Please review the following information on your first day of class. Even if this is not your first class at the RLA, please review the contents as many things may have changed.
Important things to know about the RLA
Online Writing Center (OWC)
Classroom assignments are tentative and may change each week due to the RLA’s schedule. For your convenience, classroom assignments are posted at both entrances. Please check for your classroom location
each time you enter the campus lobby.
Please view the brief safety video on the RLA classroom computer. Safety Procedures Manuals are available at the front desk.
Hours of Operation
Monday thru Thursday:
7:00 am – 10pm
7:00 am – 5pm
8:00 am – 4:30pm*
(Hours are subject to change based on facility event schedule.)
* Saturday hours may be adjusted based on campus schedule
The RLA has 10 of the region’s leading education providers at our campus. We offer over 25 degree options from undergraduate through a variety of masters and two doctoral programs of study. Additionally, we house an early childhood development center and Kindergarten, a Music Theater Academy for all ages, and we are one of the most active Training and Conference Centers in Western PA. Our Academic Member institutions include: Carlow University, Gannon University, Geneva College, HeartPrints Center for Early Education, Keystone State Music Theater Academy, La Roche College, Penn State University, Slippery Rock University, University of Pittsburgh, and Waynesburg University. Degree program classes are offered both day and evening and are designed primarily for the working adult. For class information and enrollment, please contact the academic member of your choice on our website.
Each of our 18 Classrooms and fixed computer lab offer wireless and wired internet access, computer and either ceiling-mounted HD projectors or large format HD LED monitors, flip charts, whiteboards, document cameras, surround sound speakers, and printing capabilities. Document cameras, podiums, flip charts, and video learning services are available upon request from your instructor. Our friendly, on-site technical support staff is available to assist. Please see our Front Desk. Connect to WIFI at RLA-Guest.
Vending & Lounge
Open all operating hours and located behind the front desk. Machines accept cash and credit cards. If you need change, please see the Front Desk. Microwaves are provided as well.
The RLA does not offer made-to- order food and therefore, students may bring prepared food to the campus or have it delivered. Front Desk will assist you in finding restaurants that deliver. If a delivery is scheduled, please include your classroom number, so our staff will know where to direct the delivery. The delivery address is: 850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Township.
There are two entrances to our campus, the main entrance through Cranberry Woods or the south entrance from
Freeport Road. To get to the south entrance, take Freeport Road from Rt. 19 (between APlus Gas Station and Fifth Third Bank and travel ½ mile to our entrance on the left). You do not need a permit or pass to park at the south entrance if you are student, faculty, or staff.
Online Writing Center (OWC)
This is a free service to all students and offers everything from proofreading, editing, writing improvement and
organization advice. The online service is in partnership with Proofreading Pal, a worldwide serice with quick turn-around times for writing services brought to you free of charge by the RLA. Email your work to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Access Computers (first floor only) that print to the Front Desk
Copy and fax services-Copies are $0.15 for black, full color for $0.50 each. If you wish to print from any
public computer, the default option goes to our Front Desk where copies can be paid and picked up.
Note: if printing large files please see front desk first.
Free high speed wireless throughout the facility
First aid kit at the Front Desk
ATM in lobby
Designated outside smoking areas are located on the patios and north entrance
Patios with umbrellas and outdoor seating
Other services may be requested at our Front Desk
Security services are available upon request at the Front Desk including escorting students to their vehicles
The RLA facility meets all ADA Standards. Our elevator is conveniently located next to the main entrance which allows easy access to the 2 nd floor.
If you have questions or concerns about our campus that are not related to your program of study, please email to: email@example.com