Bridge student staff at Summer Bridge Welcome and Registration Event

Summer Bridge Welcome and Registration Event

Summer Bridge Students with their Peer Advisor

Summer Bridge Students

Summer Bridge students at Summer Bridge Carnival

Summer Bridge Carnival

Face painting at Bridge Dia de los Muertos event

Dia de los Muertos face painting

Bridge students at the UCLA Stomp Conference

UCLA Stomp Conference

Bridge students studying in the Bridge study area

Bridge students studying

Summer Bridge students at Closing Ceremony

Summer Bridge Closing Ceremony

Bridge Program

The Bridge Program is a student support program that offers several learning communities designed to increase students' academic and personal success. Students participating in a learning community are enrolled in linked or clustered classes that are taught in a cooperative environment between instructors. 

The learning communities we offer during the academic year include Summer Bridge and Math Bridge and English Bridge offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Each learning community focuses on a specific academic need and has an assigned counselor to assist students. The Bridge Program is especially designed for students who can benefit from additional academic support, are economically disadvantaged, and need additional support in their first year at Mt. SAC. Bridge students also form lasting friendships. They tend to share educational goals, interests, and similar backgrounds. We work with students to promote their graduation and transfer success to universities. You might just find our program to be the "bridge" you need to cross over your obstacles to success!

Our Services

      • MobileCounseling and Advising

        Bridge students have access to our counselors and advisor to talk about classes, programs, and be of support to them on their educational goals. Visit our Counseling and Advising page to book your appointments or call our office at (909) 274-5985 to schedule an appointment. 

      • Bridge AppointmentBridge Student Support Staff

        Our Peer Advisors and Office Staff are here to support you and answer any questions you may have. As former Mt. SAC students, they can help guide you and provide you with the resources to be successful college students.

      • book iconTextbook Loan and Free School Supplies

        Students will be loaned for free required textbooks for their Bridge courses and may be offered free school supplies based on availability.

      • WSActivities, Workshops, and Guest Speaker

        Students will be invited to different workshops and events throughout the semester to stay connected to the Bridge Program

      • booksStudy Center and Laptops

        The Bridge Program has a center with a study area and laptops available for students to use. Students can print their documents for free and enjoy our lounge area

      • SBSummer Bridge

        The Mt. SAC Summer Bridge Program is a 6 week program that supports graduating high school students to acclimate to college life, build connections and get over the fears of college. Students refer to the Bridge Program as a community and family. 

      • FSFall & Spring Bridge Learning Communities  
        The Bridge Program provides a combination of English or Math and Counseling linked courses for students seeking a community learning experience. Our Spring  2023 schedule is now available! 
      • JOB We hire Peer Advisors and Office Staff! 

        We are hiring Peer Advisors! Applications are due March 6.

        Applications are available in the Bridge Office, Building 9E, Second Floor. They will be available on the Bridge website on Dec. 5

        Bridge Peer Advisors and Office Staff are a highly motivated and mature group of students who are committed to helping other students by providing peer support.


        • Gain leadership skills
        • Be a mentor to Bridge students
        • Work as part of a dynamic team


Bridge Program Staff

Bridge Program Staff   Email Address  
Anabel Perez Learning Communities Counselor/Coordinator  
Lyssette Trejo Learning Communities Counselor  
Jolene Chong Program Coordinator  
Cynthia Orozco Educational Advisor  
Lynn Matthiesen Student Services Program Specialist  
Jasmine Mendoza Administrative Specialist  
Contact Us

M-W-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
T-Th 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
 Building 9E, Second Floor