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​Heading​ Back to Campus

Due to worsening conditions associated with COVID-19, the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees approved a new resolution (No. 02 – 21/22) on August 10, 2021 requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty, classified professionals and visitors who will be accessing District facilities or the campuses of Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College.​

Board of Trustees Resolutions

District and college leaders have held town hall meetings and are providing new Safe Return Updates​  to students, faculty and staff.  

Explore the fall schedule of classes

* Due to the rapidly evolving nature ​of the COVID-19 pandemic, information and guidelines posted on this site may be updated as new information becomes available.

Current Guidelines

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  • ​​​Students, Employees and Visitors must show the CLEARED4 blue or green pass at one of the check-in stations on campus. Follow the signs to the nearest check-in station and be prepared to show your pass.
  • ​A​ll students must provide evidence of partially vaccinated status no later than August 19, 2021 prior to participating in onsite, face-to-face instruction and student support services, and to provide evidence of fully vaccinated status no later than September 30, 2021 for the Fall 2021 semester.
  • ​​Partially vaccinated students will be required to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing with evidence of negative test results prior to accessing District offices and College facilities. 
  • Unvaccinated students will only be able to access online student support services and enroll in online distance education courses, which will be increased as an accommodation, and will not be able to enroll in face-to-face instruction.​
    • ​Need help with accessing the Cleared4 system?  
      • Visit a check-in station on campus and go to the special assistance line (from August 23 to August 30, 2021)

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  • Protective face coverings are required in all District/College ​buildings​​, and outdoors where six feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained.
    If you are indoors with other people, regardless of vaccination status​, keep everyone safe - wear your mask! When outdoors on campus, masks are still recommended.

  • Academic and Student Support Services will be offered online and in-person.
  • Athletics programs will operate with certain restrictions as recommended by the California Community Colleges Athletics Association (CCCAA).
  • Extra-curricular activities and events will return as permissible by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
  • Faculty and staff on campus, in offices and classrooms will adhere to safety protocols.
  • RCCD will facilitate vaccinations for all employees and students.

​​​​​Plan B Taskforce Recommendation

Safe Return Plan B+ for Fall 2021
        Taskforce Recommendations​ - 8/18/2021

Do you have questions? 

Visit the FAQs page or Email us at covid19@rccd.edu 
or call us at (951) 222-8662.

If you have tested positive/have been exposed to covid19/have

​symptoms please follow these steps:
COVID-19 Case Reporting & Procedures​​
Covid 19 CalOSHA Temporary Standards

For information related to Riverside County COVID-19 cases, testing sites and resources, visit: https://www.rivcoph.org/

Interested in getting tested​? Riverside County residents interested in getting screened for coronavirus at one of several county-operated testing sites can now make an appointment online at www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus/testing

Residents can also call 800-945-6171, seven days a week between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. The wait time to make an appointment by phone is shorter between 5 and 10 p.m.

Did you know that Riverside County Health hosts daily livestreams at 4 pm? Tune into ​https://www.facebook.com/countyriversidedepartmentofpublichealth/ to learn about the latest updates concerning COVID-19.