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Mt. SAC Emergency Alert

Alert: Mt. SAC has Transitioned to Online Classes and Services (see www.mtsac.edu/online). Learn more about our COVID-19 response at www.mtsac.edu/health.

Student Resources | COVID-19 Response

As Mt. San Antonio College transitions online due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), numerous resources are available to support our students. 

THE LATEST 
President's Message: Employee Last on Campus March 19 Has Tested Positive for COVID-19
President's Message: Mt. SAC Has Fully Transitioned Online
President's Message: Employee Last on Campus March 17 Has Tested Positive for COVID-19
President's Message: Updates on Withdrawals, Refunds, Pay and More

 

Online Transition (learn more at Mt. SAC Online)

    • online learningOnline Learning Transition

      Students that have not taken online courses previously should communicate with their instructors and college counselors to request additional support and resources. 

      Mt. SAC is working to put in place additional resources and personnel to support students transitioning to online instruction, including added support for students with learning disabilities.

      To learn more about preparing for online instruction visit the Mt. SAC Online website.

    • computer internet accessComputer and Internet Access

      COMPUTERS: The college is implementing a Student Laptop Loan program for currently enrolled students who have no access to a computer or internet access to take classes online. The college has a limited number of loaner laptops and internet connections for students to borrow. Students can request the technology through the Student Request for Computer and/or Internet form.  

      INTERNET: Several companies are providing reduced cost or free internet access to ensure students have access to reliable internet service.

    • online telephone servicesOnline or Telephone Services

      Mt. SAC has launched a new website compiling the college's range of resources online at www.mtsac.edu/online. Online resources include: Admissions, Counseling and Financial Aid.

       Student Resources on Mt. SAC Online

 

Student Support

You can also visit the Student Services website for their answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    • financial aid Scholarships and Grants

      California College Student Grant

      To support California college students through these unprecedented times, MAF has established the CA College Student Support Fund. Eligible students will receive a $500 grant to help manage their financial needs – whether that's class materials, rent, or personal expenses. Learn more through the Mission Asset Fund.

      Scholarship Program

      Mt. SAC's scholarship program has extended its deadline to April 27, 2020! A variety of scholarships are available to qualified students, based on need, merit, major and/or educational goals. Students must submit a Mt. SAC General Scholarship Application online before the screening deadline. 

    • Icon with WWithdrawals

      Withdrawals

      We encourage all students to stay enrolled and to work with your faculty member.  We realize that this is a new way to be taught, but we are all here to help you.  If you believe the best thing for you to do is to drop (withdraw) from the course, note that you will be able to drop with an “EW”—Excused Withdrawal.  This is an acceptable mark and does not count against your GPA, your academic standing or your ability to repeat the course. 

      To take the risk out of trying online learning, we are extending the deadline to withdraw to Sunday, June 7, for regular 16-week classes. For short-term courses, the deadline is the day prior to the final class meeting. You can also speak with a counselor online about your options. 

       

    • reimburse Reimbursements

      Enrollment Fee Reimbursements

      Enrollment fees will be reimbursed to students if they withdraw from the class or the College cancels the class.  Refunds will automatically be processed regardless of the selection of withdrawal codes. Learn more about refunds from the Cashier’s Office website. Refunds are offered in a number of formats, including through a Bank Mobile Vibe account. Students can access the account through over 55,000 fee-free Allpoint® ATMs, so they are not limited to on-campus ATMs. 

      Parking Permits

      All Spring 2020 parking permits will be extended through Fall 2020, so students can use them through the Summer and Fall terms. If students are not continuing, they may petition for parking reimbursement beginning April 3 by contacting Parking Services via Police and Campus Safety.

    • financial aidFinancial Aid

      Students will continue to have access to financial aid resources, including those from student loans.  Spring disbursement will remain on time.  You can continue to check the status of your financial aid and submit any required documents electronically through your Mt. SAC student portal https://inside.mtsac.edu/web/portal/financial-aid

      If you have general questions or need assistance, please email financialaid@mtsac.edu

    • food pantry basic needsFood Pantry and Basic Needs 

      Food Pantry and Basic Needs

      Mountie Fresh Food Pantry @ 67A, 103 (once every two weeks)

      • What: Offer food resources via a grab n’ go outside of the store or drive-thru style at the parking lot behind 67A/B
      • When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of April and subsequent months as needed from 10-2:30, which alternates with partner, Sowing Seeds for Life’s community food pantry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at the Pomona Fairplex.
      • Website:  www.mtsac.edu/basic-needs

      Listed below are helpful links to access food resources.

    • student jobsStudent Jobs Impacted by COVID-19 (updated)

      Federal Work Study Student Employees

      The U.S. Department of Education has authorized payment of Work Study wages regardless of whether a student is actually working.  Managers will need to submit a timesheet to the Payroll Office on the student’s behalf using the student’s regular hours.

      Student Assistants

      All student assistants will continue to be paid based on the end date of their assignment. All student workers should check with their supervisors.  They are not required to work but will get paid for the duration of their agreed upon assignment for the Spring semester. Managers will need to submit a timesheet to the Payroll Office on the student’s behalf using the student’s regular hours.

      Short-Term Hourly Employees

      Short-term hourly employees (even those who may be students) will be paid their regular hours through the end of March, without requirement of work.  From April 1 through April 20, any ongoing work performed by these employees should be transitioned to classified employees in the unit.  A manager may have these employees continue the work if there is a critical need identified.  Short-term hourly employees may participate in the Telecommuting Plan.

    • mental healthMental Health

      If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others call

      • 911
      • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. (TTY 1-800-846-8517)

      The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Learn more at:

 

About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

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EDITOR'S NOTE: To submit additional resources for this page, email Uyen Mai at umai@mtsac.edu