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Summer Bridge students waiting to see Inspirational speaker Ernie G.
Summer Bridge Welcome and Registration Event
Summer Bridge students at textbook distribution
Summer Bridge students
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Summer Bridge Staff 2017
Summer Bridge students after closing ceremony

 Summer Bridge Program

The Mt. SAC Summer Bridge Program is a 6 week program that supports graduating high school students to acclimate to college life, build connections and get over the fears of college.  Students refer to the Bridge Program as a community and family. Be part of our family and apply today!

Attention Class of 2018!

Save the dates: June 21-August 1, 2018 

More information will be posted here in January 2018. If you have questions regarding the Summer Program, please call the Bridge office at (909) 274-5392.

What are the benefits and resources for students who participate in the Summer Bridge Program?

    • Counseling & Advising

      Support, guidance, and encouragement are offered in navigating majors, educational planning, and personal counseling.


    • Peer Advisors

      A dynamic group of students ready to help! Peer Advisors are students who guide and mentor the incoming freshmen to resources on campus and serve as a "life-line" between students and professors.

    • Textbook Loans & Free School Supplies

      No need to buy textbooks and school supplies! Students will be loaned all textbooks and they simply return them at the end of the program.

    •  Complete English or Math in the Summer

       Get a head start in College! The Summer Bridge Program offers courses in math and English, a great way for students to work towards college-level courses.

    •  Study Center & Laptops

       The Bridge Program has a new center with a Study Area and Laptops available for students to use.

    •  Activities, Workshops, Guest Speakers

       Learning outside of the classroom! Students will learn about the transfer process, college life and experiences. They will also have a chance to demonstrate their talent at our renowned Talent Show!

    •  Supplemental Instructor /Tutor

       Valuable Resources on campus! Supplemental instructors and tutors provide the extra support for students to succeed in the classroom.

 Frequently Asked Questions

    • How do I know what classes to take in the Summer Bridge Program?
      Once you take your English and math placement tests, the Bridge Program staff will place you in the appropriate class according to your test scores and your Summer Bridge application.
    • How and where can I take my placement tests?
      Check with your Mt. SAC High School Outreach representative for test dates at your school site. If they are not offered at your school, then you must take your tests at Mt. SAC in the Assessment Center, located in the Student Service Center (Bldg 9B, lower level). We suggest you take the following placement tests: Math, English, and Reading.
    • Do I have to enroll in all of the Summer Bridge classes?
      YES. The Summer Bridge Program is a Learning Community which consists of taking all 3 courses linked together.
    • Is tutoring mandatory?
      YES! Tutoring support is mandatory and a great way to help you succeed in English or math.
    • Can I be absent more than one day?
      It is recommended that you not miss any of your classes; this is an intensive six week summer college program.
    • What about paying for classes?
      All fees are due upon registration, there are no partial payments accepted. The college has a drop for non-payment policy, we recommend that you apply for FAFSA or CA Dream Act to help pay your fees. If you are eligible for the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver (BOGW) you do not need to pay for classes, the BOGW Waiver will cover your class fees.