A - 7 Easy Steps to Enroll

  1. Complete and submit a Mt. SAC Admission Application online at www.mtsac.edu (preferred method) or in person at Admissions.
  2. Claim your account. Activate your student account at https://myportal.mtsac.edu using your assigned username.
  3. Make an appointment for the required English, reading, and/or math placement tests. Go to the Assessment Center or call (909) 594-5611 ext. 4265.
  4. Make an appointment for the mandatory New Student Orientation. Go to the Counseling Office or call (909) 594-5611 ext. 4380.
  5. Apply for Financial Aid. Visit the Financial Aid Office or call (909) 594-5611 ext. 4450. You can also go to www.mtsac.edu/students/finaid.
  6. Register for classes online. Register based on your assigned registration date/time found in your Mt. SAC Portal.
  7. Pay your fees online with a credit card or in person at the Bursar’s Office Bldg. 9A.

B - Start Classes!

After you pay your fees:

  • Get student ID at the Bursar’s Office, Bldg. 9A, Ext. 4960.
  • Purchase a parking permit online or at the Bursar’s Office, or a bus pass at Auxiliary Services.
  • Print your class schedule. Pay attention to important dates such as adding, dropping, and refunds.
  • During the first 2 weeks of the semester, arrive at school 1 hour prior to class to find parking and classrooms.
  • Buy your textbooks.
  • Check your Mt. SAC Portal regularly for personal announcements and emails.
  • Go to class and meet your professor.
  • Attend the first class to ensure your seat. If you miss the first class session, you may be dropped.
  • Review the class schedule for important dates.

C - Get Support!

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D - Graduate / Transfer!

  • Meet with a counselor/advisor to develop an educational plan.
  • Meet with a counselor/advisor to perform a “grad check.”
  • File a graduation petition form with Admissions & Records.

E - Directory of Services

Photo of Mt. SAC Graduates in graduation gowns.

This guide is sponsored by a U.S. Department of Education
Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant