Nondiscrimination Policy

Rappahannock Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. RCC shall promote and maintain equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions including lactation, age (except where age is a bona fide occupational qualification), status as a veteran, national origin, or other non-merit factors. RCC also prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual violence or harassment.

Inquiries may be directed to the Director of Human Resources Caroline Stelter at, 12745 College Drive, Glenns, VA 23149, 804-758-6728.

If you need the nondiscrimination policy translated into another language, or in an alternate format so that you can access it, please contact the Dean of Student Development Dr. David Keel at, 12745 College Drive, Glenns, VA 23149, 804-758-6731.

RCC provides inclusive access to exceptional training and educational opportunities meeting the community’s needs and preparing individuals for success as learners, employees, and citizens.

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Additional Resources

  • Accreditation

Rappahannock Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees and certificates. Questions  about  the accreditation of  Rappahannock Community College  may  be  directed  in  writing  to the  Southern Association of  Colleges  and Schools  Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane,  Decatur,  GA   30033-4097,  by calling (404)  679-4500,  or  by  using information available  on  SACSCOC’s  website (

As one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges, RCC is approved by the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges. The college’s two associate degrees — Arts and Sciences and Applied Science — are approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

The Associate Degree in Nursing Program at RCC is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Contact the ACEN (formerly NLNAC) at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN program) and the Certificate program in Practical Nursing (PN program) are approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Contact the Virginia Board of Nursing through the Virginia Department of Health Professions, Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Virginia 23233.

The EMS Programs, Basic, and Advanced through Intermediate, are accredited by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Service. The Rappahannock Community College Paramedic Career Studies Certificate programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To Contact CAAHEP
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

To Contact COAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Fax 214-703-8992

The college is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and is approved for listing in the U.S. Office of Education directories.



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