Benefits of Becoming a MESA Student
MESA has many special services for MESA eligible students attending COC. These services include:
  • A designated student study center equipped with computers and software such as MatLab, MiniTab, and AutoCad
  • Tutorial support from both faculty and peer tutors
  • Academic excellence workshops in which MESA facilitators, in consultation with faculty, lead weekly skill-building workshops in math and chemistry
  • Organized study group sessions
  • Professional development workshops, guest speakers and other activities such as financial aid workshops, UC application workshops, lunch with alumni, etc.
  • Overnight STEM book check out (textbooks for Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering)
  • Calculator and laptop loan programs
  • Locker program
  • Onsite counseling, academic advisement
  • Priority registration
  • And much more...leadership, scholarship and research opportunities!
* Limited services are available for students who are not MESA eligible.