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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

Summer Bridge Program

The Summer Bridge Program will be held June 21-July 29, 2021

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. 

Click on the icons below for more information on the schedule and benefits of participating in the Summer Bridge Program.

Summer Bridge Schedule

June 21 - July 29, 2021

Download The Summer Bridge Informational Flyer

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday  
8:30am - 9:45am Workshops Learning Communities Seminar LCOM 80 Workshops Learning Communities Seminar LCOM 80  
10:15am - 1:20pm   ONE General Education/Transferrable Course   ONE General Education/Transferrable Course  
1:30pm - 3:30pm  
  • Tutoring Support (required)
  • Study Team Meetings
  • Workshops
  • Registration Assistance for Fall Semester
Enrichment Activities: Guest Speakers/Special Events
  • Tutoring Support (required)
  • Study Team Meetings
  • Workshops
  • Registration Assistance for Fall Semester

Schedule is subject to change. Please check our website regularly for updates.

What are the benefits and resources for students who participate in the Summer Bridge Program?

    • Counseling & Advising

      Support, guidance, and encouragement are offered in navigating majors, educational planning, and personal counseling.


    • Peer Advisors

      A dynamic group of students ready to help! Peer Advisors are students who guide and mentor the incoming freshmen to resources on campus and serve as a "life-line" between students and professors.

    • Textbook Loans & Free School Supplies

      No need to buy textbooks and school supplies! Students will be loaned all textbooks and they simply return them at the end of the program.

    • Complete an academic course in the Summer

      Get a head start in College! The Summer Bridge Program offers academic courses. It is great way for students to work towards college-level courses.

    • Study Center & Laptops

      The Bridge Program has a new center with a study area and laptops available for students to use.

    • Activities, Workshops, Guest Speakers

      Learning outside of the classroom! Students will learn about the transfer process, college life and experiences. They will also have a chance to demonstrate their talent at our renowned Talent Show!

    • Supplemental Instructor /Tutor

      Valuable Resources on campus! Supplemental instructors and tutors provide the extra support for students to succeed in the classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

    • How do I know what classes to take in the Summer Bridge Program?
      The Bridge Program staff will place you in the appropriate class according to your Summer Bridge application and your math and English eligibility.
    • How do I complete the assessment process?

      Information about the assessment process is available on the Mt. SAC Assessment website and in the student portal. Or check with your Mt. SAC High School Outreach Specialist.

    • Do I have to enroll in all of the Summer Bridge classes?
      YES. The Summer Bridge Program is a Learning Community which consists of taking all courses linked together.
    • Is tutoring mandatory?
      YES! Tutoring support is mandatory and a great way to help you succeed in your college courses.
    • Can I be absent more than one day?
      It is recommended that you not miss any of your classes; this is an intensive six week summer college program.
    • What about paying for classes?
      All fees are due upon registration, there are no partial payments accepted. The college has a drop for non-payment policy, we recommend that you apply for FAFSA or CA Dream Act to help pay your fees. If you are eligible for the California Community College Promise Plus Grant (CCCPG), formerly known as the BOG Fee Waiver, you do not need to pay for classes. The CCCPG waives the enrollment fee and provides a reduced cost for health and parking fees for qualified California students.
    • What is Promise +Plus?

      The Mt. SAC Promise +Plus program  is a combination of services to help first -time students access the life-changing benefits of a college education, whether to get career training, earn a degree or transfer credits to a university.  Benefits include  Early Registration (Fall, Winter, and Spring), FREE $250 Book Voucher, FREE $100 Food Card, FREE Loaner Laptop Computer, FREE Fees, and FREE Mountie Gear and school supplies.  To be considered, complete the Promise +Plus application and requirements by June 1.

    • Why do I need to apply for the FAFSA for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022?

      The 2020-2021 FAFSA is required for Summer 2021, and 2021-2022 FAFSA is required for the 2021-2022 school year.