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Admissions Office

The Admissions Office serves students in the Admissions & Financial Aid Lab, located in the Welcome and Support Building.  In the lab, you can meet with Admissions staff who will support you to complete the college application, enroll in classes and upload needed documents for our Admissions team to review.  For support with E-Services, please review the information section and videos below. As graduation nears, our staff are here to assist you to apply for your associate degree and diploma in our Lab.  Appointments with staff can also be set at our Admissions counter outside the Lab area.

A picture ID and a student signature are required to process any forms. Questions and Admissions forms can be submitted via email to  Please allow 5 business days for document processing. 

Enrollment and E-Services Information

  • Contact our Call Center at (916) 484-8011 option 2 General Information, for support to:
    • complete your college application
    • obtain help with the online orientation
    • update your eServices password
    • receive help registering for classes
  • Call Center hours:
    • Monday to Thursday
      8:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Friday
      8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Enrollment and eServices
    • enrollment timelines
    • class schedule access
    • how to waitlist classes
    • closed classes
  • E-Services tutorials can be found in the video links at the bottom of this page.

    Admission Information

    Transcripts and Verifications

    American River College Application Workshop Video

    American River College makes applying to college easy. This instructional video will guide prospective students through the application process each step of the way.

    American River College How to Log on to Canvas tutorial video

    American River College is committed to making it easy to access online services including how to access your Canvas. This short video will give prospective students an easy step by step tutorial on how to access their Canvas.

    American River College How to Log in to Los Rios Gmail tutorial video

    American River College is committed to making it easy for new students to access online services, such as their Los Rios Gmail. This short video will give new students an easy step by step tutorial on two ways to access their Los Rios Gmail.

    Step-by-step tutorial on how to register for a class in eServices

    American River College makes it easy for you to register for classes! This short video gives prospective students a step-by-step tutorial on how to register for a class in eServices.

    ARC Virtual Tour

    Take a virtual tour of the American River College campus and learn about the great programs and services; hosted by the Associated Student Body President.


    Associate Vice President of Student Services:
    Chad Funk

    Admin Assistant:
    Beth Talbott

    Interim supervisor of Admissions:
    Julie Olson

    General Questions (916) 484-8261

    Admissions Office Hours:

    Monday - Thursday:
    8:00 am - 7:00 pm

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Admissions & Financial Aid Lab hours:

    Monday & Thursday:
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Tuesday & Wednesday:
    9:00 am – 7:00 pm


    The college requires evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination status for all students who access in-person student support services.