Student Services

New Student Orientation

Welcome Home, Rougarous!
New Student Orientation (NSO) marks the exciting launch of a transformative journey for first-year and Transfer scholars. This vibrant event sets the tone for an unmatched college experience, where first-year and first-time transfer students are warmly embraced by the academic community and RPCC Administration. New Student Orientation provides a snapshot to campus life, academic resources, and a host of opportunities. Through engaging workshops, interactive sessions, and collaborative activities, students create connections, cultivate essential skills, and gain invaluable insights to successfully navigate Rougarou Nation.

Time to Schedule

Gonzales Dates:

All events are 1pm to 3pm

May 22

MAY 28 Veteran's Only

May 29

JUNE 4 Veteran's Only

June 12

June 19

June 26

July 25

July 30

Reserve Dates:

All events are 1pm to 3pm

June 5

June 20 




St. Charles Dates:

All events are 1pm to 3pm

May 14

June 27


Online Dates:

All events are 1pm to 3pm

May 27

Need more information, contact Malik Smith, Director of Recruitment at [email protected]

Take the next step

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


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

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