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International Orientation

Welcome to RCC!

We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!  Be sure you checking Applying for an F1 Visa and Housing pages to ensure that you are completing all the requirements necessary prior to your arrival.

International Student Services hosts International Orientation for all new international students approximately 1 week prior to the start of classes (the start date on your I-20.)  Attendance is mandatory for all new students!

Spring 2016 International Orientation

Monday January 18, 2016

College Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday January 19, 2016

Placement Testing

For Students Needing Testing Only

All new RCC students are required to do Math and English placement testing prior to registering for classes.  Some exemptions are available.

Dates are available for testing prior to January 19.  Please make sure to look at the testing schedule.  January 19 has been set aside for any international students who cannot test prior to this date.

Testing can take 3-5 hours to complete.

9:30amCheck-In for Testing
Technology Center
Admissions Suite


Wednesday January 20, 2016

International Student Orientation

All New International Students Must Report

9:30amCheck- In
Student Union Building
Room 3214
9:45am - 12pm International Student Orientation
12pm - 12:45pm Lunch

Optional Tour of Stony Point Center
For students needing housing
Free shuttle provided


Thursday January 21, 2016

SOAR - Student Orientation and Registration

All New International Students Must Report
Registration is Required

There are various SOAR dates available prior to January 21.  You are welcome to attend any of them if you are able to, but you must do placement testing beforehand.

All students must register for SOAR in order to attend.  All students will meet with their adviser and register for classes during SOAR.  You will not be allowed to attend SOAR if you do not sign up beforehand.

You must have your RCC log-in and password to sign up.  If you do not have a log-in please write to to request a log-in.



Technology Center

11:30am - 1:00pm Academic Advisement & Registration


Saturday January 23, 2016

First Day of Classes

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