American River College has modified our student services to support students in an online/remote environment. Find a student service and visit their webpage to learn how to access their services remotely.
Call CenterIf you need immediate help or have a quick question, then call us at (916) 484-8011. The Call Center is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm and Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The Accelerated College Education (ACE) program was designed to put working adults on the fast track toward a Bachelor's degree.
Achieve at ARC
ARC is committed to ensuring new students have a smooth transition to the college and are successful during their first year. Achieve@ARC is designed to ensure new students successfully transition to and complete their first year at ARC
Admissions and Records
Admissions and Records is here to answer your questions, help you interpret policies pertaining to enrollment, provide degree planning tools, maintain your student records, and verify enrollment and GPA.
Beaver Food Pantry
The Beaver Food Pantry is a pop-up pantry that distributes fresh produce and bread. This service is open to all ARC students, faculty, and staff. The Beaver Food Pantry was started in late Fall 2017 in collaboration with the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.
At Business Services, you can pick up payroll and scholarship checks. Get help with these student services at the Business Services Office: Pay fees, Buy semester parking permits, Process fee refund applications. We also collect and process student fees.
CalWORKs is a state-funded, welfare-to-work program that helps those on public assistance become self-sufficient.
Career and Pathways
Find resources in choosing career options, planning for college, preparing for employment, and researching current job openings.
Center for Leadership and Development
We create a sense community that promotes equity, social justice, self-discovery, student achievement, diversity, and pluralism. Including resources like information on housing.
The Connect Center helps students navigate the community college experience and identify and achieve their academic and career goals.
Counseling and Transfer Services
Counselors are available to help make sure students start off on the right track by developing an education plan of the courses needed to achieve their goal of an Associate's degree, transfer to a university, or completion of a certificate program.
Disability Services and Programs for Students (DSPS)
We promote equal access at ARC, ensuring that students with disabilities can participate fully in campus activities.
EOPS, CARE, and NextUp
Review, update, and discuss your educational goals. EOP&S students must meet with an EOP&S Counselor three times per semester.
Resources to help you pay for college including grants, loans, and scholarships.
Health and Wellness Center
We provide healthcare and education to students so they may reach their educational goals. We also serve as a health and medical resource for the campus community.
American River College is a premier learning institution in California's capitol, Sacramento, dedicated to providing and ensuring collegiate excellence. Serving over 30,000 students, American River is one of the largest community colleges in California and is proud to welcome students from all over the world.
Welcome to the American River College library. Here you will learn everything you need to know about our Library services.
LRC Computer Lab
Need help with your online course in Canvas or any other class assignment using computer programs that you don't understand?? The LRC Computer Lab staff are available to help you with technical support related to using Canvas, formatting papers, email attachments, navigating Google Drive, Power Point creation, and other questions.
The Pride Center
Located at American River College's Student Center, inside the HUB, the Pride Center supports a safe and inclusive campus environment for students, staff, faculty and community members by building an understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
First-generation, low-income, and disabled students receive academic advisement, financial aid info, tutoring, and more.
TRIO Educational Talent Search
TRIO Educational Talent Search is prepares and motivates low-income, first-generation college students for success in college.
TRIO Upward Bound
Upward Bound (UB) is a project funded by the U.S. Department of Education and is administered by American River College (ARC). The purpose of this project is to encourage low-income and potential first generation college students to complete high school and go on to college.
Campus Tutoring Programs
American River College offers many Tutoring centers around our Campus.
UndocuScholar Resource Connection
The ARC UndocuScholar Resource Connection empowers students, staff, faculty, and community members who are undocumented, of mixed-status family or allies by supporting their academic, personal, and professional goals.
U.N.I.T.E. creates collective spaces in which student, staff, faculty, and administrators share lived realities, stories, and histories as equity education for the campus community.
Veterans Resource Center Office
We are dedicated to assisting Veteran students and their families with their ARC educational and VA-related needs.
WEAVE Confidential Advocate
The WEAVE confidential advocate is available for students and employees who have experienced any form of sexual harassment or violence and want support or information.