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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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Starting Friday, December 15th the Campus will close and will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 22nd. If you need assistance, please contact the Indio Administration Office at 760-776-7200.

Fall/Spring Term Hours of Operation

  • Monday from 8:30am to 5pm

  • Tuesday and Wednesday from 8am to 5pm

  • Thursday from 8am to 4:30pm

  • The Campus is closed on Friday.

Please note the office closes daily from 12:15pm to 1:30pm

  • Monday, January 15; Martin L. King Jr. Day
  • Friday, February 16; Lincoln's Birthday Observed
  • Monday, February 19; Washington's Birthday Observed  (No classes Saturday, Feb. 17th)
  • March 26-March 30th (Mecca Campus Closed, No Classes or Staff in Session) 
  • Friday, March 30 Spring Holiday (No classes in session and campus closure)​

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.