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​Student Resources

Below you'll find information on how to get started with online learning.


Canvas Login Instructions ^

Canvas login instructions are available by clicking on the link below.
Canvas Login Instructions

Canvas and Mobile Devices ^

Students who prefer to use mobile devices to access Canvas should be aware that full Canvas functionality may require the use of a full PC or Mac web browser. See the link below for issues related to using mobile devices and Canvas.
Canvas and Mobile Devices

Getting Started in Canvas​ ^

View RCCD's non-graded course, Quest for Successto learn Canvas basics such as how to navigate and submit work in assignments and discussions. 

Canvas also provides live toll-free support 24/7 by calling (844) 603-4264 or through ​live Chat.

Online Course Schedule ^

The schedule of classes includes a list of courses that are available fully online and courses that combine online and face-to-face instruction. See the course schedules for Riverside City College, Moreno Valley College, and Norco College for more information.

Online Course Registration ^

Once you've decided which online courses you wish to take, you can register for those courses in person at any of the three RCCD colleges or through the RCCD Webadvisor system. You can access Webadvisor by clicking the link below. Login instructions are provided on the Webadvisor site.
RCCD Webadvisor

For more information on course registration, visit your local RCCD college's website or contact their Admission and Records department.

Online Bookstore ^

Students may purchase course textbooks and materials online through the online bookstore of each college. Click the link below for the online bookstore of the college where you are taking your course.
Moreno Valley College Bookstore, Norco College Bookstore, Riverside City College Bookstore

Student Online Readiness ^

Are you ready to be successful in your Online or Hybrid Classes? Several self-assessment tools are available on the Getting Started page. You may also wish to view the set of Online Student Readiness Tutorials created by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's office - a series of interactive multimedia tutorials that address the real challenges experienced by online students, new and experienced, while pursuing success in online classes.

Online Counseling & Tutoring ^

Check your home college website via the Student Support link in Canvas for more information.

Non-California Residents ^

According to a US Department of Education 2010 regulation, RCCD is required to obtain authorization from a state if any of that state’s students enroll in a distance education course at one of RCCD’s three colleges. Several states are requiring fees for this authorization. As a public institution, RCCD cannot require students to pay this fee. If you live in one of the following states, AL, AR, IN, KY, LA MD, MN, NY, OR, UT, WY, that requires an authorization fee, you will not be allowed to enroll in distance education courses. If you enroll in an online course, you will be dropped within 48 hours of enrollment. If you have further questions about this situation, please check the contact information for individual States for your state about fee requirements. The procedure for complaint resolution follows.

Complaint Resolution

As part of the process, RCCD is required to provide current and prospective students with contact information for filing complaints.

  1. For complaints regarding grades, course requirements and course procedures, follow the RCCD grievance process which is outlined in AP 5522 Student Grievance Process.
  2. If any issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with your state. The Contact Information for Individual States provides phone number, email and/or links to state agencies for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
  3. RCCD’s three colleges are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).  The ACCJC provides information for those who wish to make a complaint against member institutions and/or against the ACCJC.
  4. Students may also file complaints with the State Chancellor's Office, www.cccco.edu and the
    US Department of Education, US Dept. of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington DC 20202.
  5. For questions concerning the complaint process or the new US DoE regulations affecting distance education, contact the Distance Education office, 951-222-8195.