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MESA

Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement

Location:

Math Science Technology Center Room 146

Hours:

Fall hours:

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

Although we are available during these hours to assist on any of your questions or concerns, we will be hosting open Zoom meetings for anyone in MESA to attend on the following schedule:

Available 24/7 on Microsoft Teams: Please E-mail any questions you may have.

Contact:

Dr. Carl Farmer
MESA Director
cfarmer@collegeofthedesert.edu
760-776-7455

Matt Jackson
Instructional Support Assistant
majackson@collegeofthedesert.edu                                                                     Mobile: (760) 409-5745

Efrain Perez
Instructional Support Assistant
efperez@collegeofthedesert.edu

About Us

MESA is a grant-funded program for math, engineering, science or computer science students with a strong desire to transfer to a four-year institution and continue their education. The Goal of the MESA Program is to increase the number of students successfully transferring t​o four-year colleges as Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) majors.

Student Eligibility

MESA serves educationally and financially disadvantages students and emphasized participation by students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields at four-year schools. Students must be majoring in a STEM field and planning on transferring to a four-year institution. If you are unable to meet all of the requirements below, you can still become a MESA Club member.

To be eligible students must meet the following criteria:

  • Declare a transfer major in a math- or science-based field
  • Be enrolled in Beginning Algebra or above
  • Demonstrate Financial need
  • Demonstrate Educational need
  • US citizenship or permanent resident

Services

  • Transfer assistance
  • Tutoring
  • Workshops
  • College tours
  • Career and job information
  • Textbook loans
  • Please fill out a jumpstart profile​

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