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New and Future Students

As a “new student,” Mt. San Antonio College's Accessibility Resource Centers for Students (ACCESS) welcomes you! This section describes the various steps and appointments necessary to enroll at Mt. SAC and to begin receiving ACCESS services.

Steps for a New Student (Checklist)

  • Complete an Application for Admission to Mt. San Antonio College online at
    Apply for Financial Aid online at for possible assistance with covering costs of your college education.

  • Fill out an application for ACCESS services online through the MyACCESS web portal. 
    At this time, written verification of your disability (PDF PDF download icon)should be brought in, a Release of Information form should be signed and submitted, and an appointment scheduled with a ACCESS Counselor or Instructional Specialist. Students must complete the entire application process and attend the intake appointment for ACCESS eligibility to be determined.

  • Schedule an appointment for English and/or Math placement test(s) at the Assessment Center, or request accommodations if needed at ACCESS office.

  • Complete the College Orientation 
    Students should complete assessment and have test results prior to participating in orientation. To schedule an orientation, please contact the Counseling Center by calling 909-274-4830 or in person at the Student Services Center. Completion of orientation is required before registering for classes.

  • Make an appointment with a ACCESS Educational Advisor or Counselor for interpretation of placement test scores and appropriate placement into classes.

  • Register for your classes online.
    See the class schedule for appropriate course offerings.  Remember, you must claim your online student account before you can register.

  • Apply for Financial Aid online at for possible assistance with covering costs of your college education.
  • Pay fees 
    Even if you qualify for Financial Aid or your fees are being paid by the Department of Rehabilitation, you must complete the registration process at the Cashier’s office. Fees are due at time of class registration.

  • Schedule an appointment with a ACCESS Counselor once verification of disability is approved by ACCESS to discuss educational barriers and possible accommodations.

Complete a written request for accommodations (PDF PDF download iconeach term immediately after registration.  Also, check in with your ACCESS Counselor at least 3 times each term  discuss current progress, accommodations, and other issues related to your disability and education.


Accessibility Resource Centers for Students
Student Services Building (9B)
Voice: (909) 274-4290; Video Phone: (909) 895-6634