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MAAP Counselor/Coordinator
Kristina Carson
Room: I4-303
Phone: 619-388-2672
Email: kcarson@sdccd.edu
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MAAP Mission Statement

The Mesa Academics and Athletics Program (MAAP) at San Diego Mesa College empowers student-athletes to identify and achieve their educational, career, athletic and personal goals. The support program guides student-athletes to obtain an educational degree while meeting California community college and/or transfer eligibility requirements. MAAP aims to motivate student-athletes to succeed in the classroom, the athletic arena and in the community. 

MAAP Goals

  • To assist student-athletes in the identification of educational, career, athletic and personal goals
  • To empower student-athletes to reach academic, career, athletic and personal success
  • To increase retention, graduation and transfer rates of student athletes
  • To encourage each student-athlete to develop independence, self-advocacy and to mature mentally emotionally, physically and athletically.
  • To create an environment within the intercollegiate athletic program that promotes academic achievement.
  • To provide CCCAA, NCAA, and NAIA resources.
  • To maximize the academic potential of student-athletes by providing an atmosphere that enhances learning skills, career development, and personal development. This will be done by encouraging the student-athletes to:

Enroll in a Personal Growth course, utilize free tutoring services, and use the student services on campus (i.e. Transfer Center, Career Center, Counseling and others).

TYPE OF MAAP COUNSELING SERVICES:

1) MAAP or General Drop-in Counseling (i.e. quick questions, abbreviated Ed Plans, petitions, basic eligibility)

2) 1 hour MAAP Counseling Appointments (i.e. long term planning, AA, transfer, in-depth CCCAA/NCAA.NAIA eligibility, personal and career counseling)

FYI:  Due to summer registration  the department will be on full drop-in beginning Monday May 15 – Friday, May 26.  We will be scheduling appointment this Friday, May 5 for appointments on  May 12.  Once appointments are booked students will l be directed to return or call  on Tuesday, May 23 for appointments on Tuesday, May 30th.

3) NEW Service: Hot Spots for Student-Athletes

This is a Counseling drop-in service just for student-athletes in the Exercise Science Building (i.e. quick questions, certain petitions, pre-req's and if time is available, an abbreviated Ed Plan).

From February 27th to May 23rd, the MAAP Counselor will be available on Mondays and Tuesdays in EXSC 203 from 10am-1pm.

Hot Spots will resume in Fall 2017 or earlier ... stay tuned :)

** See Getting Started section of this website for more info (specifically Step 8) or call the Counseling Department for the MAAP Counselor's availability at 619-388-2672.