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Mt. SAC Important Message

COVID-19 NOTICE: To take classes ON CAMPUS this upcoming Winter 2022 term, vaccinations will be required. Fully online students are exempt from this requirement. Learn about the December 10 deadline for the first dose, exemptions and more in your Mt. SAC email or www.mtsac.edu/covid19

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Bridge student staff at Summer Bridge Welcome and Registration Event

Summer Bridge Welcome and Registration Event

Summer Bridge Students with their Peer Advisor

Summer Bridge Students

Summer Bridge students at Summer Bridge Carnival

Summer Bridge Carnival

Face painting at Bridge Dia de los Muertos event

Dia de los Muertos face painting

Bridge students at the UCLA Stomp Conference

UCLA Stomp Conference

Bridge students studying in the Bridge study area

Bridge students studying

Summer Bridge students at Closing Ceremony

Summer Bridge Closing Ceremony

Bridge Program

The Bridge Program is a student support program that offers several learning communities designed to increase students' academic and personal success. Students participating in a learning community are enrolled in linked or clustered classes that are taught in a cooperative environment between instructors. 

The learning communities we offer during the academic year include Summer Bridge and Math Bridge and English Bridge offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Each learning community focuses on a specific academic need and has an assigned counselor to assist students. The Bridge Program is especially designed for students who can benefit from additional academic support, are economically disadvantaged, and need additional support in their first year at Mt. SAC. Bridge students also form lasting friendships. They tend to share educational goals, interests, and similar backgrounds. We work with students to promote their graduation and transfer success to universities. You might just find our program to be the "bridge" you need to cross over your obstacles to success!

Our Services

      • MobileCounseling and Advising

        Bridge students have access to our counselors and advisor to talk about classes, programs, and be of support to them on their educational goals. Visit our Counseling and Advising page to book your appointments or call our office at (909) 274-5985 to schedule an appointment. 

      • Bridge AppointmentBridge Success Coaches

        Our Bridge Success Coaches are here to support you and answer any questions you may have. As former Mt. SAC students, they can help guide you and provide you with the resources to be successful college students.
        Lupe Gomez

        Guadalupe(Lupe) Gomez
        (909)248-4585
        ggomez78@mtsac.edu

        Saydi Tapia

        Saydi Tapia
        (626)408-2631
        stapialopez@mtsac.edu

      • book iconTextbook Loan and Free School Supplies

        Students will be loaned for free required textbooks for their Bridge courses and may be offered free school supplies based on availability.

      • WSActivities, Workshops, and Guest Speaker

        Students will be invited to different workshops and events throughout the semester to stay connected to the Bridge Program

      • booksStudy Center and Laptops

        The Bridge Program has a center with a study area and laptops available for students to use. Students can print their documents for free and enjoy our lounge area

      • SBSummer Bridge

        The Mt. SAC Summer Bridge Program is a 6 week program that supports graduating high school students to acclimate to college life, build connections and get over the fears of college. Students refer to the Bridge Program as a community and family. 

      • FSFall and Spring Bridge Learning Communities  
        The Bridge Program provides a combination of English or Math and Counseling linked courses for students seeking a community learning experience. Our spring 2022 schedule is now available! Click here to view!
      • JOBWe Hire Student Office Staff

        We hire student workers! Check back for more information! 

 

Bridge Program Staff

Bridge Program Staff   Email Address  
Anabel Perez Learning Communities Counselor/Coordinator aperez@mtsac.edu  
Lyssette Trejo Learning Communities Counselor ltrejo@mtsac.edu  
Jolene Chong Program Coordinator jchong13@mtsac.edu  
Cynthia Orozco Educational Advisor corozco23@mtsac.edu  
Lynn Matthiesen Student Services Program Specialist lmatthiesen@mtsac.edu  
  Administrative Specialist    
Contact Us

Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Building 9E, Second Floor
909-274-5392
bridgeprogram@mtsac.edu
www.mtsac.edu/bridge