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 Vision Statement – To ensure that every first-time-in college student is informed of ARC’s resources and services, connects with campus staff/faculty, and finds a place on our campus that reflects their individual values, beliefs, and interests. Through proactive academic engagement and consistent communication, every first-time-in-college student will enroll in and be successful every semester while enrolled at ARC.

Achieve Mission Statement – The Achieve Program empowers every first-time-in-college student to be engaged in their educational journey. The Achieve Success Team meets students where they are and promotes a culture of self-advocacy and academic excellence. Our mission remains to ensure that every first-time-in-college student is given access to academic support and campus engagement opportunities to create an enriched college experience.

Will you be a new ARC student in Fall 2020? Get Connected is perfect for you!

Will you be a new ARC student in Fall 2020? Get Connected is perfect for you! Get Connected is an in-person orientation session you don't want to miss. Get Connected will provide essential tools for new ARC students to succeed. You will meet with an Achieve Counselor, identify required courses and learn how to search for/enroll in classes. You’ll also meet Achieve Peer Mentors and learn about the many resources and academic support services, including financial aid! This is your chance to get your questions answered before enrolling in your first semester. Sessions begin in April. Check back for session dates!

Are you a new ARC student for Spring 2020?

Welcome to your first semester as a Beaver! We’re excited to be a part of your journey. Check your campus email (Los Rios Gmail) for information about your Success Team, connecting with an Achieve Counselor, and exciting events hosted by the Achieve Center this semester! Not sure where to go or what to do? Need supplies to get you started? Stop by the Achieve Center (located next to Financial Aid) in the Welcome & Support Center.

Interested? Tell Us a Little About Yourself.

Thank you for your interest in the Achieve@ARC program for new students at American River College.

Please share some quick information so we can follow-up with you. Thanks!

achieve@arc.losrios.edu