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Mecca Thermal Center

Mecca/Thermal Campus

Location: 61-120 Buchanan St., Thermal, CA 92274

Contact: (760) 396-2010

Spring 2016 Hours of Operation:

Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

he campus will be closed on the following dates in the Spring 2016 term, for a full listing of
Important dates, click here.

Friday, February 12, 2016,    Lincoln's Birthday
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Saturday Classes will not meet
Monday, February 15, 2016   Washington's Birthday Observed 
March 21 through March 25 the campus will be open, however no classes will be held.
Friday, March 25, 2016 Spring Holiday​

Campus Map

Student Services 

For a complete listing of Student and Academic Support Services, click here.

Bus Passes:

Passes are distributed on the first Monday of each of month at the Mecca Campus Administration Office. There is a limited quantity and passes are issued on a first come first serve basis for those meeting the requirements. To view requirements, click here​.​

Counseling (hours resume February 1st)
Services are available Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, call 760-396-2010 for an appointment. For a complete listing of all counseling 
services, please click here.

Financial Aid Assistance
Beginning Tuesday, February 2nd, Financial Aid Services will resume at the Mecca Campus. 
Services are available every Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please call the Financial Aid Office at 760-773-2532, or click here for more assistance.  


Academic Support Services

Tutoring and Academic Skills Center (TASC)​
Monday through Thursday  9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Call the Administration Office at 760-396-2010 for information about the following services.

  • Admissions & Records Assistance
  • Online Application Assistance
  • Assessment Testing
  • Bookstore
  • ESLN Program Registration
  • Workshops Provided by Student Services
  • Mecca/Thermal Academic Skills Center (MTC/ASC)
  • Computer Lab, Tutors (Math & English), Learning Software (ReadOn, Skills Tutor) 

Find out why students come to COD Mecca-Thermal


Driving Directions to Mecca/Thermal Campus:

  • From COD Palm Desert Campus:
  • Drive north on Monterey Avenue to Interstate 10
  • Take I-10 east
  • Take 86 Expressway South
  • Turn left on Avenue 62
  • Turn Left on Buchanan Street
  • Turn right at the first stop sign
  • Arrive at Mecca/Thermal Campus at 61-120 Buchanan St. on the right 

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