The first step is to apply. You can apply online by clicking here. Once you've submitted
your application, you're automatically accepted.
After you apply and before you will be able to take the math and English assessment
tests, you must complete the Online Orientation. You may access the Orientation at
any time by using the following information. Please note, this is a generic login
for any student, and is not in any way associated with your own personal information.
Please contact the Testing Office with any questions, or if you are having difficulty
logging in. URL: http://orientation.sdmesa.edu/The orientation will help you learn about the ins and outs of navigating our college
community to be successful, like class registration and college policies and procedures.
You'll receive essential information on certificate, degree, and general transfer
information. Don't forget to print out, complete and bring the Orientation Learning Outcomes form
with you to take your assessment tests. They won't let you take the assessments without
Once you've completed the online orientation and filled out the Orientation Learning
Outcomes form, stop by the Testing Office in the I400 Building, room I4-201 to take
your assessment tests. Appointments are no longer necessary and testing is done on
a walk-in basis. These tests will assess your skill level in math and English so that
you are placed in the correct math and English class. Doing this will ensure that
you will be off to the right start here at Mesa. View Sample Tests or visit the testing office located in I4-201.
Upon completion of the testing session, your placement results will be forwarded to
your email. You will also receive an Abbreviated Education Plan worksheet that will
be useful in selecting the appropriate courses for your first two semesters. Please
access your placement results and bring the Abbreviated Education Plan worksheet to
the Counseling Office (I4-303) for assistance in developing your education plan.
When you have completed your application, orientation, assessment, and advisement,
you are ready to register for classes. Here are some resources that will help you
as you plan your schedule:Reg-e - Register for Your Classes OnlineSchedule of Classes - Search for Available Class Sections
Information for Early High School Graduates
Are you graduating from high school early because you've already completed all the
high school credits necessary to graduate? Are you wondering what to do between now
and Fall when college "starts?" Do you want to continue to go to school so you don't
lose the momentum and motivation for academics? Well, Mesa has the answer for you
- our Early Grad Program.
High school students who are graduating prior to the June graduation date have the
opportunity to apply to attend Mesa College in the Spring and register for classes.
If you're graduating early and would like to learn more about the opportunities waiting
for you at Mesa College please contact your high school counselor and Mesa's Acting
Outreach Coordinator, Karla Trutna, at 619.388.2230 or firstname.lastname@example.org.