Welcome to Mt SAC!  As a new student you are required to attend a New Student Orientation (NSO) and complete assessment testing http://www.mtsac.edu/assessment. If this is your first time in college and you are unsure about your next step, the in-person NSO is for YOU!


  • Get one-on-one help from Mt SAC Counselors
  • Get help with the registration process
  • Learn about your educational options
  • Complete a one-semester course plan and learn how to maintain your registration status


 You can schedule your 3 ½ hour in-person NSO by clicking the Student Success Tab on the Mt SAC portal, calling the Counseling Center at 909-274-4380, or in-person at the Counseling Center, 2nd floor, 9B.

 Students who have attended other college institutions may complete an 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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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.