New Student Campus Tours

New students starting their programs will receive an email inviting them to register for a campus tour.

Why is it important to attend this tour?

  • Avoid the lineups to organize your student ID, payments, parking and textbooks in advance!
  • Get familiar with the College campus and the location of your program.
  • Receive important information on the College services and supports that are available to you as well as how you can get involved in student activities.

Remember to make the most of your experience, by getting involved and staying connected!

Red River Ready Events

All new students will be receiving an email inviting them to register for the Red River Ready event. Information booths and workshops will be offered during this event.

The Red River Ready events will take place on:

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the Exchange District Campus
2:00pm – 5:30pm
(Includes Paterson GlobalFoods Institute and Exchange District Campus programs)

Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Notre Dame Campus
11:00am – 4:00pm and 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Information Booths

Representatives from departments throughout RRC will be hosting booths to connect with you and answer any of your questions.

  • Academic Success Centre
  • Athletics and Recreation Services
  • Awards and Financial Aid
  • Diversity Initiatives
  • International Education
  • Safety and Health Services
  • School of Indigenous Education
  • RRC Students’ Association
  • Student Employment Services
  • and more!

Workshops

A variety of workshops will help inform and familiarize you with the tools and technology you’ll use throughout your program. Topics include:

Study Smarter, Not Harder

A few small changes in how you approach studying can significantly impact your success at college. Learn how you can harness all the power in your brain to study smarter not harder.

Get Started with LEARN

Learn how to access your course materials and view your grades online using LEARN. Review the basics of the online LEARN platform including setting up notifications, handing in assignments online, taking online quizzes, and more.

New Student Computer Systems and Accounts

Understand the College IT resources available to you and learn about HUB, student email, printing, passwords, WebAdvisor and Self-Service. It is important that you have the resources you need to get off to a good start.

The Role of the RRC Students’ Association

Come and be a part of the action! Find out about the role of the Students’ Association and how you can become involved in some of the fun activities that are being offered on campus. The Students’ Association is here for you and we want you to take full advantage of who we are and what we do. We provide many services including; campus events, advocacy, volunteer and employment positions, scholarships, health and dental plan, bus passes and more.

Awards and Financial Aid

Did you know that RRC administered awards, bursaries and scholarships totalling more than $2.9 million to help student achieve their goals? The College’s Awards and Financial Aid Office provides a number of support services to students including information on financial assistance programs available to Manitoba students. Come and hear more about what is available to you.

Stress and Wellness: Finding Balance at College

It is important to have a college that fosters a welcoming, safe and responsive environment that supports the mental health and well-being of students. As well each of us can take steps to support our wellbeing. Join us to find out more about the wide range of programs, services and activities that are available to you. Try something new today!

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find out what it means at RRC

RRC is committed to ensuring that every member of the College community is respected and is free from discrimination, harassment and sexual violence. Attend this session to find out how students, staff and faculty work together to create a respectful learning environment that best supports your success as a student.

Communication Supports for Students who speak English as an Additional Language (EAL)         

Learn about the supports available at RRC for students who speak English as an additional language to enhance your language, and to understand the impact of culture in communication. These skills play a vital role in your success both at college and in the workplace.

Parking

Notre Dame Campus Parking

We are able to provide limited free parking for this event in our 4W student parking lot. If any guests would like to park closer, or if that lot is full you must then park in any of the Pay & Display lots and are required to purchase a parking pass at the pay stations. Parking meters accept coin and credit cards only. For parking, drive west on Notre Dame Ave (west of Route 90) and turn right (North) on Lorimer Lane. On your right hand side, you will see the 4W parking lot. Our Commissionaires booth, is located at the front bus loop off of Notre Dame Ave on Dalton Crescent if you need further assistance please feel free to ask them for direction on where to park. See a map ›

Exchange District Campus Parking

Street parking is available in the area surrounding the Exchange District Campus. Parking meters accept coins and credit cards only, with the option to pay online via the PayByPhone mobile app or website. Red River College is not affiliated with PayByPhone and its products and services.

Bike

There are options to make cycling a safe and convenient method of commuting to Red River College. Learn more ›

Bus

Winnipeg Transit is the number one way our students get to and from campus and most students are eligible for a reduction in a monthly bus pass. Learn more ›

Important Reminders

  • If you would like to request accommodations for the meet-up sessions please notify Accessibility Services i.e. ASL interpreter or note-taker.
  • Check out our New Student Top 10 Checklist with a list of things to remember before you begin your studies at RRC.
  • All First Nation, Métis and Inuit students should take the opportunity to visit the Indigenous Support Centre to meet our team and to learn about the supports and services available.
  • International students should refer to our International Education Office for further details.