Transfer Student


Welcome Transfer Student

A student who has attend another college and is transferring college credits to Red Rocks Community College to begin courses. As a transfer student, you already have very valuable college experiences and RRCC is honored to help you continue your college journey. 

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.

STEP 2: Complete Orientation(link is external)

Step 3: Submit transcripts from previous college

  • Step 1Submit your Prerequisite Override Request to override prerequisites. 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 2 - If you plan to graduate from RRCC and would like to transfer in credit from another institution toward your RRCC certificate or degree program, please complete the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request form and submit your official transcripts to Student Records. This process can take about six weeks and does not need to be completed before you can register for classes.  Still complete step 1 to expedite registration. Questions?  Email

STEP 4: 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 intoNavigate or call the Advising Front Desk at (303) 914-6275 to schedule an appointment. 
  •  Click here for step-by-step directions on how to schedule an appointment in Navigate.  

STEP 5: Register for classes

STEP 6: Activate your student email account in The Rock

STEP 7: Paying for College

STEP 8: Get your RRCC student ID card (if all of your courses are online, you will not be issued a student ID card.)