Spring 2017 Online Course Dates

Session ASession B
January 7 – March 3, 2017*March 4 – April 28, 2016*


Summer 2016 Online Course Dates

Session ASession B
 April 30 – June 24, 2016* June 25 – August 19, 2016*


Fall 2016 Online Course Dates

Session ASession B
 August 27 – Oct. 21, 2016* October 22 – Dec. 16, 2016*

*Courses close 2 weeks after course end dates.

WEB1000 Online Student Orientation is open to everyone at Rochester College; access this *orientation from the Home page at online.rc.edu.

*Note: CEL students have an additional Online Orientation class.

Requirements for taking online classes at Rochester College include

  • Access to a computer with at least a 1GHz processor with audio capabilities
  • Microsoft Word processing software, version 97-2003 or higher, or compatible
  • Internet connection (high-speed recommended; for videos a connection of 300 Kbps or above is needed)
  • Rochester College computer network account (sent to students via email, upon enrollment)

Students must be comfortable working with technology and a computer. This means working with files (download, save, edit, attach), using an Internet browser, and understanding basic computer security features such as pop-up blockers.  

Students who are unfamiliar with technology should enroll in CIS 1103 Software Applications or equivalent before taking an online course.

Our current online platform is MOODLE, an open source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS).

Online registration for returning students is still processed through your student portal: my.rc.edu/student/login.