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Advanced Education

Cosumnes River College encourages students to enroll in CRC courses through the Advanced Education program. Concurrently enrolled high school students earn college credit and get a jumpstart on classes that may apply toward a certificate or degree at Cosumnes River College and/or transfer to a four-year college or university.

 

Eligibility

Advanced Education students must meet the following criteria:

  • You are 16 or 17 years old, or you have already completed 10th grade by the first day college classes start
  • You are currently enrolled in high school (public, private, or home school)
  • Your unweighted high school grade point average (GPA) is 2.7 or higher

 

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Los Rios Community College District Application (for CRC) online application
  2. Complete the Advanced Education Paper Application
  3. Submit the Completed Application Packet
  4. Check your email for updates
  5. If packet is approved: Pay student fees

 

Information Session

Attend an information session to hear about the Advanced Education program, the application process and helpful tips. Space is limited. To RSVP, please visit: bit.ly/AdvancedED2019

 

Spring 2020 Information Session

 

Complete the Online Application

Indicate you are an Advanced Education student: “enrolling in high school and college at the same time”

You will be emailed your Los Rios ID number upon completing the application IF you included a Social Security Number or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN)*

If you are an EGUSD Student, launch the application through https://www.californiacolleges.edu/#/

  • New Students: Visit CRC.losrios.edu à and select “Apply Now”
  • Continuing students complete the Supplemental Enrollment form on Eservices: ps.losrios.edu

Undocumented Students

* Undocumented students can contact the Dream Center at 916-691-7447 to process your application and obtain your Los Rios ID Number once you submit your CRC Application, prior to submitting your Advanced Education packet.

International Students

International students seeking to attend CRC under the Advanced Education program should first consult with their high school international student advisor to determine if the CRC coursework will be appropriate. International students are responsible for paying non-resident tuition, enrollment, and Universal Transit Pass (UTP) fees in addition to the student representation and health services fees (for fall and spring semesters). Other conditions may apply.

Advanced Education Application Packet

Read and complete the entire Advanced Education Application in blue or black ink and use legible handwriting. Include the following:

  • The 5-digit course number and course title for the classes you wish to take in Section II
  • School principal or designated counselor/administrator signature*
  • Approval signatures of Parent/Legal Guardian (front and back)
  • Copy of your current unofficial high school transcript**
  • Your high school class schedule for the semester you want to take Advanced Education classes
  • Documentation of Age (if home schooled or age is not reflected on high school transcript)
  • A typed statement that explains why you want to be an AE student and how you meet the criteria

Note: CRC staff and faculty CANNOT recommend courses for Advanced Education. 

*Your application must be signed by your principal or an authorized signer. If the school official who signs your application is not on our list of designated signers, then they must provide a list of all authorized designees on school letterhead that is signed by the principal. If this is the case, then please include this list with your application.

**If you are home schooled or enrolled in a high school where transcripts are not available, please provide a record of completed course work, achievement level, and grade level. Please also include a copy of the private school affidavit submitted to the State or County Office of Education to document the student’s involvement in an educational process IF your school is not listed here: https://www.cde.ca.gov/schooldirectory/

Course Pre-requisites: Placement (Course Pre-requisites)

If a pre-requisite is required for a course the student is requesting, you may use completed High School course work or test results from AP, CLEP, or IB. Attach the test results to the Advanced Education packet. In-progress coursework is not eligible for placement into CRC Math or English courses, and cannot be used to meet pre-requisites.

For information on Math and English Placement, please see the CRC Assessment Center website for more details: crc.losrios.edu/services/assessment. Note: Assessment Testing is no longer available for Math and English.

Submit the COMPLETED Advance Education Packet - NEW DEADLINES

Submit COMPLETED packets to:                   

  • CRC Main Campus - Counseling Office Library Building (2nd floor) 
  • Elk Grove Center Front Office

Incomplete packets will not be accepted or reviewed; CRC counselors, faculty and staff cannot recommend classes for high school students. Please allow up to 14 business days for processing. Applications WILL NOT be accepted outside the following dates (listed below). No exceptions.

Cosumnes River College Main Campus & Elk Grove Center Drop-Off Dates:

Spring 2020 enrollment: October 21 - December 2, 2019

Summer/Fall 2020 enrollment: March 25 - April 25, 2020

Please note that the application processing time is 14 business days from the deadline date. 

If you have questions about the status of your application after 14 business days, please call the Admissions and Records office at 916-691-7411

Course Registration

Once your packet is reviewed, you will receive an email. If approved: The Admissions & Records (A&R) office will complete your course enrollment (based on your packet) on (or any time after) your Priority 3 enrollment appointment date and time. Log in to your eServices account to see your enrollment appointment: ps.losrios.edu

Fee Payment

Once Enrolled: Pay the UTP (Universal Transit Pass) and student representation fees. For more information, contact the A&R office at (916) 691-7411. http://www.losrios.edu/lrc/lrc_feepay.php

Denied Applications

You have the option to submit a COMPLETED Advanced Education Petition Form:

crc.losrios.edu/files/counseling/CRCAdvEd_Petition_06.pdf

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What GPA do I include?

The cumulative, unweighted GPA on your most current High School Transcript

Can I retake a class I failed at my High School at CRC through Advanced Education?

No. LRCCD policy states that students cannot enroll in courses requiring repetition due to unsatisfactory grades (D or F) received at the student’s high school.

I can't meet with the high school principal, who can sign to approve my classes?

Your application must be signed by your principal or an authorized signer. If the school official who signs your application is not on our list of designated signers, then they must provide a list of all authorized designees on school letterhead that is signed by the principal. If this is the case, then please include this list with your application. Applications that do not include this list will be denied.

I am undocumented, can I participate in the Advanced Education program?

Yes! Advanced Education students who are classified as California residents are exempt from the enrollment fee. See LRCCD board regulations for more details:

https://losrios.edu/docs/lrccd/board/regulations/R-2212.pdf

I am a parent, can I call to inquire on the status of my student's application?

No. Under Section 49061 of the Education Code, parents of community college students do not have a right of access to their children's student records, regardless of whether the student is under the age of 18. This includes Advanced Education.

I am an International Student, can I take Advanced Education courses?

International students seeking to attend CRC under the Advanced Education program should first consult with their high school international student advisor to determine if the CRC coursework will be appropriate. International students are responsible for paying non-resident tuition, enrollment, and Universal Transit Pass (UTP) fees in addition to the student representation and health services fees (for fall and spring semesters). Other conditions may apply.

 

STUDENT RECORD & PRIVACY

FERPA NOTICE

Under Section 49061 of the Education Code, parents of community college students do not have a right of access to their children's student records, regardless of whether the student is under the age of 18.

 

 

 

   

Where to Find Us

Location: Library Building, L-200 (2nd floor)
Hours:

Mon - Thurs 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Holidays
Closed February 15, 2019
Closed February 18, 2019

Phone: (916) 691-7316
Fax: (916) 691-7445