November 2021


November 3rd, 2021 @ 7 am

If you plan to register for Winter classes, take advantage of your priority registration and register on November 4th.

EOPS/CARE Counseling Requirement

You MUST complete THREE counseling contacts during the Fall 2021 semester. If you are unable to find an appointment that works for you please call us at 909-274-4500.

The EOPS/CARE Full Time Counselors are Super Heroes everyday!

EOPS/CARE Counselors: Tony Rivas, Urias Garcia, Carolyn Lake-Bain & Hector Sanchez (pictured below)

Your EOPS/CARE Counselors are Super Heroes everyday!

EOPS Grants

Students who are in compliance (completed 2 counseling contacts by November 5th,2021) will be receiving a $150 EOPS Grant on November 19th.


EOPS/CARE has your back!

Backpack & Supply Grab N Go

Come by our office to pick up your FREE Mt. SAC backpack. You do NOT need to be cleared to stop by unless you plan to stay for more than 15 minutes.)

Backpacks have the following items:

1. 1 3-ring Binder

2. 1 pencil pouch

3. 1 pack of post-its

4. 1 pen

5. 1 Mt. SAC Teddy Bear

6. 1 Hand Sanitizer

7. 1 Mt. SAC Water Bottle

Transfer Tuesdays!

IN PERSON assistance provide on CSU, UC or Common Application

Cal Poly Pomona’s Project CAMINOS is teaming up with EOPS/CARE for Transfer Tuesday. Our team will be there November 9 with Cal Poly Pomona’s Project CAMINOS is teaming up with EOPS/CARE for Transfer Tuesday. Our team will be there November 9 with Cal Poly Pomona goodies, while supplies last. Can’t wait to say hello and celebrate your Cal State Apply application submission. Reserve your spot today!

Are you working on your university transfer applications for the Fall 2022? If so, you are ready to take the next step in your academic journey and we want to make sure that we are there to help you navigate the admissions process. Join us for hands on assistance with completing your transfer applications! An EOPS/CARE Counselor and a staff member will be there to offer hands-on guidance as you navigate through your university application.

Session Dates: Nov 9th, Nov 16th, Nov 23rd, Nov 30th
Time Frame:
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Student Equity Computer Lab (Bldg. 16E)

Sign up: https://bit.ly/3Bi8B6N

Students who attend will receive a $15 Dinning Service Card. (LIMIT ONE PER DAY.) These cards can be used at the Mountie Café and the small coffee shops on campus. You are also welcome to bring a friend but make sure they register and are seeking assistance with transfer applications.

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Raise Your Score, Get Out of Debt

Facilitators: Mountie Money Management Center

If you are carrying credit balances from month-to-month or struggling to figure out how to make ends meet due to debts you owe, you are not alone. About 37% of U.S. households aren’t able to pay off their credit cards in full each month. This workshop will provide you with a roadmap to get you out of debt and raise your credit scores in the process.

Zoom Registration: https://mtsac-edu.zoom.us/j/93174982267

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Comic Relief for Academic Success

Featuring Award-Winning Empowering Comedian, Corporate Speaker & Mental Health Coach ERNIE G

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/erniecare

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Restraining Orders

Facilitators: Jenny Velasco, HBCL

This workshop provides details of how to get a restraining order and how to prepare for court. It is facilitated by the Harriet Buhai Center which is a nonprofit organization providing free legal aid and education for low-income community college

students enrolled in Los Angeles County focusing on their parental rights, their safety and security, their economic security divorce, and parentage.

REGISTER: https://mtsac-edu.zoom.us/j/93105463759

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Past Events

EOPS/CARE staff get in the Halloween sprirt!

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EOPS/CARE Navigators Host a Halloween Social Event

The EOPS/CARE Peer Navigator's hosted a very successful Halloween Event! The Peer Navigator's will be hosting additional events so keep an eye out four our e-mail.
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Community Events


Cal Poly Pomona’s Project CAMINOS is eager to support students interested in transferring. There are many events that would benefit students who are either ready to transfer or interested in transferring.
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Associated Students needs your help!

Please answer this quick survey about the GPA requirement for campus clubs.


Through the Mt. SAC Education Emergency Relief Fund Emergency Grant application, students may request a financial aid grant due to an exceptional need as long as it is related to any component of the following:

  • Any component in your cost of attendance/re-enrollment needs; or
  • For emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or child care.
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EOPS/CARE Department

The EOPS/CARE Department is open. Our hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm