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Mt. SAC Emergency Alert

Alert: Mt. SAC has Transitioned to Online Classes and Services (see Learn more about our COVID-19 response at


COVID-19 Update: The college remains under a state of emergency. Virtual counseling and coaching will continue through the spring 2020 term.

Coaching Updates!!!
  • Please register for CRN:44323 to enter remote coaching sessions for the reminder of spring term.

    Note: If you registered previously you will get a message stating already enrolled/duplicate. You must enroll to enter the sessions offered via your student canvas account.

  • Courses offered are: Anatomy 10A, Biology 1 2 & 4, Physics 2A & 4A, and Chemistry 40 & 50

  • Coaching Sessions to start Thursday April 9, 2020

Counseling Updates!!!

Counseling appointments are held over phone, email-based , or video counseling.
(This is to enforce social distancing)

 For over-the-phone appointments, schedule through our Online appointment scheduler Online appointment scheduler or call
(909) 274-5686 . To speak with a STEM Counselor, please choose Jason Hayward, Rudy Santacruz, Gracie
Retamoza or Jazmin Hurtado in the appointment scheduler or over the phone.

For video appointments, please visit the Video Counseling Appointment System.  Jason Hayward is available for video counseling appointments.

 For general questions, email may be sent to:”

STEM Center

Mt. SAC STEM Center, located on the third floor of the campus’ Math and Science Building, provides tutoring, peer-to-peer coaching, counseling, and general support services. Students who visit the center will find a study area stocked with microscopes, laptop computers, and even skeletons for anatomy students. The center is available to any math, science, or engineering student. But, it is also used by the STEM Teacher Preparation Program, Robotics Team members, and students in two of the campus engineering clubs. Approximately 200 students use the center each day.

Featured Events

Our Staff

  • Dr. James Reed
    STEM Student Equity Coordinator
  • Dr. Baochi Nguyen
    STEM Faculty Mentor
STEM Center

(909) 274-4224

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About Raise

Project RAISE, a regional alliance in STEM education, is a Department of Education Title III HSI-STEM grant awarded to CSUF beginning October 1, 2016. Project RAISE integrates a variety of services and project components to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income STEM students and increase persistence, retention, and graduation rates among participants.

Students can engage in:

  • Undergraduate Research Program (URE), an 8-week summer research experience guided by CSUF faculty
  • RAISE Transfer Program (RTP), a peer advising and academic support program for students who transfer to CSUF
  • Summer Internship Program (SIP), a summer internship program for RTP participants, in collaboration with the Orange County Business Council
  • Outreach visits to CSUF for presentations and lab tours

Community college and campus partners:

  • Participate in advisory board meetings three times a year to discuss grant objectives and activities
  • Attend the annual STEM articulation conference to clarify transferring procedures
  • Collaborate with Project RAISE staff to host workshops on community college campuses

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As STEM curricula are extremely hierarchical, it is important for community college students to complete STEM prerequisites needed to advance toward a bachelor’s degree before transferring. Project RAISE hopes to assist community college students to determine for themselves which courses will transfer to CSUF STEM degrees.

Transferology will empower Project RAISE community college students by giving them immediate, free access to the information they need to determine whether their courses will transfer. Member institutions, including CSUF, provide articulation information and catalog descriptions on their course offerings to Transferology.