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Rockingham Community College

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Welcome To Rockingham Community College

Michael S. Helmick, Ed.D.

At RCC, you can open the door to a new world of possibilities. You may choose to earn a degree that will give you the skills needed to begin a successful career or transfer to a four-year college or university. You may choose to take continuing education courses that will help you get a new or better job, or you may be an employer who will use RCC’s business services to help your business grow. Or you may just want to take a course for fun and learn something new. Whatever your educational goals, we can help you achieve them.

Rockingham Community College is also a great place to make new friends, have new experiences and grow as a person. We offer a host of opportunities for activities outside the classroom, from athletic events and student organizations to the many exhibits, workshops, and lectures that you can attend.

We also offer a beautiful campus, with over 250 acres to enjoy. And we have a dedicated faculty and staff who are always available to assist you in any way possible, from arranging tutoring to working with you to find the best career to fit your goals and abilities.

So welcome to Rockingham Community College. At RCC, we believe that wherever you are in life, your journey is just beginning, and we’re glad you’ve chosen to start your journey here.


Michael S. Helmick, Ed.D.


There’s a lot to say about Rockingham Community College – way too much for one page. The links below will take you to pages that offer detailed information of every aspect of our college.

Programs & Services will give you a complete overview of the many educational opportunities we offer.

Mission, Purpose & Values puts forth our overall goals and how we achieve them.

Info en Espanõl has information about RCC for Spanish-speaking students.

Quick Facts offers statistics about the college as well as demographic information about the student body from the Institutional Research & Planning Office.

Grants is where you will find information about grants.

Athletics provides an overview of our sports teams.

Organizational Chart is where you will find the organizational chart of the college.

Our Campus offers maps and directions that make it easy for you to find us, wherever you are.

Our History recounts the major milestones of the college since we were chartered in 1963.

Faculty & Staff Directory is an alphabetical listing that allows you to contact employees.

Administration lists our administrators and deans, along with their contact information.

Employment @ RCC is where you will find our current job postings.

RCC Foundation offers information about our non-profit Foundation, which helps provide funds for scholarships, equipment and professional development.

QEP refers to our Quality Enhancement Plan, an important and required component of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) re-accreditation process.

FERPA Policy provides information on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, which protects the privacy of a student’s educational records.

Accreditation has information on our accreditation to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Contact Information is where you’ll find phone numbers and email addresses for our various offices and locations, as well as our mailing address.