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DREAM Program

The Dream Program provides support to DREAMers (undocumented students) at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC). Our purpose is to increase the personal growth and development of undocumented students through academic, career, and personal counseling; peer mentoring; assistance in applying for the California Dream Act/Financial Aid and scholarship opportunities (TheDream.US); and workshops regarding DACA and other issues relative to this student population.

    • Image of justice symbolImmigration Legal Support 

      CARECEN-LA, an immigrant rights non-profit organization, provides Mt. SAC students, staff, and faculty with free legal services. Their attorneys are accredited and can support with:

      • DACA
      • General consultations (e.g. questions about Public  Charge)
      • Adjustment of status screenings
      • Green card applications & renewals
      • Citizenship services
      • + other immigration-related inquiries

      To schedule an appointment, click the blue button below.

      Click to Schedule an Appointment


The DREAM Program' Office is temporarily closed until further notice. However, the DREAM Program continues to offer services remotely. If you would like an online appointment to meet a counselor, need support/assistance or have a general question, please feel free to contact us with any of the options below:

Text Hotline: 909-447-9411


Follow us on Instagram for more ways to connect and find support! @mtsacdream



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Why is the California Dream Act important?

  • About 25,000 undocumented students graduate high school and 5-10% continue to pursue higher education.
  • The Act has made higher education feasible, affordable, and accessible for undocumented students through the provision of financial resources.
  • Prospective undocumented students are now eligible to receive state aid along with access to certain programs such as EOPs. These programs provide additional resources such as counseling, bookstore vouchers, and priority registration.
  • An undocumented community college student may now be able to receive the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOG), which covers tuition at all community colleges, and Cal Grant aid. 
  • Undocumented students can now apply for public and private scholarships the campus offers.
  • When ready to transfer, students are eligible for the transfer entitlement Cal Grant along with CSU and UC grants.

* *Statistics are cited from the Pew Hispanic Center

Our Professional Staff

  • Dario Fernandez, Director
  • Laura Muniz, Counselor
  •  Melissa Candell, Program Specialist
Contact Us

Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M

Building 16E

(909) 274-5596 or 909-447-9411 (Text Hotline)