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Tour American River College

Welcome to this exciting time in your life as you consider becoming a new college student. Choosing a college is a huge decision and we are delighted that you are considering American River College (ARC).

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ARC campus is closed and we are not currently offering tours. However, you can watch the following video to enjoy a virtual tour of our campus.

Types of Tours

Prospective Student Tour

Engage in our in-depth, interactive walking tour for Prospective Students and their families who are considering American River College.

Participants

It is possible that you will be the only participant(s) on the tour or you may be joined with other prospective students touring the campus. These tours have no more than 10 total registrants.

Tour Time

Tours are approximately one hour. Our tours start promptly as we may have multiple tours scheduled.

Parking

  • The required Daily Permits are $2 and are dispensed from machines located in student lots.
  • Participants are encouraged to park in Lot D.
  • Note: Parking can be challenging, so please plan ahead and allow sufficient time to park.

Campus Map

Where to Meet Your Tour Guides

Go to the Center for Leadership and Development, which is located inside the Student Center.

Sign Up for a Prospective Student Tour

Group Tours for High Schools and Educational Programs

This comprehensive, fun, and engaging walking tour is designed for High Schools and Educational Programs that are interested in American River College.

Group Tours are based on availability and are scheduled in the order the request is received. To request a Group Tour please click the button below and fill out the Request Form.

Tour Time

Tours take approximately 1.5 hours. Our tours start promptly, as we may have multiple tours scheduled.

Parking/Transportation

Bus:

  • Drop-off students and chaperones in Parking Lot D.
  • Buses wait in south end of the Stadium Parking Lot, off College Oak Drive.

Multiple Vehicles:

  • The required Daily Permits are $2 and are dispensed from machines located in student lots.
  • Participants park in Lot D.
  • Note: Parking can be challenging, so please plan ahead and allow sufficient time to park.

Campus Map

Where to Meet Your Tour Guides

Go to the Access Card Desk, which is located inside the Student Center.

Sign Up for a Group Tour

Group Tours for Middle Schools (6th to 8th Grades)

Introducing the college experience at a young age is a wonderful idea. This comprehensive, fun, and engaging walking tour is designed to get these students excited about college by nurturing their interests and encouraging them to imagine their future.

Participants

We request one (1) chaperone for every ten (10) students.

Tour Time

Tours take approximately 1.5 hours. Our tours start promptly, as we may have multiple tours scheduled.

Parking

Bus:

  • Drop-off students and chaperones in Parking Lot D.
  • Buses wait in south end of the Stadium Parking Lot, off College Oak Drive.

Multiple Vehicles:

  • The required Daily Permits are $2 and are dispensed from machines located in student lots.
  • Participants park in Lot D.
  • Note: Parking can be challenging, so please plan ahead and allow sufficient time to park.

Campus Map

Where to Meet Your Tour Guides

Go to the Access Card Desk, which is located inside the Student Center.

Sign Up for a Group Tour

Self-Guided Tour

If your schedule does not align and touring during a pre-scheduled is not possible, then individual prospective students (and their families) are welcome to visit and explore on their own. Call us in advance at (916) 484-8291 and let us when you are arriving, then come to the Center for Leadership & Development in the Student Center – we will have an information packet and tour map prepared for you!

Parking

  • The required Daily Permits are $2 and are dispensed from machines located in student lots.
  • Participants are encouraged to park in Lot D.
  • Note: Parking can be challenging, so please plan ahead and allow sufficient time to park.

Campus Map

Where to Find Us

American River College
Center for Leadership & Development, inside the Student Center Building

(916) 484-8291
Tour@arc.losrios.edu