The MEP Study Center spaces are open! 

Jennifer: Available via email: jwood3@ucsc.edu or via Zoom. In person appointments are available. Email Jennifer for appointment times and for virtual drop-in hours.

Imelda: Available via email: immeza@ucsc.edu or via Zoom. In person appointments are available. Email Imelda for appointment times and virtual drop-in hours.


"Build a good support system; it will make you invincible."  --Luz Lule Camargo, Electrical Engineering '18

Welcome to MESA!

The MESA University Program is the university level component of the statewide Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) - a program of the University of California Office of the President. At UC Santa Cruz, MESA is supported by the Baskin School of Engineering with its goal to promote diversity and facilitate the retention and graduation of a diverse population of students, especially groups which continue to remain the most underrepresented in engineering studies. 

We Work To Benefit You!


  • Academic and personal advising
  • 24-hour access to resource/study center facility
  • printer and internet access 
  • Study groups
  • MESA sponsored events
  • Scholarship opportunities 
  • Community service & outreach

MESA provides a variety of academic

and personal support to

encourage the academic success

of aspiring engineering students.

MESA serves students who are first in

their family to attend college,

first to enroll in computer science or

engineering studies,

and are from historically

 marginalized groups.