Welcome to Mesa!

We are excited to welcome you to our Mesa community and prepare you for the next stage of your academic and professional life. Whether you are a new or returning student, we want to ensure your Admissions process is easy and efficient, from start to finish. We're ready to guide you through the steps of the application so you can enroll and start taking classes.

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Step By Step Admissions Guide

Ready to be an Olympian? Review the steps you need to take to prepare for your first day of class.

Tuition, Fees, & Financial Aid

Investing in your future pays off. See how we can help you fund your education.

Register for Classes

Get ready to explore your academic interests in one of our degree and/or certificate programs.


Mesa's generous donors want to help make your goals attainable. Learn more about the scholarship opportunities available for Mesa students.

Your Future's At Mesa

There is no better place for bright minds to come together than at Mesa. Our Open Enrollment policy means we have a nonselective, noncompetitive, and inclusive admissions process. As long as you are a high school graduate, an approved high school student, OR are 18 years old or older you will be allowed to enroll in classes. (Apart from the selected number of programs in the Allied Health Department which have a special admission criteria.) Not sure if you qualify?

See the complete admissions eligibility criteria

Choose Mesa

Discover what makes Mesa the leading college of equity and excellence. From our one-of-a-kind academic programs to our individualized approach to student success, we do our best to make college accessible for all of our students. See how we're laying the groundwork for greater representation in the next generation of leaders.

Mesa at a Glance

California community college students receive a world-class education with affordable tuition and course flexibility, helping them secure work opportunities and life experiences beyond their classwork.

View the Mesa College Fact Sheet

Academic Deadlines

Don't miss important deadlines. Make sure you update your calendar with approaching registration and enrollment deadlines.

Access our list of important dates and deadlines

Manage Your Transcripts

Transcripts from other colleges must be received and evaluated. Please visit our webpage for more information on official transcripts.

Access Transcripts Information

Find Forms and Petitions

There are a variety of forms and petitions that you may need to access to address your academic needs. These include petitions for academic renewal, modifications of graduation requirements, exceptions to the course repetition policy, and more. Speak to a counselor to find the right form for you.

Explore Counseling Services at Mesa
Access SDCCD forms and petitions

Need to Update Your Application?

Need to update your email, phone number, or address on your student record? Please log into your student portal at MySDCCD portal. If you made a mistake entering your birthdate or if your name, social security number or ITIN Number has changed you can update your information by submitting a form with the appropriate supporting documents. Update your name, social security number, date of birth, residency, and more.

Submit Admissions forms and documents