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. Once you complete the 8 module orientation, you will receive an online Certificate of Completion through your Los Rios Gmail Account and instructions on how to proceed to the next step.


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:

d2l login

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) 484-8471

counseling@crc.losrios.edu

(916) 691-7214

orientation@flc.losrios.edu

(916) 608-6589

orientation@scc.losrios.edu

(916)558-2390