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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

        Saydi Tapia

        Saydi Tapia

      • 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 & 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! 
      • JOB We are hiring Peer Advisors  in January 2022!

        Peer Advisor applications now available below and at the Bridge Office (Building 9E, 2nd Floor). Bridge Peer Advisors are a highly motivated and mature group of students who are committed to helping other students by providing support through peer mentoring. Hired Peer Advisors will start working in February 2022.


        • Gain leadership skills
        • Be a mentor to Spring Bridge students
        • Work as part of a dynamic team
        • Have a work schedule around your classes

        Attend an optional Zoom hiring info session to learn more:

        Wednesday: 1/5 @ 1:00pm Meeting ID: 943 7610 9109
        Thursday: 1/6 @ 10:00am Meeting ID: 976 2208 1057
        Monday: 1/10 @ 3:00pm Meeting ID: 966 2337 6519
        Tuesday: 1/11 @ 11:00am Meeting ID: 979 9040 1954


        Application Process & Documents

        Application Deadline: Thursday, January 20, 2022 by 4:00 pm. Mailed applications must be in the Bridge office by January 20, 2022. Interviews will be held the week of February 7.

        1. Review the Peer Advisor Job Description
        2. Complete the Peer Advisor Application with all required attached documents by January 20 at 4pm.
        3. Have this Recommendation Form completed by 2 people. We suggest that one of the forms/letters be completed by a Mt. SAC employee/professor.


Student Services FAQ


Bridge Program Staff

Bridge Program Staff   Email Address  
Anabel Perez Learning Communities Counselor/Coordinator  
Lyssette Trejo Learning Communities Counselor  
Jolene Chong Program Coordinator  
Cynthia Orozco Educational Advisor  
Lynn Matthiesen Student Services Program Specialist  
Jasmine Mendoza Administrative Specialist  
Contact Us

Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Building 9E, Second Floor