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September 17, 2021

October 1 Vaccination Deadline

Don’t forget to upload proof of your first COVID Vaccination by the October 1 deadline if you are or plan to use any campus facilities including for in-person classes, services or athletics. To provide evidence of your vaccination, go to eServices and click the “COVID-19 Vaccination Status” tile on the home page. Visit the vaccination webpage for more information.
Plan Your Transfer with Transfer Week!

The Los Rios 2021 Virtual Transfer Week is next week, September 20 - 23 on Zoom! Learn about transferring to more than 50 colleges and universities during virtual sessions hosted by university representatives. The sessions will cover information regarding the application process, financial aid, programs, and scholarships. 
September 20: Sac State Day
September 21: Private and Out-of-State Day
September 22: UC Day
September 23: CSU Day
Visit the Transfer Week Webpage to register for the sessions you want to attend!
Reminder: Feria de Educación Oct. 1 and 2

Feria de Educación and the Transfer Corner will be held virtually on October 1 and 2, 2021. The Transfer Corner will help students get ready to transfer to a four-year university. Advisors will be on hand to meet with you and review your transcript(s) and help you plan your next steps. To schedule your individual appointment with an advisor please RSVP at TransferCorner2021.
If you have questions regarding the Transfer Corner, please contact Lilia Contreras.
Find Your Tutor!

Tutors are part of your learning team! Connect with a tutor this week for free support the entire semester. Enrich your understanding of the course material and stay on track to earn your best grade possible! Visit the Tutoring webpage to learn more about the available options and to schedule your first appointment.
TimelyCare Now Offering Group Sessions

TimelyCare, which offers free telehealth services for Los Rios students, is now offering group sessions.

Expanded Yoga and Meditation
Take time to take care of yourself with NEW sessions like Morning Meditation, Beginner Slow Flow Yoga, and more! Whether you need a moment to recenter and put your mind in a peaceful state through meditation, or feel powerful and strong through yoga, TimelyCare has a class for you. 

Suicide Prevention and Awareness – Friday, Sept. 17 at 12pm
We can all take part in preventing suicide and saving lives. Join us for an important discussion that will provide information and resources on suicide prevention. Kristen Buglione, Healthcare Literacy Lead at TimelyMD will moderate a discussion with expert panelists: Kathryn Falbo-Woodson, MSW, LCSW, psychotherapist and owner of Forsythia Counseling, PLLC and Dr. Tanya Bass, Senior Manager of Health Equity at Active Minds. 

Optimizing Mental and Emotional Well-Being – Friday, Sept. 24 at 12pm
We’re more comfortable than ever talking about mental health - but how does it impact your emotional well-being? Join us as we deepen the conversation around the two. Dr. Nirmal (Nim) Patel, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Vice President of Care Transformation at TimelyMD, will moderate a discussion with expert panelists: Scott Swartzwelder, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University and Dr. Andrew Kim, M.D., Director of Psychiatry at TimelyMD. 

Go to to register today for any of these sessions.
Fall Mental Health and Wellness Events

Join us for a series of mental health and wellness events this fall. All students and employees are welcome! 

Seeking Wellness: Exploring Indigenous forms of healing, coping, and thriving.
Friday, September 17 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Meeting ID: 938 0531 8871 

From Surviving to Thriving: Finding balance and achieving wellness amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
Friday, September 24 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Meeting ID: 989 4975 7450 

Rising above the risk: Supporting ourselves and those we love who may be at higher risk for suicide and self-harm.
Friday, September 24 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Meeting ID: 931 4340 9443
American Medical Student Association
at ARC Meetings

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) at ARC will be meeting the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month starting Friday, September 17, from 12:00 to 1:00pm. The Zoom room is at:

Pre-health students will be able to connect with professionals in the various health fields. Each week speakers in various health professions will talk about their pathway to their current profession. Questions? Contact Club president Sydney Dunn at
Peer Mentor - Paid Positions

TRIO SSS Journey, STEM and Veterans programs are HIRING Peer Mentors! We are seeking motivated students who have a desire to support others and are comfortable connecting with students over multiple communication platforms. Visit Los Rios Handshake to learn more and apply by September 19 - see the job posting numbers below.
Apply on Los Rios Handshake:
Search Job Posting Number Listed
  • Journey Peer Mentor #5239057
  • STEM Peer Mentor #5240761
  • Veterans Peer Mentor #5240808​
Check Out Textbooks from the Library

The ARC Library still has copies of some textbooks available for semester-long check out. Borrowing books from the library is free!

For more information see the ARC Library FAQ "How can I access textbooks for my classes?"
ARC Calendar and Events