Information Sessions, Campus Tours Slated in January

Monday, December 16, 2019
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Learn about all Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) has to offer by attending an Information Session in January at RVCC’s Branchburg campus. The College is offering General Information Sessions as well as special sessions for its Cosmetology and Esthetics programs.

In addition, a special Information Session focusing on RVCC’s participation in the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) Program will be held Tuesday, January 7, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Event Center (Room 102). The CCOG program offers free tuition for those who qualify.

RVCC’s General Information Sessions and campus tours are scheduled for Thursday, January 23, from 4-5 p.m., and Friday, January 31, from 10-11 a.m. Both will be held in the RVCC Event Center (Room A).

During the sessions, RVCC Admissions specialists will provide information about:

• Enrolling in classes for the 14-week Spring Semester starting January 21, and a 12-week session staring February 3

• Programs designed to help students transfer to top colleges and universities in New Jersey, across the country, and even in Europe

• Career training programs, designed in partnership with local industry, that can be completed in a year or less

• The admissions process

• Financial aid options and scholarship opportunities

• Free tuition for those who qualify, though RVCC’s participation in the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) Program

RVCC will offer an Information Session for its Beauty Professions programs on Tuesday, January 7, from 5-6:30 p.m., and Tuesday, January 21, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the Workforce Training Center. During the Beauty Professions Information Sessions, participants will learn about RVCC’s programs in Cosmetology and Esthetics (Skin Care) as they view and participate in hands-on hair demonstrations; meet the programs’ director; take part in a question-and-answer segment; and apply for either program. RVCC’s Cosmetology and Esthetics programs feature an accomplished teaching staff, innovative teaching methods, and opportunities for job shadowing and salon practicum. The programs offer proactive job placement for graduates.

The College’s next daytime Cosmetology program will be held January 27, 2020 - November 25, 2020. Classes are held Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. RVCC’s next daytime Esthetics program is scheduled for February 24, 2020 - August 25, 2020.

Classes are held Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For information about the Cosmetology or Esthetics programs, contact Marcia Bird at 908-526-1200, ext. 8618 or For additional information about the programs, visit or

To register for an Information Session, visit and click on January. For additional information, contact the Admissions Department at 908-526-1200, ext. 7009 or

Ranked by,, and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



December 16, 2019

PR #65