Step 2 - Complete Orientation

After you apply, you may begin the online orientation the day after you receive your Los Rios student ID number. This orientation is required for all new students and will provide you with important information to help you succeed and excel as a student at the Los Rios colleges: American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake, and Sacramento City colleges.

Step 5 - Register Step 4 - Education Plan Step 3 - Assessments Step 2 - Orientation Step 1 - Apply

The online orientation is the second of the Los Rios Steps to Success, and it will help you on your way to enrolling in one of our four colleges. During orientation, you will receive:

  • An overview of the Los Rios Community College District and its four colleges, and how to get started on a pathway to academic success
  • An explanation of how to choose classes that fit your educational goals
  • A presentation about college support services and resources that will help you succeed in the classroom
  • Important details on the next steps to becoming a student and registering for classes

The online orientation is a series of 8 video or text modules, at the end of each module you will be asked several questions about the content; you must score 100% to move on to the next module.


To begin the Los Rios Online Orientation, click the link below. You will log in using your student ID number (begins with a W) and your Los Rios password. You will be brought to a screen that looks like this:

Image of Canvas login page


once you are logged in you will see a link for Canvas, please click on it

Image of landing page showing the Canvas link


once you are in Canvas you will see the tile for the Los Rios Online Orientation

Image of Los Rios Onlline Orientation tile in canvas

If you do not have access to a computer or require assistance, please contact the campus nearest you.
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info@arc.losrios.edu

(916) 568-3012

counseling@crc.losrios.edu

(916) 568-3012

orientation@flc.losrios.edu

(916) 568-3012

orientation@scc.losrios.edu

(916) 568-3012