In addition to American River College's main campus, several off-campus locations host college-credit classes: the Natomas Center, McCellan Center & Sacramento Regional Public Safety Center, Mather Center, and Twin Rivers location.
American River College offers an array of opportunities for the community, including dining at our Oak Café restaurant, visiting the Oak Café bakery, attending any of several live arts and entertainment campus events, or ARC Beavers intercollegiate sports events. Community groups can also rent college facilities for events.
The Natomas Center offers the same credit classes as those taught on the ARC main campus, and students can complete most degree requirements as well. The center also offers counseling, assessment and other support services.
McCellan Center & Sacramento Regional Public Safety Center
In addition to the college's main campus, college-credit classes are taught at the McClellan Center and offer the same credit as those taught on the main campus. The Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center, operated by American River College, is dedicated to providing high quality training and educational programs for public safety personnel. The center offers entry-level and advanced, in-service instruction, in areas that meet the needs of individuals as well as public and private agencies.
The Mather Center houses American River College’s Auto Collision and Diesel Technology programs.
Oak Café Restaurant and Bakery
Oak Café is a student-run operation and is among the best fine dining restaurants for lunch in the Sacramento area. We offer outstanding food and superb service at a reasonable price. The bakery offers coffee & tea, breakfast pastries, cookies/desserts, and lunch choices.
Performing Arts at ARC
ARC invites the community to enjoy great live arts entertainment on campus. ARC’s main theatre hosts performances from ARC Theatre as well as concerts from the ARC Music Department and events from the ARC Dance Department. We also have a variety of smaller performance spaces for live shows from ARC Theatre, Music, Dance and Fashion departments. See a show today.
James Kaneko Gallery
The James Kaneko Gallery has been a vital part of American River College for over twenty years. We serve the students, faculty, staff and the greater Sacramento community at large. Our gallery schedules eight shows a year beginning with the Fall Faculty Exhibition and ending the school year with the Annual Student Show in the spring.
ARC Facilities Office
American River College offers an array of facilities to meet your event needs. Many of our facilities are available for the community to rent for their events. The ARC Operations Department works with the Maintenance Department and the Los Rios Police Department to provide services vital to ARC’s day to day activities. Here you will find information ranging from Facility Reservations to Emergency Response.