Student Access Card

Official College Photo ID Card:

Your Student Access card is your official college ID card. Use it to get into college sports events and other college activities where student identification is required.

Regional Transit Pass Card:

Students approved a Universal Transit Pass fee that allows students to use all public transit bus and light rail systems at a greatly reduced rate in Sacramento and Yolo counties (excluding Unitrans), El Dorado County, and the cities of Folsom and Elk Grove. Your Student Access card is your transit pass, and it is good seven days a week, from August 1 through December 31, and from January 1 through May 31. This is an incredible bargain, but all Los Rios students must follow Regional Transit's "Abide to Ride" rules. For more information please go to

Here's how it works:

The UTP fee is charged when a student registers for classes. The fee is:

  • $5.54 per semester for less than six units ($2.77 for students receiving BOG fee waivers)
  • $11.08 per semester for 6 to 11.9 units ($5.54 for students receiving BOG fee waivers)
  • $16.62 per semester for 12 units or more ($8.31 for students receiving BOG fee waivers)
  • The fee is not charged for the Summer Session
  • The fee is refundable if a student drops courses within the fee refund period
  • A fee of $5.54 will be withheld from the refund if a Student Access card has already been issued to the student
  • Students who are enrolled in online courses may only request a refund during the semester

The fee is waived for students:

  • Enrolled in the Criminal Justice Training Consortium
  • Students enrolled in Apprenticeship programs
  • Those UC Davis students participating in the Workload Program, on the UC Davis main campus
  • Students studying abroad

To get your Student Access card and/or regional transit pass, you must have a photo ID, be currently enrolled in classes and not have any outstanding balance due on your account. For your card to be valid as a regional transit pass, it must have the current UTP semester sticker attached. The regional transit pass is available to pick-up beginning August 1 for the Fall semester and January 3 for the Spring semester.

Where to pick up your Student Access card:

ARC: On campus in the Student Center. Cards are also available off-campus at the Natomas Center Main Office.

CRC: Side window, Admissions and Records

FLC: Computer Lab-Library in FL 1/EDC: Computer Lab (C-204)/Rancho Cordova Outreach Center

SCC: City Cafe 2 (August, January only), Welcome Center RHN-138, Learning Resource Center LRC-144, and at the Davis and West Sacramento centers

College Library Card:

Your Student Access card is also your college library card. It is valid at any of the Los Rios Community College Libraries: American River College (ARC), Cosumnes River College (CRC), Folsom Lake College (FLC) & El Dorado Center (EDC), or Sacramento City College (SCC). The card must be presented at your library’s circulation desk when borrowing books and other library materials.

A Student Access card is no longer needed when accessing online library resources. Currently enrolled students may access library research databases, request library materials from other Los Rios libraries, place holds on items, and review their library record online using their student ID number (example: w1234567, with the w) and Los Rios password (the same password used by eServices, Los Rios Gmail, and Desire2Learn). If you have any questions, contact your college library for assistance.

GoPrint Card:

You can use your Student Access card to make photo copies or prints at any GoPrint station at any college in the Los Rios District. To activate the debit stripe on the back of your card, insert it into any vend/revalue GoPrint station and deposit the amount of value (minimum $1.00) you wish to put on the card. Additional value may be added to the debit stripe any time thereafter.
(Note: If you still have money on a former Los Rios GoPrint card, you can continue to use that card until the value is spent by going to a Revalue Station and inserting your card to reactivate it.)

Discount Card:

Some stores and merchants offer discounts to our students. Use your Student Access card to prove you qualify for the discount. To find out what discounts you may qualify for, click here.

If your card is lost or stolen:

Each student will be issued one (1) Student Access Card free of charge each Academic Year. There is no charge for the replacement of a damaged UTP sticker IF the remnants of your damaged sticker are attached to your Access card. Otherwise, the following charges will apply:

  • Access Card only $5.00
  • Access Card & Lost/Stolen UTP Sticker $21.62
  • Lost/Stolen UTP Sticker $16.62

Replacement fees can be paid at your College Business Services office. Present your receipt at the ID card station to receive your replacement card and then the Business Services office to receive your replacement sticker.

If your card or sticker is damaged:

Damaged cards or damaged stickers will be replaced free of charge. Please bring the damaged card with sticker or the damaged sticker to a location where cards are issued.

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