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Early College

RCC’s Early College program allows high school students at participating high schools to take RCC campus or online courses.

RCC Early College courses are:

  • Taught by RCC faculty.
  • Offered through the standard RCC schedule of classes ( and available to the general student population.
  • Located at one of the three RCC campuses or taught online.
  • Available to high school students at a discounted rate, provided the courses are arranged through the high school’s liaison and billed directly to the high school. Students should check with the high school about student costs and if the school has any available funding for course costs and/or books.
  • Recorded on a student’s RCC transcript. The high school determines if the course(s) will apply to students’ high school record/diploma.

The Pathfinder Handbook for High School Students is your complete guide to Early College.

Early College Rogue Ready Checklist

Step 1. Discuss your Interest with your High School’s RCC Liaison 

  • Is my RCC course of interest appropriate? Do I meet the course prerequisites
  • Can the RCC course apply to a high school diploma?
  • Is my timing right?
  • Will my high school pay for the course? Books? Will my high school tell RCC I will be picking up the books or will a high school staff member do so?

Step 2. Apply for Admission/Obtain your RCC ID#  Students may already have an RCC ID#; check with your liaison or contact Rogue Central at (541-245-7501). Optional: Student completes RCC interest form if student wants help from an RCC Admission Coach. 

Step 3. Take the RCC Placement Test offered at your high school or RCC

Step 4. Register for classes. Log in to your myROGUE account and select “Register for classes”. Check with your high school to ensure 3rd party billing form voucher is submitted each term of participation by the first day of the term. Sample completed voucher

Advising note: check your myROGUE “Program Planner” to see if you have an advising hold. If you do, contact Advising. You may also email your advisor through your myROGUE program planner. Advising appointment phone numbers: 541-245-7552 (Riverside Medford Campus) or 541-956-7192 (Redwood Grants Pass campus)

Step 5. Students are required to take an online New Student Orientation (NSO) before starting classes at RCC. Log into myRogue and select New Student Orientation

You will also need to complete online sexual harassment and discrimination training modules. These modules will be emailed to you.

Printable Checklist Flyers of this process

Students: Early College Rogue Ready Checklist Flyer (pdf)
High School Liaisons: Early College Rogue Ready Checklist for High School Staff

Student Responsibility:

It is the student's responsibility to  follow the Rogue Ready steps detailed above, apply to the college online, keep track of their RCC ID and password, make advising appointments, register themselves in courses, take the placement test prior to their first term, watch add/drop and other deadlines on the academic calendar, and work with their high school liaison to determine if the courses will apply to their high school diplomas. RCC is not responsible for monitoring students' enrollment.