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​Heading Back to Campus

Riverside Community College District is following federal, state and county regulations as plans move forward to fully reopen the campuses of Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College. District and college leaders are holding monthly town hall meetings and providing new Safe Return Updates​ every other week to students, faculty and staff. The plans for upcoming terms and semesters are outlined below, and will be updated as further direction is received from state and local authorities.​​

Summer 2021: June - August 22

  • Assumes Riverside County Risk Level - MINIMAL
  • Most courses will be offered online, with an expansion of hybrid and on-campus courses offered.   
  • Explore the summer schedule of classes
  • All administrators will return to on-site work locations by June 7 and classified staff by June 16, with ​limited exceptions as per District policies and procedures and review by HRER.
  • Individuals on campus will be expected to adhere to posted health and safety guidelines.

Fall 2021: ​August 23 - December 16


A Safe Return to Campus ​
  • A full restoration of services and operations as they were prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The majority of classes will return to a regular schedule (80% on-campus and 20% Online)
  • Explore the fall schedule of classes
  • On-campus lectures and labs may have PPE requirements.
  • 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 to pre-COVID levels, as permissible by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
  • Faculty and staff will be on campus, in offices and classrooms, while adhering to safety protocols.
  • RCCD will facilitate vaccinations for all employees and students.
Contingency Plans

Return to campus if there are capacity and distancing restrictions:
  • A partial transition of instruction, support services and operations to remote delivery.
  • On-campus classes, lectures and labs may have capacity limitations, distancing and PPE requirements.
  • Some classes scheduled on campus will be changed to hybrid or moved online due to capacity or distancing restrictions.
  • Academic and Student Support Services will be offered online and in-person with distancing and PPE requirements.
  • Events may be moved online as needed based on capacity limits.
  • Capacity, signage, plexi-barriers, and changes to furnishings may be made.
  • Faculty and staff will be on campus, in offices and classrooms, while adhering to capacity, distancing and safety protocols.​
Modifications if there is a resurgence in the COVID-19 Pandemic:
  • Most classes scheduled on campus will be moved to hybrid or online 
  • Academic and Student Support Services will be offered online
  • Athletics programs may operate with certain restrictions if allowed by the California Community Colleges Athletics Association (CCCAA).
  • Employees will be transitioned off-site to safely support instruction and support services, and will return on-site when it is safe and feasible to do so.
  • ​All individuals on campus will be expected to adhere to ongoing health and safety guidelines.​




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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:
Positive Case Handling​


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.

If you have symptoms, logon to the County's triage website at: ​https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/

World Health Organization Instructions on handwashing:

Freq​uently Asked Questions Concerning STATE stay-at-home orders

COVID 101

​I Tested Positive/Have Symptoms Next Steps​






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