Achieving in College, Ensuring Success (ACES)

About A.C.E.S.

ACES (Achieving in College, Ensuring Success) is designed to assist low-income, first to attend college in family, and/or disabled students obtain an Associates degree and transfer from Mt. San Antonio College to a four-year institution. ACES services focus on a holistic approach to student development and success. A.C.E.S. services help students gain knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their educational goals and ultimately obtain a bachelor’s degree.

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ACES services include:

  • A dedicated counselor to 140 students
  • Individualized academic, transfer, career and financial aid counseling
  • Tutoring and guided study groups
  • Financial literacy and skill development workshops
  • University and college tours
  • Cultural enrichment activities
  • Referral to college and community resources
  • Computer lab
  • Registration and transfer assistance
  • Mentoring and Support

ACES Program eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen/ Legal Resident
  • Be first-generation in college
  • Be enrolled at Mt. SAC with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Want to Transfer to a 4-year University with an AA/AS

To join download an application or pick one up at the ACES front desk.  Complete and submit all supporting documentation into the ACES office as soon as possible. Our purpose is to ensure your success!


Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789
Phone: 909.274.7500 • VPhone: 909.895.6634
For emergencies, call Campus Police: 909.274.4555 Ι Text-A-Tip: 909.274.9560

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All college-printed materials and Web info are available in alternative formats upon request.
Contact Disabled Student Programs & Services: 909.274.4290 or TTY 909.594.3447.

The 504/508 ADA Coordinators are located in Bldg. 4–1460 and can be contacted at 909.274.4225.