Welcome to Richland!

Welcome to Richland Community College! We are so excited that you have enrolled in Richland to start your educational goals for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. This page will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful while at Richland.

Wellness Services

Your success here at Richland is our highest priority and we want you to know that it’s okay to reach out for some help in order to succeed. That’s why we have developed a wide variety of services that will help you when you need it. Learn more about the resources listed below. 


  • Undocumented Student Liaison
    • The Richland Undocumented Student Liaison provides information and resources for undocumented students and their families regarding enrollment at Richland, eligibility for in-district tuition, and information on financial resources to assist with the cost of college.  Our Undocumented Student Resource Center, located in W226, is open to all students and members of the community.
  • HOUSE Liaison 
    • The Housing and Opportunities that are Useful for Students’ Excellence (HOUSE) Liaison assists students who may be facing housing insecurity or homelessness by connecting them with campus and community resources.
    • CONTACT:
      • Allison Shuppara-Ooton
        Phone: 217-875-7211. ext. 6304
        Email: shuppara@richland.edu
        Office: N120, Student Success Center
    • If you need immediate assistance, please call 211 to be connected to community resource information. If you are in immediate need of mental health services, please call 988. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

Academic Calendar

View the approved Academic Calendar to stay up to date on campus holidays & breaks . All weather related closings will be announced on social media.

Student Success Team

The Student Success Team is available to guide you through your journey at Richland! The Student Success team looks forward to helping you with academic achievement, educational goals, personal growth, and social and professional development while at Richland.

Staff & Department Directory

For a complete list of faculty, staff & departments at Richland Community College, visit our staff directory.