Get Started and Apply

The pre-enrollment process varies slightly depending on which student enrollment group you fall into. Please select from the options below for more specific information on the steps you must complete to register and enroll in classes at Folsom Lake College.

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A First-Time College Student

Thank you for choosing Folsom Lake College!

Complete the Steps to Success

If you are a new student and have never attended college, you must complete the Steps to Success in order to enroll in classes.

Submitting Your Transcripts and Test Scores to Folsom Lake College

Official transcripts from all other educational institutions (high school, college, university) must be submitted prior to enrollment to satisfy math and English prerequisites, as well as inform Veterans educational benefits and financial aid. Transcripts can be sent to the following address:

Folsom Lake College
Attn. Evaluations
10 College Parkway
Folsom, CA 95630

If you are sending your transcript to FLC electronically, request that it is sent to: evaluations@flc.losrios.edu.

If you have questions, contact Admissions & Records at (916) 608-6500.

Transferring From Another College

Thank you for choosing Folsom Lake College! Transfer students are those that have previously attended college(s) outside of the Los Rios Community College District (Folsom Lake, American River, Cosumnes River, or Sacramento City College).

Complete the Steps to Success

All transfer students are highly encouraged to complete the Steps to Success prior to enrolling in classes.

Submitting Your Transcripts and Test Scores to Folsom Lake College

Official transcripts from all other educational institutions (high school, college, university) must be submitted prior to enrollment to satisfy math and English prerequisites, as well as inform Veterans educational benefits and financial aid. Transcripts can be sent to the following address:

Folsom Lake College
Attn. Evaluations
10 College Parkway
Folsom, CA 95630

If you are sending your transcript to FLC electronically, request that it is sent to: evaluations@flc.losrios.edu.

If you have questions, contact Admissions & Records at (916) 608-6500.

Returning to FLC or Los Rios

Welcome back! Returning students are those who did not attend Folsom Lake College or any other Los Rios college (American River, Cosumnes River, or Sacramento City College) during the most recent semester, but previously attended (after the absence of one semester). 

Re-Apply
Returning students must first complete an 
application in order to be re-activated as a student. 

Update Your Educational Plan
To update your student educational plan, please contact Counseling to schedule an individual counseling appointment. Please call FLC at (916) 608-6510, EDC at (530) 642-5645, or RCC at (916) 361-6321.

Enrolling in Classes
As a returning student, you are eligible for Priority 2 registration. You will have a priority appointment date for the first date and time that you are eligible to register (and then any time after that). The priority appointment date is a random assignment and can be found online at 
eServices.

A Current FLC Student

We are so happy that you plan to continue on your path to reaching your educational goal! Students who attended Folsom Lake College or any other Los Rios college (American River, Cosumnes River, or Sacramento City College) during the previous semester are considered continuing students for the next semester. 

Update Your Records
As a continuing student, you are required to submit a Supplemental Enrollment Information form every semester/term you wish to enroll in classes. This form can be completed online at eServices, and has you review and update your contact information as well as education goal and major. Until the supplemental enrollment form is completed on eServices, you will have a hold on your account which blocks registration.

Update Your Educational Plan
To update your student educational plan, please contact Counseling to schedule an individual counseling appointment. Please call FLC at (916) 608-6510, EDC at (530) 642-5645, or RCC at (916) 361-6321.

Enrolling in Classes
As a continuing student, you are eligible for Priority 1 registration. You will have a priority appointment date for the first date and time that you are eligible to register (and then any time after that). The priority appointment date is a random assignment and can be found online at 
eServices.

A High School Student

Thank you for choosing Folsom Lake College! If you are a current high school student, you may be eligible to enroll in 2 college courses each term, summer, fall and spring as an Advanced Education student if:

  • You have completed the 10th grade or will be at least 16 years old by the first day of instruction;
  • You have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above. (If you do not have a 2.7 GPA, you may submit transcripts with letters of support from your high school counselor or teachers that show evidence that you would be a successful candidate.)
  • The course you want to take is not available to you at your high school;
  • The course is not being repeated due to an unsatisfactory grade;
  • You have met the prerequisite for the course.

Learn More About Advanced Education Admissions

A Veteran, A Reservist, or Dependent of Veteran

Folsom Lake College assists veterans, reservists, and dependents of service-connected disabled or deceased veterans with their educational benefits. We have staff available to help you complete and file Veterans Affairs (VA) forms for federal and state education assistance programs.

For more information about education benefits offered by the VA through the GI Bill™, visit benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Learn More About Student Veterans & Dependents Admissions

An Undocumented Student

The terms "California Dream Act students," "AB 540 students," and "dreamers" may be used interchangeably and can include students who:

  • Are undocumented
  • Have a valid or expired DACA status
  • Are U Visa holders
  • Have Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Meet the non-resident exemption requirements under AB 540, AB 2000, or SB 68
  • Have completed the California Dream Act Application for financial aid

Learn More About Undocumented Student Admissions

An International Student

Thank you for your interest in Folsom Lake College! International students are defined as "non-immigrant" visitors who come to the United States temporarily to take classes. A non-immigrant is someone who:

  • Intends to stay in the US temporarily
  • Does not have US citizenship or legal permanent resident status (a "green card")
  • Applies for a visa to be allowed entry into the US

Learn More About International Student Admissions

College Offices to Help You with the Enrollment Process:

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Admissions and Records

Admissions & Records serves as the first point of contact to the college. Students may apply online or in person at the main campus or at one of our educational centers.

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Welcome and Student Success Center

The Welcome & Student Success Center (WSSC) helps new students get started with their academic experience at Folsom Lake College.

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Outreach & Recruitment

Our dedicated Outreach & Recruitment Office visits local high schools, businesses, and community organizations to share information on what Folsom Lake College has to offer.

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