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Robeson Community College

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Follow the steps below to apply for credit classes or register for a continuing education class at RCC.

Follow these steps to apply for credit classes leading to an associates degree, diploma or certificate.

Admission to Robeson Community College is a multi-step process. Please follow the steps outlined below in order to ensure that your application to RCC is completed in a timely manner.

1 - Complete Residency Determination

Complete the RDS (Residency Determination Service) first to start your Admissions process. The Application for Admission cannot be submitted without first obtaining your RCN (Residency Certification Number).

Visit the RDS website and click on the “Initial Consideration” tab for a list of documents you may need to provide throughout the RDS process.

Complete Residency Determination

2 - Determine Your Program of Study

If you are undecided about career goals, speak with an Admissions Counselor by calling 910-272-3342.

A to Z Program List 

4 - Request official transcripts
  • High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency/Adult High School
  • College Transcripts (if applicable)

Official transcripts should be sent directly to 5160 Fayetteville Road, PO Box 1420 Lumberton, NC  28360. RCC cannot accept unofficial or unsealed copies from the applicant.

GED transcripts must be requested through the DiplomaSender. If you are a military service member or a veteran and need a military transcript, it can be requested here

5 - Meet with an Admissions Counselor

Call admissions at 910-272-3342 and schedule a time to interview with an Admissions Counselor to determine your placement testing needs and sign up for a testing session.

6 - Complete Financial Aid Application

You can apply for federal aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online or by mailing it to the federal processor. You should allow four to six weeks for processing. The financial aid award year runs from July 1st to June 30th. Applications for the upcoming school year are available in the Financial Aid Office after January 15th. You must complete an application for financial aid each year

Apply Here: FAFSA on the Web

Click here for additional information about the Financial Aid process can be found here.

7 - Attend New Student Orientation

Make plans to attend a New Student Orientation (NSO) at RCC. During NSO you will interact with faculty, staff and students, attend break-out sessions to learn more about college resources and organizations, and register for classes. This day will help prepare you for a successful college experience!

Click here to sign up for NSO

To register for a continuing education class, please call 910-272-3630.