email us at [email protected] or call 845-875-7572 for further information.

Join our Virtual Legal Studies Info Session!

Speak with faculty and staff from our programs and get information about internships and job opportunities. Find out how you can earn an Associate of Applied Science in Legal Studies, a post-degree certificate in Paralegal Studies, an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice or an Associate of Science in Corporate and Homeland Security at RCC!


Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm


For more information, contact Patricia Szobonya at [email protected] or 845-432-5LAW.

We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in pursuing a Legal Studies major or Paralegal Studies certificate at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.


At least nine semester credits of legal specialty courses through traditional classroom or synchronous instruction are required. (21 of the 30 Legal Studies/Paralegal Studies credits must be taken at RCC).

Paralegals are not licensed and always work under the supervision of an attorney. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

Join us for our Virtual Math & Computer Science Info Session! The School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math is pleased to announce a new degree in Math and Computer Science. The field of Computer Science is an exciting and ever changing one that will challenge students and inspire creativity. Join us for a Live Virtual Information Meeting where you will have the opportunity to meet Computer Science faculty, learn about the Computer Science curriculum, program requirements and the application process.
Canceled – Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 5 pm

Join us for a Nursing Info Session!

Get started towards a rewarding and meaningful career as a Registered Nurse (RN). Learn about requirements, tuition, financial aid, and classroom and clinical training. Learn the steps to the application process, what you need to do, and what to expect.


Virtual Sessions
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm (Register)

Please register to receive the link to join or location information.


For more information, contact [email protected].

We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in pursuing a Nursing major at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.

Join us for our Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant Info Session!


Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 5:30 pm


Please register to receive the link to join the session.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Rockland Community College offers entry into one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. This is a highly rewarding career whose professionals are in great demand.

Join us for a Live Virtual Information Meeting where you will have the opportunity to meet OT faculty, learn about the OTA curriculum, program requirements and the application process.

The OTA Program accepts applications for both fall and spring enrollment. The application due date for spring 2023 is December 9.

If you are unable to attend but are still interested in pursuing an Occupational Therapy Assistant major at Rockland Community College, please email us at [email protected] for further information and assistance.

Join us for a School of Education and Social Sciences Virtual Information Session!

Meet with the Academic Program Directors and Dean of the School of Education and Social Sciences. Learn about the programs offered in the School.


Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 4:30 – 5:30 pm


Please register to receive the link to join.

We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our session but are still interested in the School of Education and Social Sciences at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.

Join us for a School of Business and Professional Studies Info Session!

Meet with the three Program Directors and Dean of the School of Business and Professional Studies. Learn about the programs offered in the School.


Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 5 pm

Join the 2/10 School of Business and Professional Studies Info Session
Meeting ID: 8818629 0327 Passcode: 252557


We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the School of Business and Professional Studies at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.