2020-2021 Course Catalog

Academic Success Center


Richland Community College offers support to students with documented disabilities by providing individualized academic and testing accommodations. All campus facilities are accessible. If a student believes they are eligible for testing accommodations, the student should contact the Academic Success Center Accommodations Office prior to taking any placement test. Documentation of disability is required for all services.

For more information, students should contact the Academic Success Center Accommodations Office by calling 217.875.7211, Ext. 6379, browsing the Accommodations webpage, e-mailing accom@richland.edu, or visiting Room C148.


The Testing Center, located in Room N114, Ext. 6238, provides testing services for placement in reading, writing, mathematics, and health courses. Also administered are exams from other universities, GED, ILTS, tests for online/hybrid classes, and make-up tests for Richland classes. Photo identification is required for all students completing any test in the Testing Center. Students completing tests for other universities, CLEP, DSST, or MSSC testing may need to pay an additional fee. Students who believe they are eligible for testing accommodations should contact the Academic Success Center Accommodations Office, Room C148, or 217.875.7211, Ext. 6379, prior to testing. For more information, contact us by visiting the Academic Success Center - Testing webpage or by e-mail testingcenter@richland.edu.


The Academic Success Center/Tutoring (ASC), Room C148, 217.875.7211, Ext. 6379, offers tutoring to students who may need help with classes or programs. Both peer and faculty tutors are available on an appointment or walk-in basis for many areas including math, biology, chemistry, reading comprehension, study skills, vocabulary building, research, and specific written assignments. Computers with tutorial software and word processing programs are available for student use any time the ASC is open. For more information, visit the Academic Success Center - Tutoring webpage or by e-mail tutoring@richland.edu.

Mathematics Enrichment Center

The Mathematics Enrichment Center exists to assist students in their study of mathematics so that they can find college success. Twenty-five computer learning stations are accessible on a walk-in basis for mathematics assistance. The Mathematics Enrichment Center is staffed with faculty tutors, and students receive personalized assistance as needed. For more information contact 217.875.7211, Ext. 6383, Room S118 or visit the Mathematics Enrichment Center webpage. Hours may vary. Please call to confirm.