• Advanced Education is the term used by Los Rios Community College District for referring to high school students enrolling in community college courses. Students are Priority 3 for course registration. Sierra College calls the program Academic Enrichment. Over 25% of Meraki students have enrolled in community college classes this year providing a great opportunity to expand personal learning and grow comfort zones.  

     The Process

    1. Check the website of the college you are interested in for application and registration deadlines
      1. Folsom Lake College 
      2. American River College
      3. Sierra College
    2. First-time students - create an OpenCCC account to get a college student ID number
      1. Have a personal email address and social security number (if available) ready
      2. Apply online for the specific college (American River, Folsom Lake, Sierra, etc) for the specific semester 
    3. Continuing students - Log into eServices and complete the Supplemental Enrollment form for either summer or fall
    4. Check the Course Catalog at the specific college website and find a course you are interested in (be sure to write down the exact name and course number - you will need for your application)
      1. Check to see if you meet the prerequisites
      2. Check to see if it is a transferable course to the UC/CSU system
    5. Check the Class Schedule for the semester you are interested in to see when the course is offered - usually opens online middle of the prior semester.
      1. Folsom Lake College Fall 2020 
      2. American River College Fall 2020 
      3. Sierra College Fall 2020
    6. Complete Advanced Ed application (with parent signature) and send to Scott for signature (you can download packet from the college website)
      1. Folsom Lake College - deadline is August 19, 2020
      2. American River College  - deadline is August 19, 2020
      3. Sierra College 
    7. For ARC and Sierra - Submit packet directly to the college via email. For Folsom Lake College - Scott has to submit the packet himself. Packet needs to include:
      1. Desired course codes (high school students are the last priority, so make sure to include any course you might possibly take this semester)
      2. Current transcript (get PDF from Scott)
      3. Fall course schedule
      4. Statement of interest and qualification (if first time)
    8. Check for email notification of next steps  (must have created a LosRios Gmail or Sierra College email)
    9. Sign up for Advanced Ed Orientation with college counselor
    10. Enroll in desired courses 
Last Modified on July 30, 2020