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RCCD: Information ​for COVID-19​


The mission of the Riverside Community College District Study Abroad Program (RCCD-SAP) is to provide RCCD students from th​e three colleges (Moreno Valley, Norco, Riverside City) with opportunities for study and service learning, and travel abroad.  Through faculty-led semester study abroad, faculty-led short-term course abroad, and travel tours, RCCD-SAP offers wide varieties of programs and destinations aimed at promoting personal growth, expanding individual’s horizon, cultivating global citizenship, intercultural understanding, and preparing students for possible international career opportunities. Study Abroad Program is RCCD students’ gateway to international travel. ​


  • To offer study abroad opportunities to RCCD students while continuing earning credits toward their desired academic goal.​
  • ​​To support faculty and students in the implementation of a study abroad program from the moment of program development through re-entry and beyond. 
  • To expand and diversify study abroad offerings to ensure wider access to students from varied academic, ethnic, socio-economic backgrounds.
  • To utilize and promote internal and external financial aid and scholarship tools to create equitable distribution of resources to encourage students’ participation. ​

Location/Contact Information

RCCD Study Abroad Program
RCC Digita​l Library
3rd Floor, Room 313
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506

Nassef "Sef" Girgis
(951) 222-8374​​​