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Admissions Policies and Procedures

  1. Re-Admission
  2. Enrollment
  3. Transfer to the M.A.J.S. Program

A detailed description of entrance requirements and admissions procedures appears in the RRC catalogue. The following statements remain applicable to matriculated students.

1. Re-Admission
A student who leaves RRC in good standing and who does not return to RRC immediately after an approved personal leave of absence must apply for re-admission according to the following procedures:

A. She or he shall send a letter to the vice president for student development and recruitment requesting re-admission to RRC.

 B. She or he must submit to the vice president for student development and recruitment (a) two letters of reference from Jewish professionals, employers, colleagues and/or academic instructors whose contact with the student is coordinate with the period of non-enrollment; (b) a written statement detailing the reasons for the original leave, the decision not to return at the end of the leave, and the reasons for desiring re-admission.

C. She or he will be invited to a meeting with the president, vice president for student development and the chair of the core year into which the student would be admitted if accepted. The committee shall decide if the student’s petition for re-admission should be granted.

2. Enrollment
Students are admitted for matriculation only into the fall semester.

3. Transfer to the M.A.J.S. Program
When a student in the RRC rabbinic program applies for admission to the Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (M.A.J.S.) program, his or her admission to the M.A.J.S. program will include withdrawal from the rabbinic program.