Step 1 - Apply

Get started on your path to college by filling out our free online application. You will be automatically accepted if you have a high school diploma (or equivalent) or are at least 18 years old. After submitting your application, we will email you your Los Rios identification (ID) number and instructions for next steps.

How to apply

Applications are processed through OpenCCC. Create an OpenCCC account to fill out the application. You can save your application and come back to it at any time. You will have a chance to review your application before you submit it.

You only need to submit one application to take classes at any college in the Los Rios district (American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, Sacramento City College). Do not submit a separate application for each college.

Application checklist

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✓ Submit application online. The application period for spring 2019 is now open.

The application period for summer and fall 2019 opens November 1, 2018.
Contact OpenCCC if you have questions about the application.
✓ Log into eServices and Los Rios Gmail after you receive your student ID number. Check the email you provided on your application – you should receive your student ID within 24 hours. Look up my student ID number.