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About RLC Online


Online FAQ 

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Get familiar with how online courses work at RLC. Maybe you are wondering if online classes are right for you. There's a section on that, as well as answers to common questions about Blackboard, MyRLC, tech requirements and more. 


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Online Navigation Essentials (ONE 1500) primes you for the online learning environment. We'll give you helpful hints and tips, let yhou know what to expect and where to begin, and get you familiar with your account, registering for classes, online courses, tech requirements, and valuable resources. RLC online learning starts at ONE. Start now. 


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View a list of software available as free resources. Download free plug-ins, office applications, web browser tools and more. 

Information Technology
Phone: (618) 437-5321 Ext. 1259
Toll-free (In-District): 1-800-369-5321 Ext. 1259
Address: 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846 Attn: IT Help Desk
Fax Number: (618) 437-5677 Attn: IT Help Desk


Resources for Online Students



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The Blackboard Learning System is the course management system used by most online courses at RLC. It will serve as your primary source for online course participation, including viewing lectures, submitting assignments, etc. Once you have logged in, your online courses will be listed and available in the “My Courses” module at the right of the screen. For more on Blackboard access, click here. To get started, log in.


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The Learning Resource Center has resources such as books, periodicals, newspapers, DVDs, CDs, a Children’s Library. Online students will find many electronic resources that can be accessed without coming to campus. When you are on campus, the LRC has great facilities for study, research, leisure reading, class preparation, and Internet access. We encourage you to come in and use the many resources and services the LRC has available to make your Rend Lake College experience even more successful!

IT Help Desk

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(618) 437-5321 Ext. 1259

Experiencing technical difficulties? Give our IT Help Desk a call. Information Technology provides students, faculty, and staff with computer equipment, network access, and technical support. Common topics are Blackboard, myRLC, Electronic Library, WarriorMail, WENS and account passwords. Visit the page to browse solutions to common topics.



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Books, periodicals, newspapers, DVDs, CDs, a Children’s Library, and many electronic resources accessible off campus. Our facilities help you study, research, leisure read, prepare for class, and hop on the net. Come in and use the many resources and services the LRC has available to make your Rend Lake College experience even more successful! 

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The choice for RLC students, employees, and families in the community for years. On-campus convenience, payment options and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. We offer care to children 6 weeks to 5 years old throughout the school year. Summer care up to 12 years. Your child will thrive through play-based curriculum delivered by our qualified staff. 

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View the current semester list of textbooks and learn about our rental and return procedures that save RLC students thousands each year. The Bookstore also houses our Retail Center where you can pick up supplies for class and fresh Warriors shirts, pants, jackets, hats and more.