Skip to Content

Student Resources

Group of students

Get Started and Apply

We are dedicated to helping you earn an associate degree or certificate, find a new career, or transfer to a four-year university.

Get Started and Apply

Woman working on a laptop

Black/African American New Student Interest Form

First-time Black and African American students: submit this form to get support as you begin your college journey at American River College.

Black/African American New Student Interest Form

Woman holding a cell phone

Schedule a Counseling Appointment

Our counseling team is here to help you succeed! Whether you are new to ARC or a current student, we encourage you to see a counselor at least once a semester.

Make a Counseling Appointment

Woman holding up an award


The free Blackademics program that offers referrals, services, speakers, and other ways to support your academic pursuits. Connect with tutors, talk to peer mentors, and share in events that can help you succeed at ARC.

Join Blackademics

women studying in session

Campus Tutoring Programs

American River College offers free tutoring for students, including online tutoring.

Find a Tutor

A group of students holding their scholarship awards

Office of Philanthropy

ARC Office of Philanthropy, formerly known as the ARC Foundation at American River College raises funds through the Los Rios Colleges Foundation. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent permissible under law. Donations should be made to "Los Rios Colleges Foundation." The Federal Tax ID is 94-2506591.

Give Back