International Student Orientation
All Mt. SAC international students are required to complete the online F-1 international Student Orientation, available through Canvas. In addition, students will need to participate in our virtual Counseling Orientation and make an appointment for an English Language Assessment interview. Failure to complete the online orientation will delay your ability to make an appointment for your English Language assessment interview and participate in the Orientation Meeting/Registration. Failure to complete all aspects of Orientation may result in the cancellation of a student’s I-20 Form.
Fall 2023 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE: Please complete step 1, 2, & 3 by July 9th in order to participate in STEP 4: the Priority Registration on July 11th.
STEP 1: COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE F-1 CANVAS ORIENTATION
You will be emailed a Canvas Course invitation to participate once accepted to Mt. SAC. In the email, click "Get Started" to join.
To login into canvas, please watch this tutorial:
If you encounter any problems accessing your portal or Canvas, please contact Mt. SAC IT staff by phone at 909-274-4357 or visit: https://www.mtsac.edu/it/resources/helpdesk.html.
STEP 2: ASSESSMENT
Please follow the prompt in the Canvas orientation and upload your Assessment Questionnaire results. If needed, a staff member from the American Language department will email placement results to students.
STEP 3: COUNSELING ORIENTATION
Counseling Orientation is held in Canvas as a module.
STEP 4: ORIENTATION MEETING/REGISTRATION via Zoom
After competition of step 1, 2, & 3 - students will be emailed a zoom link closer to the Registration date.
July 11, 2023 - Priority Registration (to participate, please complete step 1, 2, & 3 by July 9, 2023).
August 9, 2023 - Late Registration (to participate, please complete step 1, 2, & 3 by August 7, 2023).