MESA Program

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Program

MESA is a state-wide academic enrichment program that supports economically and educationally disadvantaged students, including historically underrepresented students in STEM, to prepare for and excel in math, engineering and science majors and attain Bachelor’s of Science degrees from four-year institutions.

MESA provides tutoring in STEM subjects (including, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) at various levels to all SWC students.  Stop by Building 60, Room 101, to find out how MESA can support your academic success!     

MESA Director:


 MESA Clerk:

School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering:

  • Dean: Michael Odu, Ph.D.

MESA Center: Room 60-101

FALL 2019
Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-5:30pm

Friday: 9:00am-2:00pm

Tutoring Schedule

San Diego MESA Alliance (SDMA)

The San Diego MESA Alliance (SDMA), established in 2000, is a statewide model for intersegmental regional collaboration in mathematics, engineering and science education for economically disadvantaged and underrepresented student populations.

Alliance members include MESA programs from:

Pre College

  • Imperial Valley 
  • San Diego State University (through San Diego MESA Schools Program)

Community Colleges

  • San Diego City College
  • Southwestern Community College


  • San Diego State University

The Alliance mission is to have a collaborative effort in enhancing the pipeline of MESA programs in San Diego County. The Alliance goals are to establish best practices, strategic partnerships, effective coordination of services and development of core curriculum for MESA programs.