Support Programs Guide

Guide to Support Programs at Mesa

Find the support you need with one of Mesa's many support programs.

Borderless Scholars

The Borderless Scholar program supports AB540, undocumented, Dreamer, and/or DACA recipients.


CalWORKs is a public assistance program that provides aid and services to eligible California families that have a child(ren) in the home.


Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) provides support services to single parents who are attending college.

Child Development Center

The Centers operate as instructional programs for students and offer quality educational programming for infants, toddlers, and preschool children.


DSPS authorizes academic accommodations and provides services to students who have a disability that may affect their academic performance.


Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) provides services over, above and beyond what the college provides.

Foster Youth

NextUp supports current and former foster youth to overcome roadblocks that may prevent them to pursue their educational and career goals.


Kapwa is a Learning Community (LC) taught through an Asian Pacific Islander (API) lens.

LGBTQ+ Community & Services

The Pride Center at San Diego Mesa College aims to promote a safe environment where LGBTQIA+ students, staff, faculty, can be their authentic selves.


The Mesa Academics and Athletics Program (MAAP) assists student-athletes in achieving their educational, career, and personal goals.

Project Success

Project Success is aimed at improving student retention, graduation rates, and reducing cohort default rates.

Puente Project

The Puente Project aims to boost college enrollment and graduation rates among underserved students, with an emphasis on the Latino/a experience.

Rising Scholars

Rising Scholars supports students impacted by incarceration.


STAR TRIO is designed to motivate and support students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Umoja / Mesa Academy

UMAP provides services for helping African American students at being successful.

Veterans Services

The Veterans Office offers assistance in selecting classes, registration and help using your GI bill.

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