During PCC's period of closed campus access, the MESA Center is not conducting business in-person. Please use our alternative Remote/Online services during this time.

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)

MESA at PCC serves over 300 students pursuing a major in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. We provide educationally and economically disadvantaged students with the skills and resources to be successful in school and career in science, technology, engineering and math.

Who Is MESA For? 

You are eligible for MESA if you are:

  • majoring in Science Technology Engineering or Math (defined as Calculus math based)

  • currently taking or have taken and passed math above elementary algebra (Math 131) at PCC or another community college

  • plan to transfer to a four year institution in a Science Tech Engineering Math major

  • taken over 24 units college units

  • financially disadvantaged (elgible for BOGW, Pell Grant, Cal Grant, Dream Act, CalWORKs, General Relief, and other state and federal financial resource programs)

  • educationally disadvantaged (first generation college student, or took below college level Math at PCC or other community college.