Providing phone and online (Zoom) support. For more information, visit Remote Resources for Students.


RISE to Academic Success

RISE is an academic support program for students attending college for the first time. We serve historically underrepresented and underserved students.

Success Teams

RISE students join success teams that include the following:

  • Counselors
  • Peer mentors
  • Academic coaches
  • Financial aid support
  • Academic support

Get help completing your degree, certificate, or transferring to a four-year school. You will also get priority registration so you can take the classes you need.

RISE students

Other Program Benefits

  • Personal and Academic Support
  • Success Coaching and Counseling
  • Field Trips, Events, Conferences, and the Summer Jam
  • Workshops on Success and Skill-Building throughout the year
  • Visits to Four-Year Universities
  • Team-building, Leadership, and Networking Opportunities
  • Exclusive access to the RISE Center

Our program, services, events, and field trips are all free.

The RISE Center

Socialize in our lounge or do your homework at our study spaces. We also provide laptops and calculators for RISE students.

The RISE Students

RISE serves students from diverse backgrounds and situations:

  • African American
  • Native American
  • Pacific Islander
  • Filipina/o/x
  • Latina/o/x
  • Undocumented
  • First-generation student
  • People with disabilities
  • Educationally and/or economically disadvantaged
RISE students

RISE Cohorts

RISE cohorts are groups of students with similar interests who attend field trips, social events, and educational activities together. The following is a list of cohorts we have in the RISE Program. Each cohort is open to all RISE students.

RISE graduates

Rocklin Campus

Black Excellence (BE)
Explore information and events related to African American experiences.
Explore information and events related to Native American, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander experiences.
Advancing Latina/o/x Achieving Success (ALAS)
Explore information and events related to Latina/o/x experiences. AlasAlas is Spanish for “Wings.”
General Cohort
Open to all RISE students.

Nevada County Campus

General Cohort
Open to all RISE students.

Contact RISE

Rocklin Campus LR 446

  • Fall and Spring Hours
    M-Th: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    F: 9:00pm - 3:00pm

Nevada County Campus N2 inside Learning Center

  • Fall and Spring Hours
    M-F: 10:00am - 2:00pm