Earn College Credit on the RRCC Campus


We look forward to serving you!

Appointments are available Monday-Friday 9 a.m-4 p.m. Appointments can be made through Navigate or by emailing: highschoolrelations@rrcc.edu 

You can Reach EVEN Higher by taking courses for both high school and college credit on our Lakewood and Arvada campuses through the Concurrent Enrollment program. Choose from several different courses and schedule options that fit your individual needs.  If you are approved to participate, most school districts cover cost of tuition only and student is responsible for fees and textbooks (verify with your high school counselor).


The Benefits

  • Get the college experience
    Attend classes on the Red Rocks college campus in Lakewood or Arvada. Classroom sizes average 15-30 students.
  • Satisfy your high school graduation requirements
    The college credit earned may be applied to your high school graduation requirements with approval from your high school counselor.
  • Get a head start on your college career
    Work towards a degree or certificate and your high school graduation requirements.
    Click here to learn more about our programs.
  • Work towards your bachelor’s degree now
    Finish your two-year degree at RRCC and transfer your college credits to a four-year university.
    Click here to learn more about transfer opportunity.

Signing up for Concurrent Enrollment is easy:

Step 1Talk with your high school counselor.

Talk with your high school counselor to determine if you are eligible to participate in Concurrent Enrollment.

Step 2Fill out the required paperwork. 

Complete the Concurrent Enrollment Agreement with your high school counselor and parents.
Click here to fill out the electronic Concurrent Enrollment College Agreement

Read and sign the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement with a parent. Students under 18 years old must include a parent signature and social security number.

Click here to download the Student Finanical Responsibility Agreement form.pdf    

Read and sign the Concurrent Enrollment Underage Parent/Student On Campus Consent. Required for students under 17 years old.                

Click here to download the Concurrent Enrollment Underage Parent/Student On Campus Consent.pdf

Step 3Complete the applications.

Complete the free Red Rocks Community College and College Opportunity Fund Applications. 
Click here to start your application.

Click here to watch a video tutorial on how to complete the RRCC application. 

Be sure to say "Yes" when asked if you would like to create a College Opportunity Fund application when signing your application.

Step 4Complete online orientation.

Complete the online orientation by logging into The Rock and clicking on the Student Tab. *Your temporary password the first time logging into The Rock will be StudentMMDDYYYY (the word 'Student', followed by our date of birth). 

Click here for step-by-step instructions on accessing the orientation. pdf

Step 5Complete academic testing requirements (if applicable)

You can satisfy academic course requirements in any of the following ways:

Self-Guided Assessments are another option to satisfy prerequisites. You can learn more at: www.rrcc.edu/assessment/placement-test 

     *To take Self-Guided Assessments, you will need your RRCC Student ID number

Please allow 2 business days to process self-guided assessments

  • Take the Accuplacer Assessment Test
    •  Testing is offered on the RRCC Campus by appointment Monday-Thursday 9:00-4:00. Email: Assessment.Center@rrcc.edu to schedule an appointment.
    • Remote Accuplacer testing is offered on a case-by-case basis.
    • The first placment test attempt is free, retests are $25 each.

Click here for testing information.


Step 6Visit the Red Rocks Concurrent Enrollment Office.

Meet with a concurrrent enrollment navigator to submit your paperwork, discuss your scores, and register for courses online.

Please contact our office or schedule an appointment through Navigate.

Click here to watch a tutorial video on how to schedule an appointment through Navigate. 

One you are registered for classes, it will be time to prepare for the start of the semester! Click here to download Fall 2023 Next Steps checklist  pdf

Underage Student Waiver of Admission Requirements

Students under the age of 17 years old who are not participating in the Concurrent Enrollment Program with a Colorado public high school district must request a Waiver of Admission Requirements for Underage Students.

Click Here to download the Underage Waiver