Welcome to MESA - Mathematics • Engineering • Science • Achievement
What is MESA?
Are you interested in math, engineering, or science? The Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) community college program can provide academic support to help you excel in these subjects and transfer to a university to continue your studies.
Our goal is to support educationally disadvantaged and historically under-represented undergraduate community college students and develop a new generation of STEM leaders in California.
The MESA program at Gavilan College provides not only services, but also a culture and community geared toward student success in STEM disciplines. We are here to help you succeed!
How to Reach Us
To apply for MESA, follow directions below upcoming events and you call or text us at (669) 500-0152 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and make an appointment with Esteban. Current MESA students can also reach us via phone or email and book an appointment with our MESA Counselor.
No events at this time. For now, check out our external events.
PreMed CC Events
PreMedCC is a free online learning community, open to all! They provide programs available to multiple academic levels and work to bring you together with professionals in medicine. They are hosting events for the whole semester; check out the latest one.
For more information, dates, times, and registration details for all events this semester, check out the PreMed CC website.
Next Upcoming PreMed CC Events:
The Road to MD/PhD Excellence: Insights from UCLA-Caltech Program Director
Register for the event at the The Road to MD/PhD Excellence registration page!
WHEN: Friday, December 1st, from 5 PM - 6:30 PM PST
WHERE: Online via Zoom
Seize YOUR Summer 2024: Finalize Your PreMed and PreSTEM Applications NOW!
Register for the event at the Seize YOUR Summer 2024 registration page!
WHEN: Saturday, December 2nd, from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PST
WHERE: Online via Zoom
Fall 2023 Tutoring
- STEM/Math Lab/MESA Virtual Center and In-Person Tutoring
- The STEM Center and MESA are open in person and virtually! Please check the STEM Center homepage for the schedule of tutors and hours of operation.
- Priority Registration 2
MESA students are eligible to receive priority registration, so you can register a day before other continuing students on campus.
- Specialized Academic Counseling
Receive guidance and planning so you can take the correct courses in the most effective sequence and transfer in a timely manner. We monitor your progress and success. If you are currently part of MESA, you can make an appoitment today!
- Transfer Support
We provide guidance to help you transfer to a 4-year college, including applications, personal statements, transfer agreements, and more.
MESA students get free tutoring services dedicated to students that are in the program.
- MESA Learning Center
The MESA Center serves as a hub of activity where students can do homework, receive tutoring, build community, and engage in cultural and social activities.
- Other Services
Other services include calculator and laptop loan programs, internship opportunities, university field trips, and more!
How to Apply to MESA
Fill out MESA application
Apply online: MESA Online Application Form . (It may take up to 3 working business days to review your application and notify you of our decision)
Make an Appointment
Call 669-500-0152 to schedule a Zoom appointment to meet with the MESA Director and/or Program Specialist.
Meet with MESA Director
During your appointment, the MESA Director and/or Program Specialist will review your application, determine your eligibility, and answer any questions you might have about the program.
Other Student Support Programs and Services
- If your family is on public assistance, you may qualify for CalWORKS.
- If you are a single parent and eligible for EOPS, you may qualify for additional benefits and services through the Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE).
- If you are a current or former foster youth, you may qualify for Foster Youth Services.