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Equity Center

Dear Students,  
Given the current state of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our office is closed until further notice. We advise you to stay home, wash your hands frequently, and minimize social contact.  For current updates about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit For information about the re-opening of our campus, continue to check your Mt. SAC emails.  
For current events, please visit our Instagram account @mtsac_equitycenter or visit our Facebook page link.
Thank you,
Equity Center Staff (, 909-784-5255)

The Equity Center has over-the-phone, email, or video conference counseling appointments with counselor, Sandra Padilla, during campus closure. Call 909-784-5255 or visit eSARS Counseling link to schedule an appointment today . 

"Reach for your Dream, Aspire to Arise."
Welcome to the Equity Center at Mt. San Antonio College!  We aim to create an inclusive space where students can thrive and aim for success.  We are the home to four programs: ARiSE, ASPIRE, DREAM, REACH.  Click the links below to learn more! 
    • ARISE IconARiSE
      Arise is a community of students from diverse cultures coming together to lift up one another and rise above all sorts of challenges to reach their fullest potential. An Asian American and Pacific Islander student support service, we have a dedicated support team empower Arise students to achieve success academically and personally. Click here to visit the ARiSE  website.
      Aspire is a dynamic program designed to provide essential educational support and services to increase the academic success, retention, degree completion, and transfer rates of African-American and other students enrolled at Mt. San Antonio College. We accomplish this through monthly workshops, academic counseling, and learning communities. Our aim is to develop a sense of “community” among African-American students, other students, faculty, staff and administrators. Click here to visit the Aspire website.
    • DREAM iconDREAM
      The Dream Program provides support services to DREAMers (undocumented students) at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC). Its purpose is to increase the personal growth and development of DREAM 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. Click here to visit the DREAM website.
    • REACH IconREACH 

      REACH is an educational program designed to assist current and former foster youth. REACH is designed to provide assistance and support to our Foster Youth students in their transition into college, at Mt. SAC and as they graduate or transfer to a university. Click here to visit the REACH website.


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