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

Apply to MESA

MESA Services include:

  • Earn a participation stipend that could be over $100!
  • A select MESA Program team member to work closely with you throughout the semester
  • Group and individual tutoring
  • Counseling, transfer and career preparation
  • Connection to industry partners, internships, and conferences
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities
  • A vast network from 50 years of existence - including MESA students across California in community colleges, universities, and professionals in industry.


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 need-based financial aid
  • Be majoring in a STEM field approved by the MESA grant criteria


Program Email:
(3 day response time)

MESA Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Lorena Jauregui

Spring 2024 Hours

  • Monday:
    8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday:
    7:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday:
    9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Thursday:
    7:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Friday:
    10:30 am to 1:30 pm
    (closed for lunch from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm)
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pm


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