Welcome to RRCC | Submit your application to get started

A student who is earning credits at Red Rocks Community College to transfer back to their current institution. As a guest student, you will feel very welcomed at RRCC while you complete specific course work for your degree. You will find that RRCC is super affordable with an extremely high quality of education.

STEP 1:  Apply to RRCC

  • Get started by completing the free online application.  Use the Create Account option on the Welcome page and continue to complete the full application.
  • Select non-degree seeking under declared programs. Students who are non-degree seeking do not qualify for financial aid.

Step 2: Submit transcripts from previous college

  • Submit your Prerequisite Override Request by uploading your unofficial transcript. We can use an unofficial transcript to override perquisites and help you register for classes. Plan ahead! This process can take up to 5 business days.

STEP 3: Meet with your Pathway Advisor

  • Meeting with your Pathway Advisor is recommended prior to registration. An Advisor will help you select courses, identify course prerequisites, obtain program information, evaluate placement results, assist with transfer planning to a four-year college or university, and prepare you for graduation.
  • Log into Navigate or call the Advising Front Desk at (303) 914-6275 to schedule an appointment.
  • Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to schedule an appointment in Navigate.

STEP 4: Register for classes

STEP 5: Activate your student email account in The Rock.

STEP 6: Paying for College

If you are receiving financial aid from another school, you can use your existing FAFSA to apply for financial aid at RRCC. Go to and log in using your FSA ID username and password. To add RRCC to your FAFSA, use our school code: 009543.

If you are taking classes at more than one school during the same semester, you can only receive financial aid at one school at a time. Talk to the Financial Aid Office about a consortium agreement. 

STEP 7: Get your RRCC student ID card (if all of your courses are online, you will not be issued a student ID card.)

  • Go to the Student Life Desk at the Lakewood Campus. You will need a photo ID and a copy of your current schedule which you can get online or in Admissions. Information: (303)-914-6370