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November 4, 2022

Veterans Day

The campus will be closed and no classes will be held next Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. A very special thank you to all the veterans on our campus, students, faculty, and staff, for your service.

Spring Schedule is Here!

The Spring schedule is now live! Check out what classes we're offering for Spring 2023 and plan your schedule for next semester. Need to talk with a counselor? Make your appointment now so you are ready to enroll in classes at your enrollment date. Your personal enrollment date will be posted to your eServices account on Thursday, November 10.

Spring Class Schedule

CA General Election is Tuesday, November 8

All California active registered voters should have already received a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 8, 2022, General Election. All counties have early voting and drop-off locations

In-person voting locations offer: same day voter registration, replacement ballots, accessible voting machines, and language assistance to those who need it. You can check your voter registration status online at

ARC Beaver Cares Produce Fall 2022


The Beaver Cares Center offers walk-up produce distributions on certain Tuesdays throughout the semester where we provide free fruits and vegetables. Open to all currently enrolled ARC students. Pre-registration for Fall 2022 is now available, spots fill up fast!


Upcoming DateTuesday, November 8 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm*

*Students not pre-registered can walk-up after 12:30 pm (last 30 minutes of the distribution).

Location: Next to Portable Village

Pre-Register Now!

Newspaper Wins Awards

The American River Current won a number of awards at the recent Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) northern California competition. In the mail-in contest, the paper won a General Excellence Award as well as awards in the first place, second place, third place, fourth place, and honorable mention categories. In the on-the-spot contest, the paper won first place and honorable mention awards. The JACC website has additional information on the awards.

Interior Design Alum Wins Honor

ARC alumnus Kristen Fiore is one of the winners of the prestigious 2022 International Design & Architecture Awards, hosted by design et al, a leading UK interior design magazine. Kristen’s company, Kristen Elizabeth Design Group, won in the Luxury Residence - Americas category. The award was for a project that oversaw the interior design and direction for all finishes and furnishings throughout a 5,500-square-foot home in El Dorado Hills, including exterior finish palettes and materials and full interior design scope. Learn more at the awards website.

Emotional Wellness Toolkit for Finals

LRCCD Mental Health Services is hosting a series of events to help students maintain emotional wellness during finals. All events will be offered through Zoom:

For questions please contact your campus Student Health and Wellness Center or

Healthy Sacramento Day!

The 22nd Annual Healthy Sacramento Day is coming up on Saturday, November 19 from 10 am - 2 pm in Heart Health Park.

Healthy Sacramento Day is a walk-up, outdoor health services event featuring free flu vaccinations, COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters, health screenings, fresh produce, health coverage information, and more. 

We continue to strongly encourage our campus community to stay up to date on their COVID-19 vaccination and booster regimen, particularly as we head into the cold and flu season!

Natomas Center Event

All are invited to the Natomas Center for a Community Outreach and Cultural Event on Thursday, November 17, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. This will be a full afternoon of food, fun, entertainment, and cultural celebration - don’t miss out!

Law Enforcement Seminar November 17

ARC hosts a law enforcement seminar on Thursday, November 17, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the main campus Student Center. This event features a variety of guest speakers and is designed to connect law enforcement to students. ARC President Melanie Dixon will provide welcoming remarks. Daniel Hahn, Dean, of Sacramento Regional Public Safety Center and retired Sacramento Police Chief, will serve as moderator for a panel of guests including:

  • Kathy Lester - Police Chief, Sacramento Police Department
  • Amanda Ray - Commissioner, California Highway Patrol
  • Sean Ragan - Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • Lasha R. Boyden - Acting United States Marshal, Eastern District of California
  • Guillermo Viera Rosa - Director of Division of Adult Parole Operations, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Marlon Yarber - Chief Probation Officer, Sacramento County

There will also be information tables for numerous law enforcement agencies including the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office and the Folsom, Elk Grove, Roseville, Tracy, West Sacramento, Los Rios, and Sacramento State police departments. Register in advance now.

UC/CSU Fall 2023 Applications

Applications are open for Fall 2023 admissions to UC and CSU. Make sure to get your applications in by the deadlines!

  • UC: November 30
  • CSU: November 30
  • Sac State: December 15

Need help with your application? Contact the Transfer Center for one-on-one assistance.

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