Remote Campus Information
From online learning to getting your basic needs met, find the resources you need in the remote campus environment.
Remote Classes and College Operations
Expanded in-person service depends on continued positive trends in public health conditions and the reduction and elimination of state and local COVID-19 mitigation measures. Learn more about reopening Sacramento City College.
Effective Monday, March 14, masks will be strongly recommended but not required in all district facilities, regardless of vaccination status. Los Rios strongly supports any student or employee's choice to continue wearing a mask if it makes them more comfortable.
We are committed to making sure you have what you need to stay healthy and succeed in school. The following information is provided to help you with remote learning.
Get Help in the Remote Environment
Learn how to access all the tech resources you need, including apps for your classes, free and loaner computers, and internet and WiFi. You can also reset your password, set up security questions, or contact Tech Support if you have additional questions.
Remote Student Services
We have modified our student services to support students in an online/remote environment. Find a student service and visit their webpage to learn how to access their services remotely.
Basic Needs Resources
Get your basic needs met and find help for emergency needs, including financial assistance, housing, shelter, food, mental health and wellness, social services, and more.
FAQ: Remote Classes and Technology
Sacramento City College is offering a variety of in-person classes during the spring semester. Classes and labs that were originally scheduled to be in person have resumed in-person operations after some were temporarily moved to online for the start of the semester.
Sacramento City College is offering more in-person classes and expanding hours for on-campus support services during the spring 2022 semester. Expanded in-person service depends on continued positive trends in public health conditions and the reduction and elimination of state and local COVID-19 mitigation measures.
For the most up-to-date information on picking up or returning loaned library materials, visit:
- American River College: Picking Up and Returning Library Materials
- Cosumnes River College: When and how can I return borrowed technology or library materials?
- Folsom Lake College: Returning Library Materials Guide
- Sacramento City College: Spring 2022 Library FAQ
Librarians are available for online appointments with students. Visit the library website to chat or make an appointment. Students can request books and pick them up via a safe and socially-distanced method. Visit the college library websites to learn more about library operations:
- American River College Library
- Cosumnes River College Library
- Folsom Lake College Library
- Sacramento City College Library
Due to COVID, delays in service may occur as staff have limited access to campus facilities. We are working hard to meet the needs of our students – thank you for your patience.
In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we are not currently issuing new or replacement student access cards.
No, we are not selling parking permits for the spring 2022 semester.
Students are required to park in designated student spaces. Los Rios Police Department (LRPD) will enforce violations in red zones and other restricted areas, metered or timed parking, disabled parking, and violations that impede traffic or block access.
FAQ: Financial Aid and Fees
At this time of great need for our students, we are doing everything possible to continue critical financial aid services to students.
Financial Aid Disbursements
Our financial aid offices continue to support students. We continue to receive student requests for financial support, review files, and award eligible students. If you are in financial need, then complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA). After you have completed the FAFSA, you can monitor your eServices for further instruction. If you are not a US citizen or an eligible non-citizen, then you should complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA).
Changes in Federal Financial Aid Policy
The Department of Education continues to review policies that impact students during this pandemic. Any changes by the Department of Education will be implemented by our colleges. We will provide updates impacting individual students via eServices.
Federal Work Study
So far, the federal government has not indicated any cuts to Federal Work Study programs. We will continue to do everything possible to maximize those resources and make them available to as many students as possible.
Yes. Los Rios' agreement with Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT) is still in place, as SacRT is still providing regional service. Many students at the Los Rios colleges rely on SacRT service to get to work or for other personal transportation needs.
Beginning in spring 2022, the UTP is available electronically via SacRT's mobile fare app, ZipPass. Learn how to access the digital UTP/ZipPass.
In the remote environment, the health services fee provides access to virtual health and mental health services. Students have access to telehealth services as well as through local mental health counselors.
College nurses are available by appointment for phone or email advice and referrals to community resources as needed. College nurses will offer remote health and wellness educational offerings throughout the semester along with virtual health fairs.
FAQ: Activities, Athletics, and Events
College athletic competition is continuing, following all county, California Community College Athletic Association, and Big 8 Conference safety protocols. Spectators are allowed at outdoor events. Spectators are also allowed at indoor events with proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours.
Yes, restrictions on travel have been lifted.
Limited college facilities are open to students and employees during the spring 2022 semester.
FAQ: Student Support Services
Our Admissions and Records and Financial Aid offices have implemented a student PIN on eServices that allows students to verify their identity, so that they can discuss student records over the phone. Watch the following video tutorial to learn how to use the PIN feature.
Yes, the child development centers at American River College, Cosumnes River College, and Sacramento City College are open in spring 2022. Hours of operation might be limited; please check with the centers directly for more information.
Our Disability Services and Programs for Students (DSPS) office is expanding and supplementing existing services for online students to accommodate the increased demand. Students can call or email the DSPS office to learn about what services are available.