Welcome to RRCC Health Sciences Campus - Located in Arvada

The Red Rocks Community College Health Sciences Campus, located in Arvada, is home to RRCC’s health programs, as well as an associate degree and general education courses that transfer to four-year institutions. Located northwest of I-70 and Kipling Street, the campus is undergoing a large expansion, to be completed by fall of 2016, which will allow us to meet the growing health care needs of our community. A new building will provide state-of-the-art instructional space for health sciences, enhanced curriculum for inter-professional education across healthcare programs, room for expanded enrollment, and new programs in step with industry demands.

Whether you are interested in one of the Health Science programs, looking to earn an associate degree or looking to take a general education core course for transfer, the Health Sciences Campus is the place for you! The Health Sciences Campus offers a one-stop-shop student support resource desk offering Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid and much more.

Health Sciences Campus at Arvada

Detour/Construction Information

During construction of the RTD FasTracks Gold Line, road access to the Health Sciences Campus will be altered. Please note the items below and refer to RTD's interactive road map for detour information.

  • Lee Street is Closed at Ridge Road.  Students should use Miller Street to access Campus.
    • Through mid November 2015
  • Independence Street is closed at Ridge Road. Access from the North is still available.
    • No approximate time given for access to resume
  • The front entrance of the Health Sciences Campus (Arvada) is closed due to construction of the new building. Students, staff and faculty can use the back entrance. Accessible parking will also be available at the back entrance.

Courses at the RRCC Health Sciences Campus

In addition to our numerous health care programs, we offer many ​Guaranteed Transfer courses at the Health Sciences Campus such as Biology, English, History, Humanities, Psychology and Math.

Take a look at the full list of Academic Programs offered at the Health Sciences Campus here.

Health Care Programs Housed at the Health Sciences Campus

Our Health Sciences Campus offers Nurse Aide, Home Health Aide, Hospice Care Aide, Massage Therapy, Yoga Instructor, Radiology, Sonography and Holistic Health programs. Students pursuing RRCC Health Programs will learn from instructors who are practitioners in their respective healthcare fields and are trained to provide instruction that focuses on cultural competency, care for the aging patient, and mental health awareness.

Take a look at the full list of Academic Programs offered at the Health Sciences Campus here.

The Learning Commons is the centerpiece of the building, housing the computer commons, assessment, online support, library services, tutorial services in math writing and basic skills, free computerized pre-GED testing, career resources, study areas and Internet access. Students can receive advising, register for classes and receive financial aid information in one convenient location.

Call 303.914.6010 for additional information.

Click below to expand Arvada Campus News.

Click here to expand list. Campus News

Governor approves $10 million for Red Rocks Arvada campus expansion

Arvada Aerial Shot

More on this story here...

Arvada's Campus featured on the Today in America with Terry Bradshaw!

Need transportation to our campus?

Don't Miss the Bus!
RTD is now stopping at the Arvada campus. Click here for directions to the Arvada campus or visit RTD's website and enter Route 100 for details. You can also use RTD call-n-Ride which is a curb-to-curb transportation service.

Registering for classes at the RRCC Health Sciences Campus

If you are planning to take a class (traditional or online) at this campus, you go through the same process as signing up for classes at our main campus. Visit our Admissions page to view the registration process.

Need help completing your FAFSA?

Visit the Financial Aid site for more information.

To directly register, once you have applied, go to The Rock (your student portal). Use it to access registration tools, online courses, your schedule, calendar, financial aid info and much more.

Health Sciences Campus Calendars (events and closures)

Calendar Updated 11-16-15!

FALL 2015 Semester pdf

Arvada Campus
Click here to view a slideshow of the Arvada campus.