School of Career Education (SCE) | Admission Information
RCOE SCE admits students who have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent on a space-available and first-come, first-served basis. Some courses have pre-requisites or assessment testing requirements. Please see Course Descriptions for details.
Students with academic or administrative holds will need to meet with the SCE Coordinator/Principal before enrolling or re-enrolling in an SCE class.
Students who have been administratively dropped or have self-dropped or withdrawn prior to successful completion of a program will need to meet with the SCE Coordinator/Principal before enrolling or re-enrolling in an SCE class.
STEP ONE: Orientation and Assessment
Meet with an Admissions Technician for an SCE orientation and assessment. Appointments can be made by phone or in person at our Student Services Centers:
9825 County Farm Rd.
Riverside, CA 92503
|Indio Service Center
Don F. Kenny Education Service Center
47‐336 Oasis St.
Indio, CA 92201
The SCE orientation provides an overview of programs and facilities, as well as school policies, procedures, and expectations. An admissions technician will assist with career plans and will provide basic information about payment and financial aid options. Orientation participation is mandatory for SCE programs. Orientation sessions are free and are for adults only; children are not allowed during testing, and no childcare will be provided.
STEP TWO: Registration
Proceed to the Registration Clerk to enroll in a program of study.
STEP THREE: Payment of Fees
Proceed to the Student Accounts Technician to discuss financial arrangements.
Payment in Full: Pay total class fees using a Visa, MasterCard, money order, or cashier’s check. Any course having a cost of $600 or less must be paid in full at time of registration.
Payment Plan Option: A payment plan option is available through the FACTS Tuition Management System. If choosing this option, you must make the initial down payment using a money order or cashier’s check. Payments made to FACTS after the initial down payment can be made using a MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or automatic withdrawal from a checking account. An initial $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed to students choosing the payment plan.
Students receiving assistance from workforce agencies, veterans programs, rehabilitation programs, Department of Labor services, and/or individual employers maybe eligible for program fee assistance; speak with your caseworker for confirmation. Students may also seek financial assistance through other sources, such as third-party loans, community groups, and private organizations that offer scholarships and special awards. Refer to the “Student Financial Planning Options” section of the handbook for further details.
Ronald A. Vito,
Career Technical Education
School of Career Education