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Equity Center 

Welcome to the Equity Center at Mt. San Antonio College!  We aim to create an inclusive space where students can thrive and aim for success.  We are the home to four programs: ARISE, ASPIRE, DREAM, REACH.

Equity Center Fall 2021 Counseling Hours with Sandra Padilla:
Wednesdays: 1pm-6pm (In-person, Bldg 16E and virtual)
Fridays: 9am-1pm (virtual only)
To schedule a counseling appointment visit the following link: 
You can also call 909-274-5854 or text 909-784-5255 to schedule an appointment.
Night Counseling available the following dates 7pm-10pm (virtual only):
September 9th, 21st; October 5th, 21st; November 4th, 16th; December 2nd, 14th

EC Fall Counseling 2021

      Arise is a community of students from diverse cultures coming together to lift up one another and rise above all sorts of challenges to reach their fullest potential. An Asian American and Pacific Islander student support service, we have a dedicated support team empower Arise students to achieve success academically and personally. Click here to visit the ARiSE  website.
      Aspire is a dynamic program designed to provide essential educational support and services to increase the academic success, retention, degree completion, and transfer rates of African-American and other students enrolled at Mt. San Antonio College. We accomplish this through monthly workshops, academic counseling, and learning communities. Our aim is to develop a sense of “community” among African-American students, other students, faculty, staff and administrators. Click here to visit the Aspire website.
    • DREAM iconDREAM
      The Dream Program provides support services to DREAMers (undocumented students) at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC). Its purpose is to increase the personal growth and development of DREAM students through academic, career, and personal counseling; peer mentoring; assistance in applying for the California Dream Act/Financial Aid and scholarship opportunities (TheDream.US); and workshops regarding DACA and other issues relative to this student population. Click here to visit the DREAM website.
    • REACH IconREACH 

      REACH is an educational program designed to assist current and former foster youth. REACH is designed to provide assistance and support to our Foster Youth students in their transition into college, at Mt. SAC and as they graduate or transfer to a university. Click here to visit the REACH website.


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Fall 2021 hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Bldg. 16E
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Text us: 909-784-5255
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