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Open Houses & Info Sessions

Fall 2021 Admissions Open Houses

RCC’s Office of Admissions invites prospective students to join our community to learn about everything that RCC has to offer! We have virtual and in-person options this fall. Receive a free application fee waiver for joining.

Virtual Open House

When: Thursday, October 14, 2021, 4 – 6 pm

Join Rockland Community College’s Admissions team in a safe virtual format to learn all about what our college has to offer! You will also get the chance to meet with Financial Aid Representatives, Student Success, and Specialized Services. Our Academic Deans will be hosting breakout rooms to assure that we have the right academic program for you as well!

In-Person Open House

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 4:30 – 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, and Specialized Services. Our Academic Deans will be hosting breakout rooms to assure that we have the right academic program for you as well!

Upcoming Admissions Info Sessions

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 you r diploma and a college degree with the same college courses. Or learn how to earn just the HSE by taking the NYS TASC (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:

Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm

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.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 6 pm


Please register to receive the link to join the session.

We hope you can join us!

If you are unable to attend our information session but are still interested in the Automotive Technology program at RCC please email us at [email protected] for further information.

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 or certificate in one of our Business programs! Take the first step at RCC!


Upcoming Virtual Sessions:

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 6 pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 4 pm
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6 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.

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

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Join via Zoom


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

Are you interested in studying Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, Hotel Management or Travel & Tourism? Speak with faculty members and learn more about this program and find out how you can earn an Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality & Tourism or a certificate in Culinary Arts at RCC!

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
  • Food Enthusiast Classes
  • Children Culinary Summer Programs
  • After School Cooking Classes

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.

If you have never seen the Culinary Center, it a great opportunity for you to discover our state-of the-art professional kitchens, the 95-seat culinary amphitheater, the Culinary Lab Café and our technologically equipped classrooms. All are available to take classes at or to rent out for your next private event, fundraiser or team building workshop.


Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm


Registration is required.

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] 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!


Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 5:30 pm


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

Please register to receive the link to join the session.

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 pszobony[email protected] for further information.

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 Virtual 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.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11 am


Please register to receive the link to join the session.

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!


Monday, October 4, 2021 at 4 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.

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 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.

Open House on Demand

Missed our virtual open houses, or want to learn more about a specific topic? View our On Demand videos, recorded during our fall 2020 virtual open house week, about our Academic Schools, special programs and enrollment information. Contact [email protected] with any questions.

Virtual Open House: Schools of Arts and Humanities & Education and Social Sciences

Virtual Open House: School of Business and Professional Studies and Career Skills Academy

Virtual Open House: Schools of Nursing, Health and Wellness & Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Virtual Open House: Choosing the Right Path

Virtual Open House: Funding Your Education

Virtual Open House: Resources for Adult Learners

Virtual Open House: What is EMSA? Learn About Enrollment Management & Student Affairs