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New Students

You are a New Student if you have never attended college previously. You will be required to complete orientation, assessment, and counseling (OAC) prior to registration.


1. Complete the Online Admission Application

  • Applications are processed within two business days.
  • You will receive emails with registration information and instructions.

Application Deadlines
Summer 2018 - JUNE 18
Fall 2018 - AUGUST 31
Winter 2019 - JANUARY 2
Spring 2019 - FEBRUARY 15

2. Submit all transcripts.

  • Mail or hand-carry official transcripts.
  • Transcripts must be official, sealed and printed within 90 days.
  • Contact Counseling for prerequisite validation or official evaluation.

3. Complete Orientation, Assessment, and Counseling.  

College students, who are new to Norco College/RCCD but have attended another college, may skip this step.

First-time college students are highly encouraged to attend a face to face orientation after completing the placement test. This orientation is a great opportunity to meet a Norco College counselor, complete your One Semester Educational Plan and receive general in-person guidance.

Please find the face to face orientations on the calendar below:

Wednesday, January 17     10:30am-12
Monday, January 22        4:30-6pm
Tuesday, January 30       4-5:30pm
Thursday, February 8       3:30-5pm
We also have ESL orientations for our limited English speakers on:

Tuesday, January 16     2-3pm
Wednesday, January 24     4-5pm
Tuesday, February 6     1-2pm
Thursday, February 15     3-4pm
Tuesday, February 20     2-3pm
  • Orientations are held in Library 108 or 109 but students are to report 10 minutes early at the Assessment Center
  • Be sure to bring your placement results with you
  • The Assessment and Counseling Centers welcome all new students to attend!

    4. Activate your student email.

    • It is essential that you Sign-in to receive important information and updates including available courses, schedule changes, waitlist status, and more.

    5. Enroll in classes.

    • Access your registration appointment through WebAdvisor. This is the time and day when your enrollment begins.
    • View Schedule of Classes.
    • Register for classes as soon as your registration appointment allows.
    • Add and Drop deadlines are strictly enforced. Please check WebAdvisor for specific dates. 

    6. Pay fees