Student Services and Student Life

Student Life

Student Life provides opportunities for participation in leadership programs, student government, student clubs, and other social, personal growth and development experiences.

Associated Students (A.S.) Student Government

A.S. Student Activities Fee

Student Representation Fee

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Life Office/Student Center

Student Life Center

Building 9C, (909) 274- 5959
Student Life Center

The Student Life Center provides a relaxing area to lounge, watch TV, and play foosball, ping pong, a variety of board games, or video games. Students also have access to free wireless Internet. The Student Life Center creates an environment for students to socialize and connect with other students as well as serves as a meeting place for events, activities, clubs and student government. The Student Life Center is also the place to find information about off-campus housing. The Associated Students (AS) offices are located here. 

Student Services

Your success; our passion.  Student Services at Mt. San Antonio College are designed to meet the unique and varied needs of all students.  There are both general and specific services and support programs available for students ranging from admissions and financial aid to counseling, transfer, career services and student health; from learning communities like Bridge to specialized support services like EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, DSPS, TRiO programs, Veterans Resource Center, Dream Center, and REACH Foster Youth.  A wide range of student activities are also available for students:  Associated Students government, over 50 student clubs and organizations, and student leadership development activities.  Students are encouraged to participate in campus life by engaging in support services and becoming involved in campus activities.
~Dr. Audrey Yamagata-Noji, Vice President, Student Services

ACES Program

Building 9E, (909) 274-4411

The ACES program helps low-income students, foster youth, students with disabilities, and students who are the first in their family to attend college to be successful at Mt. SAC. ACES offers: one on one counseling, tutoring, cultural enrichment  activities, and campus tours.

Admissions and Records

Building 9B, (909) 274-4415

Admissions and Records is usually the first office prospective students visit and the last office students visit before transferring or graduating. Some of the services provided:

  1. Admission: All students must submit an application for admission in order to attend Mt. San Antonio College. The admission application generates a Permit to Register and establishes a historical student record for each student. Transcripts from other colleges must be submitted for prerequisite eligibility checks.
  2. Course Registration: All registration is conducted online via the web at MyPortal. Registration instructions can be found in the current Schedule of Classes or online at MyPortal.
  3. Admissions and Records is the official custodian of student records. This office maintains student demographic information such as name, address and Mt. SAC student identification number, student academic history, issues I-20’s for International Students, processes Petitions for Exceptional Action, transcript and enrollment verification requests, graduation and certificate petitions and distributes diplomas and certificates.
  4. Admissions and Records provides computers for student use located in the Student Services Building. These computers provide access to the student portal for students to print unofficial transcripts, final grades, and copies of the Permit to Register. All services are also available at MyPortal. To use this service, students must have their Mt. SAC Student username.


ARISE Program

Building 16B, (909) 274-6622

Arise Program, a federal grant program, provides support for Asian American and Pacific   Islander (AAPI) and other students. The goal of the program is to assist Asian American and Pacific Islander students to successfully attain their educational goals and recognize their  valuable contributions to the campus community as AAPI students and student leaders.   Program activities include: tutoring, educational advisement and counseling services, workshops, student leadership training, and basic skills development.

Aspire Program

Building 9F, (909) 274-6396

Aspire is a dynamic program designed to provide essential educational support and services to increase the academic success, retention, degree completion, and transfer rates of  African American and other students enrolled at Mt. San Antonio College. We accomplish this through monthly workshops, mentoring, and learning communities.

Assessment Center

Building 9B, (909) 274-4265
Assessment Center 

The Assessment Center provides placement testing and other assessment services to assure that all students are placed appropriately in Mt. SAC courses.  The Center offers Test Information Sessions geared to making students aware of test format and the overall assessment process.  English and math test preparation workshops are also offered to students at the Writing Center for the English placement test (AWE) and at the Student Services Math Lab for the math test.  Students can schedule appointments for math, English, reading and chemistry placement tests, as well as for test information and preparation workshops via their portal, by phone, or by visiting the Assessment Center.

Bridge Program

Building 9E, (909) 274-5392

The Bridge Program offers several learning communities designed to increase your academic and personal success.  Students in the learning communities are enrolled in “linked” or “clustered” classes.  Various learning communities are offered, including: Summer Bridge, Math Bridge, and English Bridge. The Bridge Program is perfect for students who are the first in their family to attend college, want to improve academic and social skills,  want to learn more about career and transfer options,  or need  additional support  during their first year at Mt. SAC.

Bursar's Office

Building 4,  Lower Level,  (909) 274-4960
Bursar's Office

The Bursar’s Office is responsible for the collection of credit registration fees and other campus fees including parking permits, replacements, parking citation fees, enrollment verification and production cards. Student fees may be paid via the web at MyPortal or in person at the Bursar’s Office.


Building 9B, (909) 274-4755

The CalWORKs program provides educational/ training assistance to students who receive cash aid through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), including self initiated participants (SIPs) and GAIN referrals. CalWORKs offers: one on one counseling, GAIN assistance, work study jobs, tutoring, and a book lending library.

CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education)

Building 9B, (909) 274-4500

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), is a state funded program designed to recruit and assist single parents who are heads of household with  children 13 years old and under and who are CalWORKs recipients attending community college. CARE students receive additional support through counseling, tutoring, assistance with books and supplies, grants, and other services designed to help them complete their educational goals.  CARE is provided through EOPS; students interested must also qualify for EOPS.

Career and Transfer Services

Building 9B, (909) 274-4510

Career and Transfer Services helps students get from Mt. SAC to the next step in their educational journey whether that is a career or transfer to a four-year university. Career and Transfer Services provides a variety of activities, events and resources to help students transfer to universities, solidify career goals, sharpen job acquisition skills, and acquire part- and full-time employment.

Career Services include:
  • Job and internship referrals
  • Career fairs
  • Career acquisition skills workshops
  • Mock interview sessions
  • 1-on-1 assistance with resume preparation, interviewing techniques, and general job search

While Mt. SAC graduates may return to Career and Transfer Services for employment assistance, current students are strongly encouraged to visit Career and Transfer Services while still attending. For more information, please go to career services.

Transfer Services include:
  • Library of career and college guidebooks and university catalogs
  • Workshops on transfer topics
  • University representative visits and appointments
  • College fairs
  • University tours
  • Walk-in transfer advising
  • Computers for career and transfer research, applications and more!

For more information, please go to transfer services

Child Care Services

Building 70, (909) 274-4960
Child Care Services

The Mt. SAC Child Development Center offers childcare to students while attending class.  We provide high quality full and part day early childhood education services to your children. Our nationally accredited program serves children aged three months through five years.  After school care for kindergarteners is available as well. Parents and children must meet eligibility requirements, and children must attend for a minimum of 3 hours per day, at least twice a week. For requirement specifications, and pricing information, contact the center directly.

Counseling Services

Building 9B, (909) 274-4380

Not sure how to chart your path to your academic and career goals? Need help in creating your educational plan? Do you just need someone to talk to? The Mt. SAC Counseling Department is here to help! We deliver essential academic and career counseling services to our diverse student population. If you are experiencing   personal issues that are affecting your academic performance, we can listen and direct you to the appropriate resources as needed. We also conduct new student      orientations, probation workshops, and participate in community and high school outreach. We are involved in numerous programs that are designed to ensure your success: Bridge Program, Teacher  Preparation, International Students, Student Athletes, and Career Institutes.  We are here to help you succeed!

Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS)

Building 9B, (909) 274-4290
Disabled Student Programs & Services

Disabled Student Programs & Services provides services above and beyond services that may be available elsewhere on campus. The services may be in classroom (e.g. a note taker) and/or outside of the classroom (e.g. tram service).  Services may be directly related to an approved educational   accommodation (e.g. note taker, tram service, sign language interpreting, etc.). Others may be a specialized version of a traditional student service. (e.g. counseling, advising, community liaison with outside agencies).

DREAM Program

Building 16C, (909) 274-5596

The Dream Program provides services/resources to DREAMers (Undocumented Students) at Mt. SAC to ensure the Students’ success, personal growth and  development. The Program strives to do so, by providing services, such as  counseling (Academic, Career, and Personal), Peer Mentoring, CA Dream Act/ Financial Aid Information/Resources, Scholarship resources (TheDream.US), Legal Referrals for DACA, and Health Referrals for Health Services.

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

Building 9B, (909) 274-4500
Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) provides educational and financial support services to eligible students who have historically experienced economic   and   educational   disadvantages. Our program goes “over and above” other college services by offering priority registration, counseling, tutoring, financial assistance, and other support services designed to help students meet their personal and educational goals.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Building 9B, (909) 274-4450
Financial Aid & Scholarships

The Financial Aid Office provides information and assists students in applying for financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, enrollment fee waivers, and work study opportunities. The Financial Aid office helps students apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), as well as for the California DREAM Act, and the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver. Moreover, the scholarships counter provides students with      Information about scholarships available within Mt. SAC, as well as external scholarship opportunities available throughout.

High School Outreach

Building 9B, (909) 274-5906
High School Outreach

High School Outreach provides programs and services designed to help students successfully transition into Mt. SAC.  In addition to working with our local in district high schools, High School Outreach provides general campus tours, Mt. SAC    Information workshops, registration assistance, and the Information Counter.

Honors Program

Building 26A-1680, (909) 274-4665

The Honors Program offers honors sections of transferable general education courses. These courses provide an enriched curriculum, seminar type classes, close interaction with honors program faculty, and special projects and activities. Honors courses strengthen students’ college transcripts and increase their chances for transfer to four year institutions.

International Student Center

Building 9B, (909) 274-5032
International Student Center

The International Student Center, located on the upper level of the Student Services Center (9B), is a place where F-1 students can connect with one another and the international community. Students will find comfortable spaces to network with friends, computer stations available for their academic needs as well as referrals to student services and resources. Students with questions related to the College or a personal need will find friendly staff available to assist.

Public Safety Escort Service

Building 23, (909) 274-4233
Public Safety 

Mt. San Antonio College offers a Security Escort Service from 6:30 p.m. to 10:15 p.m., Monday - Thursday. Trained personnel will escort students safely to their car. Escorts are stationed at various locations on campus and can be identified by their yellow jackets and I.D. badges. Please refer to the map below to identify Escort locations. Students may also request a Security Escort by calling (909) 274-4555. 

Escort Location Map

Campus escort locations are indicated on the map below with a white X.

REACH Program

Building 9F, (909) 274-6556

REACH is an educational program designed to assist current and former Foster youth. REACH provides assistance and support to our Foster Youth students in their transition into college, while attending Mt. SAC and as they transfer to a University. We are committed to partnering with Foster Youth students, and walk with them side by side in pursuing their educational endeavors. Some REACH services offered are mentoring and support, housing resources information, priority registration, workshops and field trips, Chafee grant, textbook loans, and much more!


Building 9A,  (909) 274-4475

The SacBookRac is the campus book store where you may buy or rent textbooks, purchase supplies and services to meet your academic needs. The Bookstore is also a place to get college related supplies and services uniquely tailored to Mt. SAC student needs. In addition, this is the location where you can get you Mt. SAC student ID.

Student Health Services

Building 67B and 9E, Room 2300 (909) 274-4400
Health Center

The Student Health Center helps keep students physically and emotionally healthy so they can perform at their best. Professionals available include physicians, nurse practitioners, chiropractors, counselors, nurses, health education, and clerical support staff. The licensed professionals evaluate and treat minor, temporary physical and emotional conditions that require short term.

Veterans Resource Center (VRC)

Building 9E, (909) 274-4520

The VRC project established an innovative, collaborative effort to ease the transition for our student Veterans as they navigate our community college system. Today Mt. SAC continues to demonstrate both its motivation to meet the needs of Student Veterans and an ability to marshal resources to meet those needs through the VRC.  Amongst its services, the VRC offers a lounge, computer lab,  scholarship assistance, educational/career counseling, and one on one assistance with: FAFSA, VA Educational Benefits, portal navigation.

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