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September 2, 2022

Labor Day Holiday

All offices will be closed and there will be no classes on Monday, September 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Grad Petition Deadline

If you plan to petition for your degree or certificate this semester, make sure you complete the graduation petition by the Friday, October 7 deadline. 

To petition to graduate visit the How to Petition for a Degree and Certificate websites.

WEAVE Services

My name is Andrea Becerra-Lara and I am the Los Rios WEAVE Confidential Advocate. My role is to support students and staff at all four Los Rios campuses who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault/harassment, or sex trafficking. This semester at ARC I will be available for in-person meetings (by appointment only) on Wednesdays between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm in the Welcome and Support Center. Please feel free to email me at or call (916) 568-3011 to schedule a meeting. 


For assistance outside of business hours, you can contact WEAVE's 24/7 Support & Information Line (916) 920-2952.

Save the Date: Transfer Days 2022

During this week of in-person and virtual events, you can learn about transferring to more than 50 colleges and universities, including:

  • California State Universities (CSU)
  • Universities of California (UC)
  • Independent and/or private colleges and universities
  • Out-of-state colleges and universities


Meet with college and university representatives and learn about the application process, financial aid, programs, and scholarships.


ARC Main Campus

Wednesday, September 28 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Student Center


Virtual Event

Monday, October 3 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Transfer Workshop Series

Calling all transfer students! If you are getting ready to complete your application to transfer to a university, make sure to check out the fall workshop series that includes workshops on:

  • Transfer Basics
  • CSU ADT Transfer
  • CSU Admissions and Application
  • UC TAG 
  • Private and Out of State Universities


Visit the Transfer Center website for more information and to RSVP for a workshop.

Transfer Events

Career and Pathways Workshops

Join us this month for a series of skill-building workshops that can help you on your job and career search! Some great upcoming workshops include:


  • Tuesday, September 6 - Covered California Career Workshop
  • Thursday, September 8 - Sacramento Works Info Session
  • Tuesday, September 13 - Resume 101
  • Thursday, September 15 - Introduction to Cover Letters
  • Wednesday, September 21 - Demystifying State Jobs
  • Wednesday, September 21 - CA Department of Social Services Career Workshop
  • Tuesday, September 27 - Handshake 101


See all of our Career Events and RSVP.

Free Jazz Clinic

ARC is excited to offer a free jazz clinic with noted Flugelhorn player Dmitri Matheny on Thursday, September 8, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm in Music room 547. Space is limited. Attendees will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination or a recent negative test result. Visit the event website for more information and to reserve your spot. Photo by Steve Korn.

The First Fall 2022 Parrot is Here

Welcome to Fall 2022, and happy September! Read all about it in the Parrot Issue 164, your friendly, neighborhood ESL newsletter. Please peruse the creative work from ESL students. In this issue:

  • President Melanie Dixon–an exclusive interview with the Parrot
  • Self-Driving Cars
  • Life in a Refugee Camp
  • There’s a Snake in My Room!
  • What’s Your Hobby? Cooking Up a Storm
  • Elephants: Strong and Smart
  • A Math Joke! Check out Silly Vasilly’s Chuckle Chamber
  • Stretchy Ice Cream--Yes, that says STRETCHY ice cream! 
  • and much, much more . . .
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