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Who is Eligible for Puente?

  • Students who assess into or are eligible for English 101 and English 094 in the Fall semester.
  • Students who are interested in transferring to a 4-year university or college.
  • Students who want to be active on campus.
  • Students who are you interested in learning and discussing issues that deal with multiculturalism specifically the Mexican-American, Latino/a, Chicano/a experience.
  • Students who are looking for a classroom environment which challenges and motivates them to think critically, write, and enjoy reading literature written by Mexican-American, Latino/a, Chicana/a writers.
  • Students who are seeking mentors.
  • Students who want and need extra one-on-one guidance with the transfer process and educational planning.

If you said YES to these statements, you are eligible for the Puente Program!

Puente is a writing, counseling, and mentoring program aimed at helping you achieve your goals at MSJC and transfer to a 4-year university.

To learn more about the Puente Program attend an information session

Contact the Puente Team!

Cynthia Garcia
Menifee Valley Campus Counselor

Carla Maroudas
Menifee Valley Campus Counselor

Ezikio Lopez
San Jacinto Campus Instructor

Cynthia Vargas
San Jacinto Campus Instructor