Welcome to Mt. San Antonio College. The College is committed to the success of students and strongly believes that an effective orientation leads to college success.

Orientation is required for all new students who are enrolling at Mt. San Antonio College. This includes students who may only want to take one course and students who are transferring from another college.

The following options are available to meet the orientation requirement*:

1. In Person Orientation: Contact the Counseling Center by coming in or calling 909.274.4380 to
schedule an orientation appointment. The Counseling Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Center, Bldg. 9B.

2. Online Orientation: May only be completed after you have applied to the college & claimed your account.

To access the Online Student Orientation:
1. Log into your portal @ https://myportal.mtsac.edu
2. Click on the Student Success tab
3. Click the Online Orientation link
4. Complete the Online Orientation


*Students may request exemption from Orientation if they meet any of the following criteria:

  1. I have graduated with an Associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. Must provide a copy of transcripts as documentation of degree attainment.
  2.  I have enrolled at the college for a reason other than career development or advancement, transfer, attainment of a degree or certificate of achievement, or completion of a basic skills or English as a Second Language course sequence.
  3.  I have earned 60 units or more from a regionally accredited institution. Must provide a copy of transcripts as documentation of units earned from another institution.
  4. I am enrolled at Mt. SAC solely to take a course that is legally mandated for employment as defined in section 55000 or necessary in response to a significant change in industry or licensure standings.
  5.  I am enrolled as a special admit student pursuant to Education Code section 76001.


Download the Student Success and Support Form here  & take the completed form and any supporting documents to the Counseling Center or fax to 909.274.2413.

Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789
Phone: 909.274.7500 • TTY: 909.594.3447
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. 4–230 and can be contacted at 909.274.4225.