Mesa Journeys



mesa community celebrations

Let's celebrate our class of 2023 Graduates 


Raza Grad Celebration is a culturally empowering ceremony representing historical traditions from throughout the Americas. Raza Grad celebrates the diversity of the Chican@/Hispanic/Indigenous/Latin@ culture. The graduation celebration is open to all San Diego Mesa College graduating students who value the access to higher education and retention of our communities. Participation is not limited by area of study, ethnic background, or national origin.

Friday, April 28, 2023; 5:00pm-7:00pm @ Mesa Gym. To register, please contact Miriam Pacheco at

View Raza Grad PDF here. 

Veterans Recognition Ceremony

The Veterans Recognition Ceremony celebrates the academic achievements of all military-affiliated students who have or plan on graduating/transferring from San Diego Mesa College for Fall 2022, Spring 2023, or Summer 2023. The ceremony will be taking place on Tuesday, May 2nd from 5 pm to 6pm in the Gym and will be followed by a sit-down dinner and dessert from 6 pm to 7 pm. For those who attend, we will also be providing a veteran stole and pin that can be used for Commencement.

We are requiring attendees to submit their registration form by Sunday, April 2nd in order to attend:

If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Agricula at or by phone at 619-388-2805.

Asian American Pacific Islander recognition Ceremony (ARC)

Wednesday, May 3, 2023; 5:00pm-7:00pm @ Mesa Gym.

Eops Achievement ceremony

Thursday, May 4, 2023; 5:00pm-6:30pm @ Mesa Commons MC-211 A&B.

View EOPS Celebration PDF here. 

Pride Center Lavender Celebration 

Monday, May 8, 2023; 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the Pride Center Room D102. For more information, please contact Lucio Lira at

View Lavender Celebration PDF here. 

rite of passage celebration

Wednesday, May 17, 2023; 5:30pm @ City College. Invitation email will be circulated.

DSPS Celebration

Information TBA