Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA)

Who We Are

MESA is a peer and professional support community whose aim is to increase access and opportunities of success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)-related fields for first-generation, low-income, and under-represented college students.  MESA provides resources for students to develop essential academic and leadership skills to achieve success in school, career, life, and STEM-related disciplines.

Our Services

 

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Benefits of joining us:

  • Counseling & Transfer Planning  ⇒ Dedicated MESA Counselor
  • Internship opportunities                 ⇒Connecting student to internship
  • Tutoring services                                 ⇒ We do have tutors available for all STEM area at COA
  • MESA Workshops                               ⇒ Connecting student with University or industry
  • We provide Laptops
  • Priority Enrollment

Prospective Students
Fall 2021 Applications Now Open! – DSI / Social Design

COUNSELING APPOINTMENTS (Counseling appointments will be held via ZOOM)

To Join Spring 2021 REMOTE Tutoring 

Tutor Schedule Spring 2021

 

FAQs

You are eligible to join if you meet the following:

  • You are a first-generation college student, which means that neither one of your parents or guardians completed a college degree. You are still considered a first-generation college student even if you have a sibling that has completed a college degree;
  • You come from a historically under-represented background;
  • You come from a low-income household; AND
  • Your goal is to transfer to a 4-year university to study a major that requires at least 2 semesters of Calculus such as: Biological Sciences, Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharm, or Pre-Dental.

DREAMERS or students who are undocumented are also eligible to apply.

Unfortunately, international students are not eligible for MESA, but are welcome to participate in the MESA Student Club.

Consult with a MESA staff if you have any questions.

Benefits of joining us:

  • Counseling & Transfer Planning  ⇒ Dedicated MESA Counselor
  • Internship opportunities                 ⇒Connecting student to internship
  • Tutoring services                                 ⇒ We do have tutors available for all STEM area at COA
  • MESA Workshops                               ⇒ Connecting student with University or industry
  • We provide Laptops
  • Priority Enrollment

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Tutor Schedule Spring 2021

To join, visit us at
https://alameda.peralta.edu/student-service/learning-resource-center

Tutor Subject Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri
Jacob All Math up to Calculus 3 // Linear Algebra // Chemistry up to Chem 1B 11 am – 5 pm 11 am – 3 pm 12 pm – 3 pm 11 am – 2 pm
Vicky All Math up to Calculus 3 // Linear Algebra // Differential Eq // Discrete // Chemistry up to Chem 1B 11 pm – 2 pm 11 am – 2 pm 1 pm – 4 pm 11 pm – 2 pm
Rusty All Math up to Calculus 3 // statistic // Computer Science 11 am – 3 pm 1 pm – 3 pm 11 am – 2 pm
Miranda All Math up to Calculus 3 // Linear Algebra // Differential Eq // Physics up to 4C // Chemistry up to 1A 2 pm – 5 pm 11 pm – 5 pm 2 pm – 5 pm
Mujtaba All Math up to Calculus 2 12 pm – 5 pm 12 pm – 5 pm 12 pm – 2 pm
Edrees All Math up to Calculus 3 // Physics up to 4C // Computer Science 12 pm – 5 pm 1 am – 5 pm 11 am – 2 pm
Jingxi All Math up to Calculus 2 // Bus 1A 2 pm – 5 pm 2 pm – 5 pm 2 pm – 5 pm 2 pm – 5 pm
Hailey All Math up to Calculus 2 // Statistic // Bus1A or translation 2 pm – 5 pm 2 pm – 5 pm 2 pm – 4 pm 11am – 2 pm

You may submit an application either online

You will then schedule an appointment to meet with our MESA Counselor to complete your intake and see if you qualify as a MESA or Friends of MESA student.

 

You must:

  • be enrolled in at least 6 units towards your academic goal;
  • meet with a counselor to develop a Student Educational Plan;
  • attend at least 1 MESA event per semester;
  • volunteer at least 2 hours with a community organization related to your field or with MESA each semester

 

No, the MESA tutoring and study space is open to ALL students. MESA students get priority tutoring, but no one will be turned away.

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Sofia Rashid UC Davis Biology
Fahmida Akter UC Riverside Biology
Andy Mai UC San Diego Electrical Engineering
Fionna Zheng UC Riverside Biology
Rayi Lam UC Irvine Computer Engineering
Harold Thomas Greathouse UC Berkeley Materials Science and Engineering
Michelle Hashimi UC Davis Psychology (Bio Emphasis)
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Johnny Xian CSU East Bay Computer Science
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