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We're glad you're here! Whether you are a first-time student, returning from last semester, or haven't been around for a while, KCC staff and faculty are here to help.

Visit the Welcome CenterGraphic of the KCC Welcome Center

Stop by the Welcome Center on the first floor of the Workforce Development Center at KCC's Riverfront Campus. Staff can give directions, provide a copy of your class schedule, and help with other information you need. 

Use My KCC

My KCC is the portal to the resources you need. There's access to Student Self-Service (includes registration statements, grades, financial aid, registration), email, the Canvas learning system, news, announcements, events, and much more!


Stay connected

Social media - Announcements are posted on the college's Facebook page and Twitter account. Several programs and departments also have a Facebook presence. Choose from our comprehensive list of sites and follow your interests.

College closures - Sign up for School Messenger text alerts to get notified of college emergency and weather-related closings.

Forward your campus email - You have a KCC email account, hosted by Google. To forward the emails, create a rule so they land in your personal account.

Books, food, and Hammes Café

Hammes Bookstore - Hours, buy-back dates, and more are on the Hammes Bookstore page.
Note: textbooks change from semester to semester. Bring a copy of your schedule to purchase the correct books. A photo I.D. is required for all textbook purchases and rentals..

Food Service - Hours and more information are on the Food Service and Hammes Café pages.


Information Technology Services - Need help with student email, passwords, Canvas and KCC Connect? Looking for a computer lab? Check out the ITS Helpdesk site and Guide to Online Resources.

Tutoring - Get tips and assistance to get through. KCC offers FREE tutoring for a variety of subjects.

Getting here

Transportation - River Valley Metro stops at KCC three times per hour and there are other transportation options, too.

Parking - Use the parking information page to find student, handicapped and motorcycle parking.

Around campus - To find your way around, refer to the campus maps.

More questions?

Submit an info request, chat with us or phone 815-802-8500.​​​​