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River Parishes Community College FALL 2023 SEMESTER COMMENCES AUGUST 21st

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River Parishes Community College (RPCC) will kick off their fall semester on August 21, 2023. 

For the wider South Louisiana river region, RPCC is a comprehensive institution with a long history of offering academic and vocational paths to local universities. 

There are many academic, technical, and health science programs available that give top-notch instruction and the abilities required to succeed in the competitive job market of today. There are at least 16 distinct Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, and Certificate programs to choose from.

RPCC offers pertinent training and prompt responsiveness to local and regional industry needs with high-demand programs such as welding, process technology, instrumentation, medical assistant, and practical nursing. 

RPCC’s growing list of University Pathways include partnerships with University of Southern Mississippi, Bellevue University in Nebraska, and Southeastern Louisiana University. 

RPCC is comprised of four campuses: Gonzales, Reserve, Westside in Plaquemine, and United Way of St. Charles Campus in Boutte. The college has partnerships with community partners across the service area such as the East Iberville Industry Neighbor Companies (East Iberville INC) sponsored PTEC course at the St. Gabriel Community Center, WorkReady U offered in St. Rose, and technical training offered at St. James Parish Schools Career and Technical Center. 

Dual Enrollment opportunities are offered in nearly all our communities allowing high school students to earn college credits. Workforce Training is offered on-site across the region for companies like Noranda, Entergy, and many others. Whether looking to complete high school, improve your career skills, earn an Associates, or complete coursework that transfers to a degree at a four-year university, RPCC has the course and the campus that is convenient for you.

A complete listing of programs can be found at https://www.rpcc.edu/academics/academic-programs under Academic Programs. RPCC has a policy of open enrollment. Future students simply need to submit an online admission application, a record of their immunizations, and, if necessary, documentation of their selective service registration to get started. Visit rpcc.edu or call 225-743-8500 for further details.

RPCC is a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS). RPCC is committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants, as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, religious or political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity, citizenship, national origin, age, disability/handicap, marital status or veteran’s status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, family medical history or genetic information, and the sickle cell trait, in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Executive Order 11246, as amended; the Louisiana Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 and 504); the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination ACT of 2008; and any other applicable Federal and Louisiana State laws against discrimination. 

River Parishes Community College, a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and an accredited member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, does not discriminate in its programs and activities based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age, and provides equal access to Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Shalither S. Cushenberry, has been chosen to respond to student-related issues concerning the nondiscrimination policy at [email protected] or 225-743-8526. Faculty and staff are encouraged to contact Brian Vermeire in the Office of Human Resources at [email protected] or 225-743-8539.

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Accomplish your educational and professional goals. Take the next step and apply to join the River Parishes Community College family.

Campus Locations

Gonzales Campus
925 W. Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA. 70737

Reserve Campus
181 Regala Park Road
Reserve, LA. 70084

St. Charles Campus
13145 HWY 90
Boutte, LA. 70039

Westside Campus
25250 Tenant Road
Plaquemine, LA. 70764

Westbank Workforce Training Center
Donaldsonville High School
100 Tiger Drive
Donaldsonville, LA. 70346


River Parishes Community College is committed to collaboration, accountability, respect & inclusion,
excellence, and sustainability.

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