This page is updated frequently as new information becomes available.

Campus Closures and Remote Operations

The Los Rios Colleges have begun 100% remote operations including moving all classes and student services online until further notice.

Use the following online resources during the campus closure due to COVID-19.

Computer and Technology Resources

Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students and faculty, so that they can continue their work remotely. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

  • Visit https://creativecloud.adobe.com and use your school credentials to sign in.
  • If prompted, select Company or School Account and then enter your password. Or provide your credentials in your school’s login screen.
  • From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.


For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud Apps Help

Canvas Online Learning System

Many in-person classes are moving to Canvas, the online learning management system used by the Los Rios colleges.

Go to Canvas

If you are new to Canvas, then you can use the following resources to learn more about how to use the system:

Contact Canvas Support

You can call Canvas 24/7 Support toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

  • For American River College students, call (844) 589-3851.
  • For Cosumnes River College students, call (844) 592-2203.
  • For Folsom Lake College students, call (844) 600-4947.
  • For Sacramento City College students, call (844) 612-7419.

Microsoft Office 365

If you are enrolled in the current semester, then you are eligible to use Microsoft Office 365, which includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Go to Office 365

Internet and Wifi Resources

Free and Low-Cost Internet Plans

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) has compiled a list of current offers from ISPs that will help low-income households to acquire service at low or no cost. Most have eligibility limitations linked to income or program enrollment. The list also includes established, nationally available low-cost plans offered by nonprofit organizations. All offers are less than $20/month total cost (with no installation fees). 

View Free & Low-Cost Internet Plans

Other options:

AT&T is offering unlimited internet data and internet access for limited income households at $10 a month through the "Access from AT&T" program.

California Community Colleges students are eligible for the California Connects Mobile Internet service. This new mobile hotspot service, powered by Sprint, offers nationwide 4G LTE connectivity and allows users to connect up to 10 WiFi enabled devices for up to 10 hours on a single charge, no contract required, for only $19.99 a month.

Free Public Wifi

Students can access free public wifi or hotspots in various public places in and around Sacramento. Use the following resources to learn more:

Financial Resources

Los Rios Student Emergency Fund

The Los Rios Student Emergency Fund provides immediate financial assistance (usually within 24 hours) to students involved in catastrophic or unexpected emergency situations. These one-time grants of up to $500 have no repayment obligtion.

Apply for Student Emergency Fund

California College Student Emergency Support Fund

The California College Student Emergency Support Fund has launched to give one-time $500 hardship grants to students. Administered by Mission Asset Fund (MAF), the Fund is a statewide philanthropic response to address emergency needs for the state’s low-income college students, including undocumented immigrants, foster youth, and those who are housing insecure.

Apply for Student Emergency Support Fund