Christina Ortega, Rudy Puente and Jay Jackson are our MESA/STEM Counselors this year. Their hours are posted on the schedule page of this website and on their office door. Make an appointment to see them using the Sign-up binder that is kept just outside the office door, Rm 832B in the STEM Center.
Mon 11am - 4pm
Tue 1pm - 4pm
Rudy (Rodolfo) Puente
Thurdays 9am - 3pm
Tue 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
(831) 479-6503 office
(831) 479-6507 fax
Come to the MESA center, in Room 834 and sign up in the appointment book outside her office door, Rm 832B.
Follow the "Schedule" link to the left for the counselors' hours in the current semester.
Bring your transcripts from all previous colleges to your appointment. Unofficial copies are ok.
Please call if you must cancel an appointment. The number is (831) 479-6503.
Both of the sites linked to here are great resources for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing and healthcare.typical job duties, profiles of professionals, salary information
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center Information here on 185 degree fields in the sciences--typical job duties, profiles of professionals, salary information, education requirements, networking, and career planning resources. Interviews with professionals who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers
The Career Cafe This is the California Community College Virtual Career Center and has information from A-Z for lots of majors, not just science.
CSUMentor is an online resource designed to help students and their families learn about the CSU system, select a CSU campus to attend, plan to finance higher education, and apply for admission. CSU Mentor >>
www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply is where students can apply to any UC campus
www.assist.org is a site to help students look up what courses they need to transfer to a specific four-year university
Check out http://www.cvc.edu/students/courses/ for the California Virtual Courses Distance Education Catalog. It allows you to find online classes and degree programs offered by colleges and universities across California. Use the tabs below to filter the catalog by courses, programs, and schools. You may apply for the classes through the respective college websites or through CCCApply.
visit our FAQ's page.
Fafsa is the site that allows students to apply for financial aid: www.fafsa.gov