Start your educational career at MVC. In just a few steps, you can be an MVC Lion!

Most Courses Are Free, Invest Your Time

Extended Learning offers free, online courses for community members seeking to grow and refine their knowledge and skills. Topics include accounting, automotive technology, business computers, cosmetology, culinary, English/reading, English as a second language, entrepreneurship, senior citizen education and more. Find the free certificate that works for you. Enroll, and take classes at the Moreno Valley College, Norco College or Riverside City College campuses.

Learn about MVC  Non-Credit Certificates  Non-Credit Classes

How to Apply

Non-credit students complete the college application process, but enroll in tuition-free courses that run on an alternative schedule.

  • 1

    Discover if Extended Learning is Right for You

    Take part in a Riverside Community College District information session. Listen, ask questions and get up to speed in about one hour. Still have questions? Schedule an appointment with an Extended Learning educational advisor.
  • 2

    Complete your college and financial aid applications

    The MVC application is quick and easy. You will receive emails with registration information and instructions within two to three business days. Students interested in Lifelong Learning (Young at Heart) program must fill out a different application. Please visit the Lifelong Learning page for more information.
  • 3

    Activate your email

    Once accepted, you will receive an email with your new student ID number and instructions on how to activate your student email. Your student email is where MVC sends important information and correspondence.
  • 4

    Choose Your Courses

    Visit our Noncredit Course Schedule app to search for all noncredit courses. Noncredit courses are also listed in the final section of the general class schedule. Once you’ve chosen your classes, simply follow the course enrollment process.

Term Application Periods

  • Summer 2022

    October 1, 2021 - June 23, 2022
  • Fall 2022

    October 1, 2021 - October 20, 2022
  • Winter 2023

    July 1, 2022 - January 5, 2023
  • Spring 2023

    July 1, 2022 - April 20, 2023

Not sure which field is right for you?

Moreno Valley College's programs of study are organized into six academic schools. Your school and its engagement center provide you the support and services to help you succeed.
For information about our college, programs offered, applying, session dates or other specific topics, complete our information request form and we’ll reach out.
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