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MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Achievement)

Location: Math Science Technology Center Room 146

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Contact: Dr. Carl Farmer, MESA Director: cfarmer@collegeofthedesert.edu (760) 776-7455
Hilary McKay, MESA Center Assistant: hmckay@collegeofthedesert.edu (760) 776-7470

About Us
MESA is a grant-funded program for math, engineering, science or computer science students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution. 
To Qualify
You must intend to transfer and major in a math-based field, complete Intermediate Algebra (Math 40) or a higher level math and meet one or more of the following criteria:
  • Receive need-based financial aid
  • Eligible for Board of Governors' Grant (fee waiver)
  • You or your family on TANF
  • Participate in GAIN, EOPS or ACES Program
  • transfer assistance
  • tutoring
  • workshops
  • college tours
  • career and job information
  • textbook loans