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Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College is committed to the success of its diverse students and communities by providing dynamic educational opportunities and resources that lead to degrees, certificates, transfer, career and technical pathways, basic skills proficiency, and lifelong learning.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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Admissions & Records Home

Student Services Building, SS120 • (562) 908-3415 • FAX (562)463-3153 Contact Us


The Admissions and Records Office is where students start and finish their educational journey at Rio Hondo College. The staff is committed to ensuring that all of our students receive the support and assistance necessary to be successful from the application and registration process through graduation. On December 14th, 2016, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution in support of all students, especially those who are undocumented. View Resolution .

Admissions and Records Hours:

Admissions Counter:

Monday-Thursday 8am – 7pm*
Friday 8am – 2pm*

Photo ID/Tap Card Window:

Monday-Thursday 8am – 7pm*
Friday 8am – 2pm*

Payment Window (open 1st day of Priority Registration – Last day to add):

Monday-Thursday 8am – 7pm*
Friday 8am – 2pm*

*During peak periods, should the average waiting time for students exceed the office closing hours, we will have to close the line to ensure that the office closes on time. When this situation arises, we ask the students to come back during regular business hours. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this busy time .

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Doing Business with RHC

The Rio Hondo Community College District Board of Trustees has adopted a centralized purchasing concept whereby the District will endeavor to obtain the optimal combination of quality, price and delivery in the procurement of goods or services. The Board of Trustees has adopted policies and procedures to meet these policy goals.

This general information is published in compliance with Sections 54202 and 54204 of the California Government Code. The Rio Hondo Purchasing philosophy is to maintain the public trust by incorporating the highest ethical standards and best value in the procurement process for the maximum benefit of students, faculty and staff. The Rio Hondo College procurement professionals use their expertise to ensure that all transactions meet legal requirements, district policies, and industry best practices.

Under the law, the Board of Trustees has the ultimate responsibility for purchases and contracts of the District. The Board of Trustees, in accordance with Education Code Section 81656, delegates authority to the Superintendent/President who authorizes the Director of Contract Management and Vendor Services to purchase supplies, materials, apparatus, equipment, and services involving expenditures by the District up to, but not to exceed limits in accordance with Public Contract Code (PCC) 20651 et. seq. All contracts entered into by such designate shall be approved, or ratified by the Board of Trustees, as evidenced by a motion duly passed and adopted.

Becoming a Merchant

Individual merchants who have items or services to sell, literature to distribute, or who wish to post publicity on campus must first get approval from the Office of Student Life & Leadership.

Becoming a Vendor

Companies interested in becoming a vendor for Rio Hondo College will apply with the office of Contract Management and Vendor Services.

Solicitations for Bids

Formal advertised bids or Requests for Proposals are required for equipment, supplies, and services exceeding the limits established in Education Code 20651 (including applicable sales tax) or for construction exceeding $15,000. This is handled by the office of Contract Management and Vendor Services.


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