Upon admission to the College, you will be required to take the Computer Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System (COMPASS) if your placement in English, reading, and mathematics cannot be determined by ACT scores or transfer credits. Your placement test scores will be used to determine course selection.
Advising and Counseling
RPCC is dedicated to supporting students' educational development and personal well-being. To this end, the Office of Counseling Services offers students academic, career, and personal counseling in an accepting environment that encourages learning, self exploration, and academic success. Staff members also provide help with, and/or information about, the following:
- Course selection and scheduling
- Placement tests
- College policies and procedures
- Personal issues that may be interfering with academic success
- Disability services
- Career concerns
- Transfer issues/resources
- Study skills information
- Time management
- Decision-making skills
Are you unsure of your academic and career goals? Do you have questions about writing a resume? If so, then the Office of Counseling Services can help. Counseling Services offers career counseling to enrolled students. So once your first semester is underway, you can take advantage of this service.
Let the Office of Counseling Services guide you through the career development process, enabling you to make a well-informed career decision. Career assessments are also available at no cost.