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ATTENTION: The MESA Center location is currently closed to the public and students. Ventura College is taking precautions to protect the campus community's health in response to COVID-19. MESA Center staff are available through phone or email and are happy to assist you remotely. Tutoring will resume in fall 2020.  We hope you are all staying safe and healthy!

Within the district, Ventura College is privileged to be the only campus with a MESA Community College Program!


Are you a Math, Engineering or Science major?

The Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) Program serves to enrich the experience of students majoring in math, science and engineering at Ventura College. We support financially disadvantaged and/or historically underrepresented students by providing a variety of services to equip MESA students with the skills and attitudes necessary for their successful transfer to a university. 

MESA works closely with industry partners and the University of California, California State University, the California Community Colleges, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the State Department of Education. MESA is nationally recognized for its innovative academic development program.

BENEFITS OF MESA:

  • Enhance your educational experience while completing the first two years of a bachelor’s degree
  • Gain industry knowledge
  • Make friends who have similar academic and career interests
  • Develop a close relationship with faculty members
  • Develop and improve your academic leadership skills
  • Raise your educational expectations
  • Link with student and professional organizations to enhance your personal and professional development

Remote Office Hours: via email 

Ventura College MESA EmailVCMESA@vcccd.edu

MESA Director's Email: amontes@vcccd.edu

Monday 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
*Friday 8:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m

(*Friday schedule subject to change. Please check your student Canvas page for updates.)

Summer Hours:

Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

For more information contact:

Office Phone: 805.289.6337
Location: *Sciences and Mathematics Building (SCI-224) (*Currently, all services are being provided remotely.)


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