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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.

I am..

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 concurrently enroll in two college courses each semester 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 demonstrate exemplary academic achievement as evidenced by a GPA of 2.7 or above and an analysis of transcripts, letters of support from high school counselors and teachers, and/or other academic success indicators;
  • The course you want to take is not available to you at your school;
  • The course is not remedial (1-99 classes);
  • The course is not being repeated due to an unsatisfactory grade;
  • The course is for advanced study and you are able to demonstrate adequate preparation and completed prerequisites for the course.

Learn More About Advanced Education Admissions

A Veteran, A Reservist, or Dependent of Veteran

Thank you for your service to our country and for choosing Folsom Lake College!  Folsom Lake College assists veterans, reservists, and dependents of service-connected disabled or deceased veterans with their educational benefits. 

Complete the Steps to Success

All new students must complete the Steps to Success in order to enroll in classes. For additional help, refer to our Adobe PDFVeterans/Dependents Enrollment Checklist (PDF) and the information below.

Applying as a Veteran or Dependent

Note: The State of California has made it easier to get an education at FLC by offering in-state tuition for active military members and their dependents, as well as veterans who have been honorably discharged. Any veteran or dependent who meets the criteria as outlined by Assembly Bill 13 is eligible for a non-resident tuition exemption. Please complete the  Adobe PDFVACA Nonresident Fee Exemption Form (PDF).

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.

Attend a Veterans Orientation
Attend a specialized orientation to learn about the resources and accommodations that are available to you, as well as how to use VA educational benefits and other helpful information.

Sign Up for a Veterans Orientation

Create a Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational Plan
As part of the Steps to Success, schedule a one hour appointment with Counseling to complete your VA educational plan. The counselor will evaluate all prior coursework and assist you in mapping out a VA approved educational plan, which will clearly define what classes will be approved by the VA. The counselor will then submit a copy to the Admissions & Records Supervisor to be put in your file. 

Enrolling in Classes
Veterans qualify for Priority 0 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) which can be found online at  eServices. Make sure to follow your most current VA educational plan when selecting classes. If you change your major, you must meet with a counselor for a new VA educational plan.   

Upon enrolling, submit a Adobe PDFRequest for Certification Form (PDF) to the Veterans Success Center (VSC). If you add or drop classes after your initial certification, please go to the VSC and complete  a Schedule Change Form.

Learn More About Student-Veterans Admissions

A Dreamer

Thank you for choosing Folsom Lake College!  When it comes to immigration reform, a “Dreamer” (also spelled “DREAMer”) refers to a young person who qualifies for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) ActDreamers are also frequently referred to as “DACA recipients”. While the majority of Dreamers are Latino, they are a diverse group and come from a multitude of countries and cultures.

Please Note: If you have a valid Social Security Number, are a US Citizen, and a resident of California, then you are not considered a Dreamer. Please see information for another student enrollment group.

Learn More About Dreamers 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 & 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 & 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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