Mesa Academics and Athletics Program (MAAP)

Mission Statement

The Mesa Academic and Athletics Program (MAAP) at San Diego Mesa College assists student-athletes in achieving their educational, career and personal goals. MAAP aims to help students obtain an educational degree and meet eligibility requirements based on the California Community Colleges Athletic Association rules and regulations. Most importantly, MAAP helps students succeed in the classroom and the athletic arena.

MAAP Goals
  • To assist student-athletes in the identification of educational, career and personal goals
  • To empower student-athletes to reach academic, career 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).

MAAP Documents

1) MAAP Rack Card: Basic Information about MAAP at Mesa College

2) MAAP Recruitment Guide: A guide for student athletes to use when they are being recruited and/or trying to market themselves to transfer to a unviersity/college for intercollegiate atheltics.

8th Annual Star Awards


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