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ATTENTION TO ALL STUDENTS:
 
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, campus is closed to students until further notice and services are limited. Departments will be assisting students remotely. For more information and updates, please visit the SDCCD Coronavirus news center here: https://www.sdccd.edu/coronavirus/index.aspx
 

Staff will be working Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m, to serve students remotely. We appreciate your flexibility during this challenging time, please know Mesa CRUISE remains committed to both your safety and educational success.

HOW TO CONTACT US: 

To contact us, call the office line at 619-388-2757 and leave a voicemail message. We will be checking the office's voicemail regularly, but please be aware that there may still be a small delay in response. You may also email us at mesacruise@sdccd.edu and we will respond within 1-2 business days. 

Phone: 619-388-2757
Email: mesacruise@sdccd.edu 

 

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CRUISE Program Mission

Creating Rich Unique Intellectual Student Experiences (CRUISE) aims to prepare and engage new, incoming students through an on-campus experience. Participants will successfully identify resources necessary to excel academically, connect with a Peer Navigator, and get to know other first-year students leading to a sense of belonging.  

About CRUISE

  • Connect with a Peer Navigator who will serve as your mentor
  • Receive support during CRUISE and the academic year
  • Build community and meet other incoming students
  • Learn about campus resources and student life
  • Participate in workshops aimed at your transition to Mesa College

Register for your online Summer CRUISE at bit.ly/SummerCRUISE2020


SUMMER CRUISE registration DETAILS

To ensure the safety of students, Summer CRUISE will be held online this year! We have multiple CRUISE sessions that are designed to meet the needs of our diverse student population:

RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

Summer CRUISE is open for all new, incoming students who recently graduated from high school or have not attended college in the last three years. We are offering a morning session from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and an afternoon session from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on each of the dates listed below. After choosing a session, please plan to attend the duration of your two-day CRUISE:

July 13 - 14 & July 16 - 17
July 20 - 21 & July 23 - 24
July 27 - 28
 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CRUISE!
2020 Summer CRUISE Flyer
Summer CRUISE Flyer


2020 Summer CRUISE Letter
      Letter from President Pam

 

NEW STUDENTS TRANSITIONING FROM CONTINUING EDUCATION, VETERANS, AND ADULT LEARNERS

The Saturday Summer CRUISE session is open for new students who are transitioning from Continuing Education, the Armed Forces, and Adult Learners who have yet to attend college. This one-day session will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM:

Saturday, July 18

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CRUISE!

2020 Summer CRUISE Flyer_CE and VETS
Summer CRUISE Flyer

2020 Summer CRUISE Letter












      Letter from President Pam

 


information for Family and parents of incoming students at mesa college

Information and resources coming soon for family members and parents!


CRUISE Contact info

Have questions? Not sure which session to attend? Contact us here:

Phone: (619) 388-2757
Email: mesacruise@sdccd.edu

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  • "The summer CRUISE was very helpful. It helped me familiarize myself with the campus and introduced me to many resources." - Priscila Chagolla, 2016 CRUISE Alumni

    "The summer CRUISE was very helpful. It helped me familiarize myself with the campus and introduced me to many resources." - Priscila Chagolla, 2016 CRUISE Alumni

  • "The most valuable aspect was learning about the different resources Mesa has to offer to help succeed." - 2018 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "The most valuable aspect was learning about the different resources Mesa has to offer to help succeed." - 2018 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "I really liked the English workshop. The professor was able to answer questions my group had. It was a great experience."- 2018 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "I really liked the English workshop. The professor was able to answer questions my group had. It was a great experience."- 2018 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "I loved meeting other students and learning about what Mesa has to offer. I feel more ready and prepared to conquer the year, THANK YOU!!" - 2018 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "I loved meeting other students and learning about what Mesa has to offer. I feel more ready and prepared to conquer the year, THANK YOU!!" - 2018 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "The best part of CRUISE was meeting new people who I eventually ended up in the same class as--which is helping me now." - Sadie Wager, 2016 CRUISE Alumni

    "The best part of CRUISE was meeting new people who I eventually ended up in the same class as--which is helping me now." - Sadie Wager, 2016 CRUISE Alumni

  • "I really loved how energetic my peer navigator was which made me much more comfortable meeting new people." - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "I really loved how energetic my peer navigator was which made me much more comfortable meeting new people." - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "The guidance that I got from having a Peer Navigator made it a lot easier to adjust to college life after graduating from high school." - - Al’Asia, 2016 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "The guidance that I got from having a Peer Navigator made it a lot easier to adjust to college life after graduating from high school." - - Al’Asia, 2016 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "The most valuable aspect was knowing that I am not alone. I made some new friends already, including my peer navigator. I feel comfortable and confident about starting my college journey at mesa and I can't wait." - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "The most valuable aspect was knowing that I am not alone. I made some new friends already, including my peer navigator. I feel comfortable and confident about starting my college journey at mesa and I can't wait." - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "My most valuable aspect while attending Summer CRUISE was feeling a sense of friendship and comfort. Knowing I have my Peer Navigator and a group of students who I can turn to during challenges and just for a friend is a really great feeling, especially when you go in not knowing anyone." - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "My most valuable aspect while attending Summer CRUISE was feeling a sense of friendship and comfort. Knowing I have my Peer Navigator and a group of students who I can turn to during challenges and just for a friend is a really great feeling, especially when you go in not knowing anyone." - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "They did a campus tour for us and tried to make us comfortable, so I felt prepared to start studying at Mesa." - Sean Ha, 2016 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "They did a campus tour for us and tried to make us comfortable, so I felt prepared to start studying at Mesa." - Sean Ha, 2016 Summer CRUISE Alumni

  • "All in all I feel Summer CRUISE was very beneficial and just enjoyable. I had a very pleasant time and had so much fun. After the first day, I just was wishing that it was longer!" - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni

    "All in all I feel Summer CRUISE was very beneficial and just enjoyable. I had a very pleasant time and had so much fun. After the first day, I just was wishing that it was longer!" - 2017 Summer CRUISE Alumni