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Mecca/Thermal Campus - Front view from street of campus

College of the Desert - Mecca/Thermal

Address: 61-120 Buchanan St., Thermal, CA 92274
Phone: (760) 396-2010

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Fall/Spring Term Hours of Operation

  • Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • The Campus is closed on Friday.

Please note the office closes daily from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The college will be closed the following dates:

  • Monday, September 4; Labor Day
  • Friday, November 10; Veteran's Day Observed
  • November 23-24; Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes Saturday, Nov. 25th)

At College of the Desert our mission is to provide excellent educational programs in basic skills, career and technical education, certificate, transfer preparation, associate degrees, noncredit and distance education, which are continuously evaluated and improved. Our programs and services contribute to the success, learning and achievement of our diverse students and the vitality of the Desert Community College District, surrounding areas and beyond.

Please help us evaluate our programs and services by taking a few moments to complete this brief survey.

For more information, please contact our office at (760) 776-7200.