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Special Admit Program

The Special Admit Program is open to high school students who would benefit from taking advanced scholastic or vocational work at Mt. San Antonio College. Through this program, students can complete college level courses during the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Please read and complete the steps below to get a jump start on college courses while still in high school!

All questions regarding Special Admit will be answered through E-Mail in caution of COVID-19. Please email for Special Admit related information. we will be responding to e-mails Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm.  

Call our remote Special Admit phone line (909)766-0628 Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm



    • MobileStep 1

      Apply to Mt. SAC

      Apply Now

      Please download these step-by step instructions to apply to the college as a high school student. You should receive your student ID and username in an email within 2 weeks.

      If you have not received the email, please contact Admissions and Records at (909) 274-4415.

      How to Apply to Mt. SAC

    • Step 2

      Class Schedule

      Explore our class schedule to find the courses we will be offering this semester. Our Spring 2020 class schedule will be available late November. Please check back to find the class that works around your schedule and helps you meet your college goals!

      Class Schedule

      Keep in mind that you can only take college level courses through this program, and there are some course restrictions to Special Admit students. Please take a look at the list below to make sure the class you wish to take is not on the list. 


         Special Admit Course Restrictions

    • MobileStep 3

      Assessment (if applicable)

      If the course you are planning to take has a prerequisite, please visit your student portal to complete the AQ (Assessment Questionnaire) before attending the Approval session.

      You will need to have your high school transcript readily available during the Assessment Questionnaire. 

      High school students grade 10th and under may not get proper English placement. You may get "See Counselor" as a result. 

      Be sure to write the placement result in your packet. 

      Print your Assessment results out and bring it with you to the Approval session. 

      Assessment Questionnaire


      Not sure if your course has a prerequisite or requires an assessment?
      Look for this on the course description. 


    • MobileStep 4

      Special Admit Packet

      In order to participate in the program, students must complete the Special Admit Packet with their parent/guardian and high school administrator. 

        Students with  incomplete application packet will not get to participate in the Approval Session

      Summer 2020 Special Admit Packet  

    • MobileStep 5

       Special Admit Approval Session

      Students must schedule their mandatory Special Admit Approval Session with our Counseling Department by calling  (909) 274-4380.

      Students returning to the Special Admit Program must identify themselves as "returning Special Admit Students" if they've participated in the program before. 

      If this is your first time, indicate you are a  "New Special Admit Students", so we can schedule you for the correct approval session.

      Please make sure to print out and bring the following completed documents with you to the day of your Special Admit Approval Session:

      1. Special Admit Program Application Packet ( Sections A, B, and C must be completed with course recommendations and signatures)

      2. Photo ID (i.e.: High school ID, California ID)

      3. "Welcome to Mt. San Antonio College" email containing your student ID number and username

      4. Assessment Questionnaire placement results 

      5. Transcript (High school unofficial copy, Mt. SAC and/or other college attended, AP scores)

      Students with incomplete paperwork or missing items will not be approved to take courses and may not part take in the approval session. NO EXCEPTIONS!

      Special Admit Approval Session spots are limited.

      Approval session scheduling available beginning
      (Summer Dates and Deadlines will Be Posted Soon)

      Remember to arrive 30 minutes early. 

      Course registration begins (SUMMER 2020 TBD)

      Parents Session will be hosted simultaneously during students Approval session.

    • MobileStep 6

      Register for courses!

      Students will be given their registration date and time at the Special Admit Approval session.

      You will go over the steps with a counselor at the approval session, but you can also click on the link below to find step-by-step instructions on how to register for the course.

       There are no guarantee students can register for class due to class being full or they do not meet minimum qualifications.

      How to Register

Important Dates

2/24/20 Spring Semester Begins 
3/11/20 Summer 2020 Packet Available
TBD Summer 2020 Approval Sessions
Special Admit Program

8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Building 9B 2nd floor
(909) 274-6346

Special Admit Course Restrictions

Mt. SAC Associate Degree GE Special Admit Restrictions
CSUGE 2018-2019 Special Admit Restrictions
IGETC-GE-2018-2019 Special Admit Restrictions