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Summer Bridge Steps to Apply


The Mt. SAC Summer Bridge Program is the perfect way to begin your college journey. You’ll get a head start in college, receive early registration for Fall courses, FREE textbooks, school supplies, and much more!

If you have any trouble logging in to your student portal, please call the HELP Desk at (909) 274-4357. 

    • 1Step 1: Apply to Mt. SAC for Summer Term

      Submit a Mt. SAC Admission Application Summer Term  

      Complete a summer term application at . Click on "Apply Now" and complete a summer term application. After submitting the application online, you will receive an email confirmation with your Mt. SAC Student ID number and Username which will help you complete step 2.

      Apply Today

    • 2Step 2: Activate Portal Account

      Activate your Mt. SAC Student Portal Account

      After you apply you will receive an email with instructions on how to claim and activate your online student portal account.

      Student Account Claim

      New students must click on “1st Time Users (Claim Account)” before they can enter a username and a password.
      Claim Account Step 1

      Enter in your Mt. SAC username that you received from Admissions & Records in the confirmation e-mail you were sent. Then click “submit.” Student Account Claim User Name

      You must answer these challenge questions exactly as you answered them on your application. If you didn’t provide a social security number on your application you will enter all zeros (e.g. 0000) here. Once you have filled them all in, click “submit.”Account Claim Form Fields

      This code will be your temporary password.  Write it down and then click “login.”

      Account Claim Code

      Login! Enter your username here. Use the Mt. SAC Account Claim code that you received on the previous page.  Then click “Sign in”. After you click “Sign in” you will have access to your Mt. SAC Student Portal.

        Mt. SAC sign in

      Next: Change your password! Once you are in your Mt. SAC Student Portal, click on your name in the upper right corner and then select “Change Password”. Next, select and create new security questions and then select “Save Responses”. You will then be prompted to create a new password.Change Password Button

    • 3Step 3: Summer Bridge Application

      Submit a Summer Bridge Application

      An electronic application is available through your Mt. SAC student portal. Click below to start the application process. Your login information is the same as what you use to log into the portal.

      Submit A Summer Bridge Application

      Once logged in, click on the "student" tabStep 1 - Student Tab in Portal

      On the "Student" tab, scroll down to "Student Services", and click on "Bridge Program"
      Step 2 - Student Services Tab in Portal

      Click on "Apply to Summer Bridge"
      Step 3 - Apply to Summer Bridge Log in to begin your application. Your username and password are the same you use to login to your Mt. SAC student portal.
      Step 4 - Bridge Login

    •  4 Step 4: Complete the Math & English Assessment Process

      Complete the Math & English Assessment Process

      Complete the Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at or on your student portal under the Student Success tab. The AQ determines what English and Math courses you should take at Mt. SAC. You will need your Mt. SAC username and password to complete the AQ.


    • 5 Step 5: Apply for Financial Aid

      Apply for Financial Aid 

      Submit  your financial aid applications for both 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years by March 2, 2021.  (2020-2021 is required for Summer 2021, and 2021-2022 is required for the 2021-2022 school year) The FAFSA and Dream Act applications are available online. Mt. SAC’s Federal School Code is 001245.  For FAFSA visit:  For Dream Act visit: 

    • 6 Step 6: Check your Email

      Check your Email

      All Summer Bridge updates will be communicated via the email address you provided on your Summer Bridge application. Once you have completed Step 3 (Submit a Summer Bridge Application) we will  email you within two weeks to give you an update on your  application status.