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:


RISE Family always staying connected



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.

Karla, A RISE tutor, helping a student with developing English Skills




Our math tutor, Betsy helping a student.


Click the picture to see our Tutors and their schedules! 

tutoring schedule

Book Loan Program

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

Marcus finds our book lending library to be beneficial to his academic success

We also have textbooks on reserve for students to checkout and do homework in RISE


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. 


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Constant Learning takes place at RISE

Students utilizing the computer lab and study area at RISE


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! 

Here are some recent pictures of our college visits!


RISE Students visiting The University of Southern California. Home of Tommy the Trojan!




After Visiting USC, RISE students have fun getting to know the community.


Private Presentations given by RISE Alumni at UCLA


RISE students at UC Davis!