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Thanksgiving Recess Closure

We will be closed for Thanksgiving Recess from Thursday, November 26 through Sunday, November 29. No online classes will be held and all remote offices will be closed.

See Spring 2021 Classes

Class schedules for spring 2021 are now available online. Classes will be fully online, with limited exceptions. Enrollment begins November 23.

New ARC President

Melanie Dixon has been selected as the next President of American River College, bringing an exceptional track record of higher education experience with outstanding and diverse skills.

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When you apply now, you guarantee your admission to Los Rios. After that, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) to save money on tuition and other fees. It's as simple as that.

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Funeral Service Education

The Funeral Service Education program prepares students for entry-level positions in funeral service. It is designed to meet the...

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Ous photography programs teach entry-level skills for careers in the photographic industry. Students interested in photography as visual...

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Viticulture is the study and production of grapes, often for the purpose of making wine. This program prepares students for work in...