MESA

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- Closed until January 26, 2015 -

 

Service Area Outcomes

Overview

Welcome to the MESA Program at Mission College!

The MESA CCP (Math Engineering Science Achievement Community College Program), part of the MESA Undergraduate Program, provides support to community college students who are majoring in math, engineering and science so they excel academically and transfer to four-year institutions.

MESA CCP is a partnership with the California Community College Chancellor's Office.

The Mission College MESA Program started in 2000, and we are the only MESA community college program in the heart of Silicon Valley! 

Help yourself to our flyer and presentation.


Eligibility Criteria

  • ENROLLMENT:  Students must be enrolled in 6.0 units or more at Mission College.
  • MAJOR: Students must major in a Math, Engineering, Science or a related field. Typical majors include: Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, PreMed, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Pharmacy and Physics.
  • TRANSFER: Students must plan to transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree.
  • REQUIRED CLASSES: In order to transfer students must plan to complete at least Math 1 (Pre-calculus) or higher AND any 2 courses from the following list: Math 2, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 4C, 19; Physics 4A, 4B, 4C; Biology 1A, 1B, 4, 41, 42, 43, 47, 48; Chemistry 1A, 1B, 12A, 12B.
  • STATUS: MESA students must be US citizens, permanent residents, or in the process of obtaining a green card.
  • FIRST GENERATION: MESA students must be "first generation" college students. Neither they or their parents have a BA/BS degree or higher.
  • FINANCIAL HARDSHIP (SELECT ONE):
    • MESA students must be eligible for financial aid (or the BOGW or Pell Grants) OR
    • Be eligible for EOP&S, ACCESS or CalWORKs, OR
    • Are not yet 25, but live on their own.

We accept applications year round. If you're eligible, bring your application to our office or email it to us.

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: MESA students will participate in one or more MESA events per semester.
SAO 2: MESA students will volunteer two or more hours per semester.


 
 
 

 

 

MESA Events

  • MESA events are posted here and on the MESA Angel page (MESA membership and log in required for Angel). Check them out!  Several events are open to ALL Mission College students!
  • ALL MESA members must participate in one event per semester.
  • Students participating in events off campus must submit a Voluntary Field Trip Form two weeks prior to the event. The Field Trip Form/Agreement can be dropped off at our office or emailed.
  • If you have questions about events please visit us in the MESA Study Center, room C1-118, call (408) 855-5482 or email us.

 

MESA Volunteer Work

  • MESA students are required to perform at least two hours of volunteer work per semester.
  • Volunteer work related to your major is preferred.
  • We will arrange one group volunteer day per semester but you can also volunteer on your own. 
  • The MESA Volunteer Form can be dropped off in our office or emailed to us.
 
 

Fun Stuff!

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STEM Learning Center

Be sure to check out our good friends in the STEM Learning Center for additional events and fantastic resources - ALL Mission students can join!