Success in college has everything to do with being CONNECTED. Connected to the right classes, connected to inspirational teachers, connected to a major you are passionate about, and especially connected to faculty, staff, and fellow students who are  genuinely concerned about educational achievement. RISE accomplishes this through the following services:


The RISE Program provides counselors for academic and personal advising available to students by appointment or during drop in hours.counseling


tutoringRISE offers one-on-one tutoring in a variety of subjects. Tutoring is available to students by appointment or drop-ins.

Book Loan Program

Checkout textbooks for the whole semester for FREE!!  All books are donated by students, faculty, and staff. rise books

Computer Lab

Need to get your homework done? RISE has computers available for students to use.  Student Ambassadors are available to assist with any questions you have with navigating through the system. rise lab

College Tours

RISE organizes college tours through the HCD 318 course.  We visit colleges such as UCLA, USC, UC Riverside, UC Berkeley, Sac State, UC Merced, UC Davis, and SF State.  Come by our office for more details! Cal Berkeley Tour