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Robin Gallowglas


Welcome and Support Center
Phone: (916) 484-8437
FAX: (916) 484-8640
Confidential FAX:
(916) 978-0266

Office Hours: 

Mon - Thur 8:00am to 5:00pm
Closed on Friday

Computer Lab hours:

MTF: 8:00am to 4:30pm
TW: 8:00am to 6:30pm
(Closed at 4:30pm when classes are not in session)

Tuition Free at ARC Promise, starting Fall 2018

We are committed to your success and will waive your tuition fees for the first year.*
No income requirement or limitations!
Be a California resident.
Just enroll in a minimum of 12 units (12 unit course load for both Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters).

* Students will still need to pay for parking, transportation, textbooks, and/or other fees. No mandatory system-wide fees or tuition of any kind shall be collected by colleges from any surviving spouse or surviving child of a deceased person killed in the performance of active law enforcement or active fire suppression and prevention duties.*

Beginning the in 2016-17 academic year, the California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors or BOG Fee Waiver) implemented academic standards. All grades will be used to determine eligibility for 2016-2017.

Effective Spring 2018 registration students are encouraged to fill out a 2018-2019 FAFSA as the best means to obtain the California College Promise Grant. 

Persons in need of assistance with their financial aid file may request a one-to-one appointment with a financial aid staff member.  Students may call the Office or visit the FA Lab to schedule an appointment. If an issue cannot be resolved after an appointment, then a Student Action Request form may be filed for additional review and response within 5 business days. Personal or financial aid information cannot be shared over the phone due to FERPA regulations (see

Financial Aid assistance is also available on a limited basis at the Natomas and McClellan Centers.  

Call for days and hours: 

McClellan (916) 570-5000 | Natomas (916) 485-6000