Frequently Asked Questions
Advanced Education students may enroll in up to eleven units within the Los Rios Community College District (at any of the four colleges) after they are admitted for advanced education. The colleges will monitor enrollment to make sure students stay within this limit; in the event a student mistakenly enrolls in more than eleven units within a semester, the most recent enrollment will be reversed prior to the start of the semester.
Yes – after being admitted to one college, a student may request to add classes at other Los Rios colleges. To do this:
- Reuse the same Advanced Education form and add the class numbers specific to the college where you are requested new courses.
- Submit the revised form to the college following the instructions on their Advanced Education website.
- Find the class you would like to take in the Class Schedule.
- Make sure to check if the class is going to be asynchronous or synchronous and choose accordingly.
- The class you choose must be held at the primary college campus you are applying to. You cannot include classes from multiple Los Rios colleges on your application.
Watch this helpful Class Search Tool video (1 minute).
Your application must be signed by your principal or an authorized signer. If the school official who signs your application is not on our list of designated signers, then they must provide a list of all authorized designees on school letterhead that is signed by the principal. If this is the case, then please include this list with your application. Applications that do not include this list will be denied.
Enrolled students with a 504 Plan (or in special education) can learn more about the array of academic accommodations and services appropriate in a college setting from DSPS. Visit DSPS to apply for services.
Yes! Additionally, Advanced Education students who are classified as California residents are exempt from the enrollment fee.
See Los Rios Regulation R-2212: Advanced Education for more details.
No. Under Section 49061 of the Education Code, parents of community college students do not have a right of access to their child's student records, regardless of whether the student is under the age of 18. This includes Advanced Education students.
International students seeking to attend college under the Advanced Education program should first consult with their high school international student advisor to determine if the college coursework will be appropriate.
International students are responsible for paying non-resident tuition, enrollment, and Universal Transit Pass (UTP) fees in addition to the student representation and health services fees (for fall and spring semesters). Other conditions may apply.