Apply to MESA

Sacramento City College MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement Program) is an equity-focused program that supports students who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds in  science, technology, engineering mathematics (STEM) to transfer competitively to a 4-year university program and enter a STEM career.

The program encourages collaborative studying and supports students to attain high academic achievement.

Services include:

  • A study center dedicated to MESA students
  • Computers and free printing
  • A textbook library
  • A calculator to check out for the semester
  • Group and individual tutoring
  • Counseling, transfer, and career preparation
  • Connection to industry partners, internships, and conferences
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities


Some eligibility is flexible so make sure to apply even if you don't think you qualify. To qualify, students should:

  • Be a first-generation college student
  • Be working toward transfer and a first bachelor's degree
  • Qualify for financial aid
  • Be majoring in a STEM field approved by the MESA grant criteria

MESA Resources


MESA Coordinator: Lorena Jauregui
Phone: (916) 558-2476


Hours are subject to change; MESA Scholars can check Canvas for a live schedule.


Rodda Hall South, RHS 122
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822