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Hea​ding​ 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.​
  • ​For students who are seeking an accommodation for a medical exemption for the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, please complete the Student Medical Academic Adjustment Request for COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption Form​. Please note, the medical documentation must include a diagnosis, a link between the diagnosis and the medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement; it must be on letterhead and signed by the medical provider. In addition, please know this process is for students seeking enrollment in classes for which there are no online alternatives.
    • ​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.