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.

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 & admission tickets are included in the program.


Fall 2024 All events are scheduled for in-person field trips on Fridays

  • To be determined (September) - Orientation
  • To be determined (October) -  field trip
  • To be determined (November) - field trip
  • To be determined (December) - End of the Year Celebration 


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 2024 - Global Pals Orientation will occur on - to be determined from 11:00am-2pm. 

Global Pals Application

Apply for Global Pals

Application period:

  • Fall 2024: August 26 - September 22
  • Spring 2025: February 24- April 11

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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