Student Success Day (SSD) is an opportunity to connect with friends, faculty and staff while attending sessions designed to help you succeed at RCTC and beyond!

Spring 2019 Student Success Day

Mark your calendars; Student Success Day returns on January 31, 2019! Don’t miss this FREE one-day event designed just for you! All activities will take place on Main Campus and the Sports Center Field House.

Focus Areas

  1. Personal Health and Wellness
  2. Academic Success
  3. Employment
  4. Transferring to a 4-year College or University

What Can I Expect at SSD?

  • Numerous educational/success sessions designed with you in mind to help you succeed further in one of the four key areas mentioned above. These sessions are led by our very own RCTC Faculty, Staff, Administrators, and Rochester Community Members.
  • Professional head shot photos will be offered at no charge. This is a great opportunity to start your professional personal brand through your digital presence! Don’t have anything to wear for the photo? The Workforce Development Center will be providing professional attire for you to wear during the photo.
  • Mental Health First Aid Training (Must pre-register HERE). This 8 hour training will help you identify, understand and respond to signs of addiction and mental illness. This is a great opportunity to develop skills to help others and would look great on a resume. Participants that complete the training will receive a certification.
  • FREE lunch!
  • Transfer Fair with representatives from over 10 Colleges and Universities.
  • Resource Fair with on-campus and community representatives.
  • Resume critique drop-in opportunity. Have your resume reviewed by a professional at no charge.
  • Friendly faces ready to help YOU!

Daytime Schedule*

8:00-9:00 a.m. Registration (Atrium)

8:00-4:30 p.m. Mental Health First Aid Training (Must pre-register HERE)

8:30-10:30 a.m. Professional Head Shot Photos (EA101)

9:00-9:50 a.m. Educational Session I

10:00-10:50 a.m. Educational Session II

11:00-11:50 a.m. Educational Session III

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Transfer Fair (Cafeteria)

12:00-1:00 p.m. Resource Fair (Sports Center Field House)

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch (Sports Center Field House)

1:00-1:50 p.m. Individual College Transfer Sessions

Evening Schedule*

4:30-5:30 p.m. Registration and Resource Fair (Atrium)

4:30-5:30 p.m. Professional Head Shot Photos (EA101)

5:30-6:20 p.m. Educational Session I

6:30-7:20 p.m. Educational Session II

*Information is subject to change.

What Past Attendees Have to Say

“I felt like I was part of something great, and that we are all trying to grasp the same goals to have a better future.”

“It made me feel proud to be a student at RCTC. It’s nice to see how much the teachers and staff care about the students and how much they want everyone to succeed.”

“I am a returning student and I have attended all past student success days. I found every single one of them helpful in making me a better student.”

“I enjoyed the different seminars that were held including the ones offered at night! All the ones I chose to listen to really helped me seek out for help, to being confident in making a student group along with making new friends!” 

Contact Information

SSD Committee Chair: Laura Engelman


Phone: 507-285-7206

Interested in presenting an educational session? Complete the Presentation Submission Form.