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Open Houses & Info Sessions

Fall 2020 Open House

When: November 17, 18, 19 & 21

RCC’s Virtual Open House week will showcase the five Academic Schools of RCC along with Academic and Student Support Services available at the College, as well as special presentations about funding your education, the Honors Program, and more. Admissions will provide a brief introduction to RCC and the application process at the beginning of each Open House session.

Saturday, November 21 will be devoted to exploring the services provided by the Enrollment Management Student Affairs (EMSA) Division. A brief overview of the Division will be provided at 11am, followed by a chance for participants to visit and ask questions to individual departments via Zoom Rooms.

Schedule

Students are welcome to attend as many sessions as you wish. Click a session below for more information.

Tuesday, November 17

Not sure what program is best for you? Members from our Student Success team will guide you through the best way to choose a major. RCC Students will also be on hand to talk about their own experiences with finding their right path.

The Sam Draper Honors Program will host an information session on Tuesday, November 17th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm via Zoom. Join us to learn more about RCC’s nationally recognized honors program, which offers a “high challenge, high support” liberal arts education to ambitious students who wish to transfer to competitive four-year universities. At this event, you will hear from the Chair of the program, from several faculty mentors, and from alumni.

Wednesday, November 18

Come join us in an interactive conversation with representatives from our Financial Aid and  Student Accounts offices to learn more about the Financial Aid opportunities and processes and what to expect when paying for college.

Thursday, November 19

An interactive conversation going over the resources available to those students who may be juggling family, work, and school. Representatives from Childcare Services, Connection Center, Mental Health Counselling, Financial Aid and Student Accounts will present what is available to our students to help support their educational experience at RCC.

Saturday, November 21

  • 11:00am – 11:30am: What is EMSA?
    Get to know all the services offered by Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at RCC.
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm: Open Question and Answer with individual EMSA offices.
    Have a question about applying, financial aid, or how advising works? You will be able to speak to all EMSA offices in Breakout rooms during the Zoom session. Rooms will include the representatives from the following departments:
    • Admissions, Records, and Placement
    • Special Populations: TRiO (first generation), Veterans, Athletics, International Students, & Accessibility Services
    • Connection Center, Academic Success Center (tutoring), and Student Involvement
    • Student Success (Academic, Career, and Transfer Advising), Job Placement, and Mental Health Counseling
    • Financial Aid and Student Accounts

Upcoming Admissions Info Sessions

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.
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 NYS TASC (NYS test for the HSE). For those interested in beginning a college degree program this is a mandatory first step.
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.

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

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!


Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 4 pm

Join the 1/14 Live Virtual Business Info Session via Zoom
Meeting ID: 931 0948 2598

Find your local number to call into the session: https://sunyrockland-edu.zoom.us/u/ad9VYPEJhJ


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!


Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Join the 1/14 Hospitality & Culinary Arts session via Zoom
Meeting ID: 820 3585 4357
Passcode: 229196

Find your local number to call in to the session: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdi5zozdMG


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 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, January 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Join the 1/21 Legal Studies session via Blackboard Collaborate


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.

Join us for our Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant Info Session!

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 4 pm

Please email [email protected] to RSVP. We will respond to all students who RSVP providing them with the link and additional information.

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.

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