San Diego Mesa College Office of Instructional Services

Enrollment Management Taskforce

Enrollment Management


Create a student-centered schedule that is predictable, responsive, efficient, and supports student success, completion, and equity outcomes


Enrollment Management Meeting
Pictured, left to right, Linda Hensley, Ailene Crakes, Pearl Ly, Donna Budzynski, Jill Moreno-Ikari, Isabel O'Connor

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Enrollment management Town Hall Save the Date!!

EM Town Hall Save the Date 



By May 2023, the Enrollment Management Work Group will develop a collaborative, innovative, and student-centered Strategic Enrollment Plan for San Diego Mesa College

Mesa 2030 Connection


  • Increased campus understanding, communication of, and transparency in budget and resource allocation (SO5)
  • Increase student access and schedule efficiency by coordinating schedules among departments/disciplines (SO3)
  • Assess impact of prerequisites and co-requisites on student success and revise curriculum, as needed (SO3)


  • Education
  • Schedule Practice Review
  • Schedule Tools
  • Equity and Student Success
  • Partnerships and Innovation
  • Environmental Scan
  • Marketing, Communication, Outreach

Subgroups Lead Responsibilities

  1. Education - Provide a broader understanding of enrollment management concepts and shared language across the college to foster broad understanding of enrollment management need and objectives. 
  2. Scheduling Practice Review - Complete a review of our scheduling practices for the purpose of creating a more student-centered schedule that maximizes FTES and productivity. This will include exploring accounting methods, block schedules, GE patterns, modalities and other aspects of scheduling.   
  3. Scheduling Tools - Develop predictive tools that allow departments to forecast enrollment trends, FTES, and assist with schedule builds. 
  4. Equity and Student Success - Focus on curriculum, degree and certificate completion with a focus on disproportionally impacted groups, increasing OER and ZTC, and enhancing Student Support Services.   
  5. Partnerships and Innovation - Focus on in-demand curriculum and programs, Continuing Education non-credit to credit pathways, partnerships with transfer institutions, and ideas from sectors outside of higher education with pedagogical excellence. 
  6. Environmental Scan - Review and analyze data on student demographics and our surrounding community, trends in the labor market and the local economy, policies and laws, and how these factors may impact programs and schedules.
  7. Marketing, Communication, Outreach - Review and revise marketing strategies related to enrollment management, in-reach and outreach communication strategies to different student populations.