Semester Information

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Summer 2021 Health and Safety Protocol coming soon
2021 Summer Semester short document coming soon

Red Rocks Community College is the place for you! Summer and Fall 2021 classes are being offered in a variety of class formats to fit all kinds of lifestyles and learning preferences. Click here for a breakdown of the modalities that will give you the best school-home-work balance. Summer and Fall 2021 registration is currently open for all students!

As you are registering for classes, be sure to look at the notes section and course location to identify the modality option for each class. The modalities are: Classroom-Based, Remote, Online, HyFlex, Hybrid In-person/Remote, and Hybrid In-person/OnlineHere are examples for how to identify each modality type in Navigate.

Spring 2021 Graduation is on Saturday, May 15, 2021!

RRCC offers classes that use Open Educational Resources and Low Cost Textbooks. View all available OER and Low Textbook Cost courses here.

See important dates or Search for classes online here.

Some or all of the instructional formats (modalities) for the Summer/Fall 2021 semesters may change due to an emergency situation affecting college operations, public safety, or public health, including the COVID-19 pandemic. In the event this happens to a class you are enrolled in, you will automatically be registered in the new format and notified of the change through your student-issued email account.

Please note: Tuition and fees are charged at the beginning of the semester and will remain in place regardless of any changes in instructional format. Tuition and fees will not be refunded in the event the curriculum delivery format changes for any part of the 2021-22 academic year.

Please continue checking your student email for updates and send an email to or call 303.914.6600 with questions or for more information.

Quick References for Registered Students

For specific hours and information on how departments are operating for the Spring 2021 semester, click on the links below. Many departments are available for remote appointments.  Click here for step-by-step directions on how to schedule an appointment in Navigate.  

   Academic Advising


 Cashier's Office

Financial Aid

Food Bank

The Learning Commons (Tutoring)


 Student Life ID procedure 

Student Records

Student Success Services

Wi-Fi access points are now available in designated RRCC parking lots. This is a service so students can connect to devices from their cars to log on to D2L and complete coursework and submit assignments.

Check out the Wi-Fi access map on where to park next to specific Arvada/Lakewood buildings and instructions on how to access the student wireless network. For wireless assistance, contact or call 303.914.6677.  For D2L/The Rock technical support, Live Chat or call 1.888.800.9198.

Get connected through the RRCC Virtual Student Union!

The RRCC Virtual Student Union is your resource hub on D2L providing you with the community, need-to-know services, support, events and more in one place! So, take a look around. This is your space. If you see a resource that is missing, let us know. If you have a great event idea, feel free to share. You can use the Discussions to share your suggestions, thoughts, and ideas with your digital community. Once you are registered for Spring 2021 classes, the Virtual Student Union will be available under “My Courses” on D2L. You can access D2L through The Rock at

To see how it works, watch this video: Virtual Student Union

Nervous about online and virtual instruction? The following websites have great information for online instruction. 

How much do classes cost?

Students taking the classroom-based, remote, hyflex, and hybrid courses pay the on-campus rate for tuition. The online courses labeled RRCCOnline or CCCOnline are the only courses in which students pay the online tuition rateClick here for full details on tuition and fees. Payment Plans are available, and you may qualify for Financial Aid.

 The Recreation Center Bond/Operating Fees along with the parking fee will not be charged for remote and hybrid classes in the Spring 2021 semester.  This is a savings of up to $135.86 for the term.

Compare tuition rates with 4-year institutions. 

Based on 2020/2021 tuition rates for 15 credits: 


On-Campus rates with COF

Online rates with COF

Colorado School of Mines



CU Boulder



Colorado State University



University of Northern Colorado



CU Denver









Not a student yet? Next steps?

Apply now to become an RRCC student. Have you already applied and need help with next steps? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Navigator.  Click here for step-by-step directions on how to schedule an appointment in Navigate.  

Need help selecting classes? Not sure which format of classes is best for you? Schedule an appointment with your Pathway Advisor.

Business – Debora Stefani

Humanities, Social Sciences, & Education – Jeff Parker

Creative & Preforming Arts – Bryce Schneider

Outdoor Leadership & Emergency Services - Lauren Badger

Health Sciences – Dan Macy (Arvada Campus: 303-914-6011)

Manufacturing & Technical Trades (CTE) – Christy Richter

Computer Information Technology – Aileen Sanchez

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)– Jennifer Hadden

What student support services are offered?

We currently provide a variety of services remotely. The following departments are taking virtual appointments.  Click here for step-by-step directions on how to schedule an appointment in Navigate.