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Global Pals

Mt. SAC students have the unique opportunity to engage in a cross-cultural experience while providing peer to peer mentoring. F-1 international students are paired with the Mt. SAC campus community with similar interests. Global Pals get to learn about each others' culture, while participating in social happenings throughout Southern California. In addition, students get to create friendships with students from all over the world! Applications are accepted each August and February.

Interest Groups

Global Pals participate in events based upon on their selected interests. Interest groups include:

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Indoor Adventure

What are some of the things that Global Pals do?

Some activities Global Pals do are:

  • Introduce your Global Pals to your friends.
  • Attend Global Pals events.
  • Hangout together on weekends.
  • Grab coffee or study together.
  • Check out a Mt. SAC sporting event.

Global Pals Events

Global Pals experience amazing activities for free.  Past participants enjoyed kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, indoor go kart racing, and zip lining. Transportation is included in the program.


Fall 2020 (Friday Afternoons - exact dates to be determined) All events will be virtual via Zoom. 


Orientation is mandatory. During this orientation you will get the chance to meet your new Global Pals and learn about all the new adventures you will participate in. Fall 2020 - Global Pals Orientation will occur on Friday, October 2, 2020. 

Global Pals Application

Apply for Global Pals

Application period:

  • Fall 2020: August 24 - September 23
  • Spring 2021: February 22 - March 24

Interested students must be:

  1. Currently attending Mt. SAC
  2. Be able to commit to attending Orientation
  3. Commit to 4 Friday Global Pal Events (occurring once a month during the semester)
  4. Submit an application form by clicking on the "Apply for Global Pals" button below

Still have questions?

Contact Global Pals via email

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