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MESA (Math Engineering Science Achievement)


Math Science Technology Center Room 146


Summer hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.                                                                                       8am - 1pm Matt Jackson                                                                       1pm - 6pm Hilary McKay 

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:

Monday open Zoom meeting: 10am -12pm

Wednesday open Zoom meeting: 2pm -4pm​


Dr. Carl Farmer, MESA Director: (760) 776-7455
Hilary McKay, MESA Center Assistant: (760) 776-7470       Matt Jackson, Instructional Support Assistant:

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


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

Apply Now

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