MESA Program

San Diego Miramar College and MESA Logos


MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) Program is a state-wide academic and student support program that propels student diversity and achievement in STEM by supporting economically and educationally disadvantaged STEM students in their journey to a Bachelor's and beyond.

Fill out the interest form for MESA at Miramar College!


Why should you join the MESA community?

MESA special events, including events only open to MESA students!

We partner with other MESA programs, including SDSU, to offer access to workshops, career panels, and other events.

Calculator, goggles/labcoats, and other school supply loans.

Forgot your calculator?  No problem!  We loan school supplies by the day or the semester.

MESA Counselor

We have a dedicated counselor on staff to answer your academic advising questions.

Scholarship, Internship, and Research Opportunities

Both the MESA counselor and MESA director are here to help guide you through the process of searching and applying for scholarships, internships, and paid REUs (Research Experiences for Undergrads).

MESA community

Get to know other students in the MESA program and join the supportive network that is MESA!

STEM majors welcome!

Must Plan to Transfer

Students must plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete their degree.

Must Be in a Calculus-based STEM major

Your major must include Math 150 as one of the courses required to transfer. You do not need to take Math 150 before applying to MESA.

Not sure if your major requires Math 150?  Fill out the interest form above to find out!

Must Not Have a Prior Bachelor's Degree

Students must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree or higher in any subject.

Other considerations

We encourage all students who match the above criteria to fill out the interest form. 

Priority will be given to students with additional financial and academic considerations.  Students are encouraged to fill out the interest form above and discuss their individual circumstances with the Director.

Miramar has great resources to help you succeed in your STEM journey!

STEM Counselors

Spring 2024 drop-in Hours: Mondays 11am-12pm in the Math Lab, Thursdays 12pm-1pm in S6-109

STEM Counselors hold drop-in hours in the Math Lab and next to the STEM Center in S6-109.  At the drop-in hours, you can ask questions and book appointments.  

The STEM Center

Spring 2024 Hours: M-Th 9am-6pm, F 9am-4pm; Tutoring M-Th 10am-6pm and online via NetTutor

The STEM Center is located in S6-110, and has Chemistry, Physics, and Biology* tutoring, as well as a lounge and a microwave for STEM students to enjoy.  *Anatomy tutoring is held in the Academic Success Center, L-101.

The Math Lab 

Spring 2024 Hours: M-Th 9am-6pm, F 9-1pm; Tutoring M-Th 10am-6pm, F 10am-1pm and online via NetTutor

The Math Lab is located in M-210, and has Math tutoring, computer workstations, quiet study rooms, a pay-by-page printer and copier, and more.

Academic Success Center

Spring 2024 Hours: M-Th 9am-6pm, F 9-1pm; Tutoring M-Th 10am-6pm and online via NetTutor

The ASC is located in L-101 and has tutoring in Anatomy and non-STEM subjects, as well as a pay-by-page printer and copier that students may use.  The ASC has a paper drop-off service in Canvas.  You can also get help with your lab reports and citations at the Writing Lab, located in H-101, from 11am-3pm.

STEM ACP Canvas Shell

STEM events that are open to Miramar students are posted on this page, along with research opportunities, scholarships, etc. There is a lot of great information here!

STEM ACP Website

Explore your major, apply to graduate, and more on the STEM ACP website.

Get involved on campus!

For a full list of campus clubs, go to:

Chemistry Affiliate - Chem Affiliate Discord

Biology Club - Biology Club Instagram

Pre-Med Club -

SWE (Society of Women Engineers) - SWE Discord

Engineering Club - Engineering Club Discord

San Diego Computer Science - SDCS Website

Girls Who Code - Girls Who Code Discord

Women in STEM - Women in STEM Instagram

Join MESA at your home college!

City College MESA Program

Mesa College MESA Program

Robert Monroy, MESA Director at Mesa College: