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The new Roxbury Community College opens in fall 2017
RCC Students enjoy the welcome back BBQ last fall. This year, student events like this can be held in our new student commons. (Photo: PHOTO: PHUONG TANG, ROXBURY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

The New Roxbury Community College (RCC) opens in Fall 2017! The College is currently undergoing $72.5 million in renovations, and our fully-renovated Media Arts Center, new Student Commons and new Health Sciences Building open this fall. While RCC will look completely different, what makes us great hasn’t changed.

Roxbury Community College (RCC) is a diverse, forward-thinking, student-centered and inclusive community college, located in the heart of Boston. We’re steps away from Mission Hill and Dudley Square, and minutes away from Fenway and the Longwood Medical Area. There’s no better place to study and learn than RCC.

We have 15+ student organizations which regularly plan events, including the International Multicultural Club, the RCC Chapter of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Club (ASBMB), the Video/Audio Club, and many more. Our Student Government Association (SGA) regularly holds events, as does the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. There’s also a full calendar of events at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center and the Media Arts Center.

At RCC, our faculty and staff are committed to your success. Our small class sizes guarantee that your teachers will have the time needed to provide you with personalized support and guidance. Our faculty regularly meets with students outside of the classroom, to provide both personal and academic advice. We have programs and offices dedicated to providing you with support on personal matters, so that you never feel alone. You’re more than just a number at RCC: you’re an important and valuable part of our community.

Ready to become a part of our dynamic community? Visit One-Stop Open Registration:

August 21, 2017 – September 5, 2017

Roxbury Community College,

Building 2

1234 Columbus Avenue

Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

You can get a head start by applying online at

Corporate and Community Education (CCE) at RCC

Are you ready to start a new career or grow professionally, but interested in a short-term or certificate program? Our Corporate and Community Education and Lifelong learning courses are a good place to start!

Our CCE office is moving to the new Health Sciences Building this fall, and we’ll be offering a full suite of Health Sciences training programs out of the new space, to meet Boston employers’ continuous demand for highly qualified specialists.

Phlebotomy Technician Program

Join this comprehensive, 204-hour program to kick-start your career in this rapidly-growing field! Graduates are prepared for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) national certification exam.

Start Date: September 19, 2017

Class Details: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Pharmacy Technician Program

Offered through our partnership with CVS Health, this 270-hour program includes a 150-hour internship at CVS Health! Graduates are prepared to take the National Pharmacy Training Certification (PTCB) exam.

Start Date: September 13, 2017

Class Details: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Medical Interpreter Program

Join this program to obtain employment as a medical interpreter in a verity of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, medical offices and care facilities. The fall course schedule is open to multiple languages!

Language Assessments: September 13, 2017 at 6 p.m. (Building 2, Room 101)

State Date: September 25, 2017

Class Details: Mondays & Wednesday, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

To learn more about these classes or to fill out the pre-registration form, visit

Lifelong Learning at RCC

Lifelong Learning courses offer something for everyone, whether you want to develop or hone your skills for professional or personal growth, or you just enjoy learning new things and want to take a fun class!

Featured Fall 2017 courses:


Is not having a high school diploma holding you back? Get a fresh start with our HiSET/GED Preparation classes! Classes start in September. Call (617) 933-7410 to inquire about class schedules and fees.

Entrepreneurship Seminar: Create Your Own Job

Take your idea to the next level and learn how to start your own business!

Start Date: September 11, 2017

Class Details: Mondays 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (8 weeks)

To learn more about Lifelong Learning classes, visit

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