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How to Sign up for a New Student Virtual Orientation

Orientation sessions are held on Zoom; in order to attend you will need:

  • Internet

Important Requirements Before Signing Up

Prior to attending a New Student Virtual Orientation, you must have:

  1. Completed your CRC Application. If you have not completed your Cosumnes River College application, please view the application resources available on the Outreach Application Tips and Resources webpage or attend a workshop.
  2. Received your student ID number (see Student ID Lookup)
  3. Created a Los Rios Password (see Password Management)

Didn't Receive Your Los Rios ID?

Check your email inbox and “junk” folder for an email from LRCCD containing your Los Rios student ID number. If you cannot find the email, use the Student ID Lookup form on the Los Rios website.

If you need additional assistance, complete the CRC's Student ID Help form.

Step 1: Complete the CAC Major Selection Form

Please complete the Career and Academic Communities (CAC) Major Selection Form. CRC Counselors will use this information to help you complete your CAC Education Plan.

After completing this form, proceed to Step 2 to sign up for an Orientation date.

Fill Out the CAC Major Selection Form

Step 2: Schedule your Orientation

Once you sign up for your orientation date/time you will receive an automatic message and link to join from Zoom. If you do not see this in your inbox, you may want to check your spam/junk folder.

Note: sign-ups will close three business days prior to the event. Any sign-ups that are made within three business days of the event will be denied.

General New Student Orientation Workshops

Virtual Orientation
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
(Do not register after August 15 at 4:30 pm)

Not Your First Time in College?

Transfer Students

If you’re coming from another college, currently enrolled at another college or have units from another college, and you are interested in pursuing a degree at CRC your transcripts may need to be evaluated. Please see Get Started and Apply for information.

Current or Returning Cosumnes River College Students

Make an appointment with a CRC counselor.

Using your transcripts to meet a prerequisite requirement?

Visit Placement for information.

ESL Students

Students who want to enroll in only ESL courses are not required to attend the New Student Orientation. Visit the ESL Placement page for more information.


Contact the CRC Outreach Department at or reach out using the Send Us a Question form.

Orientation Frequently Asked Questions

Appointments with Outreach

Meet with an Outreach advisor for general questions about becoming a CRC student, orientation, course enrollment, application assistance, adding or dropping classes and CRC program referrals.

Appointments are available via zoom by signing up for a time slot.

Make an Appointment With Tesia Johnson

Make an Appointment With Carrie Reyes Cruz