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Virtual College Fair Hosted by River City High School and NOVVA

Virtual College Fair Hosted by River City High School and NOVVA

A Live Online Event that connects you to top universities and colleges from all over the World
Date: November 2, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Here is what you can expect from this event:

  • - Speak via audio/video with admission counselors
  • - Search for universities based on your preferences
  • - Get detailed information and imediate answers
  • All that, from the comfort of your home.

College Corner

UC DAVIS ADMISSION VISIT Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 2:30 PMĀ 
uc Davis admission visit

uc Davis admission visit

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM 
West Sacramento College Promise Program

West Sacramento College Promise Program

Residents of the City of West Sacramento who graduate from a High School in the Washington Unified School District will be able to attend two years at any Sacramento City College (SCC) location (Main Campus, West Sacramento Center, or Davis Center) fee-free (Must be enrolled in 12 or more units within the first 6 months from the date of graduation).
The application for the Spring 2022 semester will be available November 1, 2021.

ucan get the facts for a smart college choice!
University & College Accountability Network (U-CAN)

Find the College That's Right for You . . . 

Choosing to go to college is one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime.  Selecting the college that best fits your intellectual, professional, and extracurricular interests; values and personality; and financial circumstances is crucial to academic success.

More than ever, as tuition costs continue to grow, families are focused on getting the best value for their dollar.  The first step is finding the right information to make the right college choice.

U-CAN Explore the profiles of hundreds of private, nonprofit colleges and universities: provides students with an all-inclusive guide for their college and career paths and enables educators to track their progress
About the California College Guidance Initiative

The California College Guidance Initiative manages, the state of California’s official college and career planning platform, which is free to all California educators, students, and families.

The Initiative is a nonprofit, funded in part by the state of California, that partners with school districts across the state to advance local college and career readiness goals. Learn more about the Initiative’s mission, goals, and approach.

How Can High School Students Use

The platform provides high school students the tools to match their interests and skills to postsecondary college and career opportunities. They can take career assessments and use search tools to develop college, major, and career lists, write goals and journals, track activities, and read a variety of age-appropriate content to develop and expand their knowledge on all college, career, and financial aid planning topics. Students can also launch Cal State Apply, CCCApply, and FAFSA.

Common application logo

The Common Application

The Common Application is a not-for-profit, member organization committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process.

University of California




August 1

Begin your UC application online



November 1 - 30

Submit your UC application (all applications must be submitted online)

January 4
Online application update opens for transfer applicants to report final fall grades and in-progress or planned coursework (priority deadline is January 31)



March 1
Notification of fall admission decisions begins



March 2

Submit your FAFSA or Dream Act application



Mid March - May 1

View admissions notification online



May 1

Freshmen: Submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR)



June 1

Transfers: submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR)


Late September

Instruction begins



July 1
For students admitted for fall: Final, official transcripts must be sent to the campus admissions office. Transcripts must be postmarked or electronically submitted on or before July 1.



July 15
Official AP, IB examination results must be sent to the campus admissions office. Test scores must be postmarked or electronically submitted on or before July 15.





Our admission guidelines are designed to ensure you are well-prepared to succeed at UC.

If you're interested in entering the University of California as a freshman, you'll have to satisfy these requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 15 college-preparatory courses (a-g courses) with a letter grade of C or better, with at least 11 courses finished prior to the beginning of your last year of high school.

    The 15 courses are:

    a. History

    2 years

    b. English

    4 years

    c. Mathematics

    3 years

    d. Laboratory science

    2 years

    e. Language other than English
    *or equivalent to the 2nd level of high school instruction

    2 years*

    f. Visual and performing arts

    1 year

    g. College-preparatory elective
    (chosen from the subjects listed above or another course approved by the university)

    1 year

  2. Earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (3.4 if you're a nonresident) in these courses with no grade lower than a C. Learn how to calculate the UC freshman GPA »
  3. Meet the examination requirement by taking the ACT Plus Writing or SAT with Essay by December of your senior year. We don't require SAT Subject Tests, but certain programs on some campuses recommend them, and you can use subject tests to satisfy the "a-g" requirements listed above.  


Choosing a College Checklist for Students and Parents
  • How much does it cost to attend?
  • What area of study are you planning to pursue?
  • How important is the size of the school?
  • Does your child want to stay in-state or out-of-state?
  • What is your child looking for in the school culture?
Find out which CSU campuses are currently accepting applications, which majors are
open or closed, and read any notices from the campus(es) you’re interested in.

   Priority Application Filing Period
   June 1 - June 30
   August 1 - August 31
   October 1 - November 30 *Extended to Dec. 4th in 2020

Please note: This information is subject to change. If you need more detailed information, please contact the campus admissions office directly.



Wednesdays from 3:30 -5:00PM & Thursdays from 11:30AM-1:00PM

Get Help with Applications, eServices,

Financial Aid, Password Recovery, and

General Support! 

Zoom Link:

Password: SCC


February 1 - Los Rios applications available online for Fall 2021 enrollment


Students meeting with others in the community


They are currently offering both Virtual Admission Information Sessions (Tuesdays & Thursdays) and Virtual Campus Tours (Mondays & Wednesdays) and brochures continue to be available online through their  Publication Library. 
FAFSA - get money for college

FAFSA - get money for college

Complete the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form to apply for financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school.



Program Description

The SESI program focuses on Latinx and low-income students that are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Our program prides itself on creating a sincere solid sense of family so our students feel welcomed. We have dedicated counselors, peer mentors, STEM industry field trips, assistance with books and tutoring that is available to our SESI participants.  SESI is focused on helping students transition from high school to college and ultimately program completion, earn a STEM Certificate/ Associates Degree and/or transfer to a CSU or UC. 

Sacramento City College SESI Project