Ask Joe
Mt. SAC Important Message

Beginning Summer Intersession, Covid-19 vaccinations are encouraged, but not required. Learn more about our safety guidelines at



ACCESS offers specialized, disability specific, advisement and counseling services for all registered disabled students. Among these services you will find:

  • Academic advisement – advice on course selection and procedures for enrollment.

  • Academic counseling – counselor led solutions to academic issues and difficulties. Includes accommodations and probation/dismissal status guidance.

  • Career counseling – exploration/discovery of possible career/educational options.

  • Disability management – strategies to minimize disability-related challenges and to increase likelihood of positive life and educational outcomes.

  • Course planning – specific plan detailing term by term coursework to reach educational goal (i.e. certificate, associate degree or transfer).

  • Personal counseling – assistance with personal difficulties that may be impacting academic performance.

  • Referrals – information about campus and community resources that provide additional support in educational services or career/job placement. Examples include California Department of Rehabilitation, Regional Center, Financial Aid, EOPS, etc.