Mesa Journeys



Room: Room I4-309 (3rd floor)
Phone: 619-335-8607
Fax: 619-388-2464

Office Hours
M-Th: 8:00am - 5:00pm
F: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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Due to the current situation with COVID-19, our department will have limited services and campus is closed until further notice. For more information and updates, please visit the SDCCD Coronavirus news center here:

EOPS counselors and staff are still available to serve you and will be working remotely during this time.

For assistance, our operating department phone/email hours will be
Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

For questions after hours of operation, please email us at and we will respond within 1-2 business days. Please be ready with your Mesa College ID number so we can better assist you.
Google Voice Phone: 619-335-8607

For more information visit: San Diego Mesa College
                                           EOPS Office, Student Services building
                                           I4-309, 7250 Mesa College Drive             
                                           San Diego, CA 92111-4998
                                           Temporary Phone: 619-335-8607, contact us

Please visit our website more information on our upcoming application process in May 2020.  Before submitting an EOPS application please be sure to review the eligibility requirements below. Note, students must apply for Financial Aid through FAFSA; the California Dream Act application; or a California College Promise Grant (visit our Financial Aid Office to learn more).

What is eops?

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program designed to provide counseling, retention and support services to increase college enrollment for those individuals who have previously not considered college as an option. EOPS strives to alleviate the educational barriers that preclude many students from college attendance.


  • Counseling Services - EOPS counselors are here to help you plan your educational goal and provide the support you need to reach it.  Support students in their transfer process & career exploration. Provide personal support when academic challenges become barriers to our student's success.
  • Priority Registration - EOPS students recieve priority registration each semester.
  • Book Service to students who complete program requirements.
  • Parking Permit - EOPS students are assisted with parking permits.
  • Workshops - EOPS offers educational workshops to support and expand student's personal development.
  • School Supplies - EOPS provides free school supplies throughout the semester at various workshops and events.
  • Application fee waivers to four California State Universities (maximum of 4), and four University of California locations (maximum of 4).
  • Assistance with San Diego Mesa College scholarship applications.
  • PTK Honor Society Fee - EOPS waives Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society enrollment to EOPS students.
  • Health Fees & ASG Sticker Fee- Health fees and ASG sticker fee is paid for EOPS students.

WHAT ARE THE EOPS Eligibility Requirements?

  • Must be a California resident or meet AB540/California Dream Act requirements.
  • Must be eligible for the California College Promise Grant Program, formerly the Board of Governors Fee Waiver Program (BOGW), & meet CCPG A or B.
  • Must have Financial Aid at San Diego Mesa College.
  • Must have a current major on file at San Diego Mesa College.
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 units at San Diego Mesa College.
    (6 units for students receiving Mesa College Disability Services. A verification letter from your DSPS counselor is required.)
  • Meet educationally underserved criteria 
  • Have less than 70 degree-applicable units of college coursework.
    • This includes City, Mesa, and Miramar Colleges as well as any previous college coursework at previous institutions.
    • All transcripts from previous colleges must be sent to our district evaluations office. If you have questions about this process please feel free to visit the Evaluations webpage to learn more.


We are currently accepting applications! Contact our office for more information on how to apply.

We look forward to meeting you! 

For more information visit: San Diego Mesa College
                                           EOPS Office, Student Services building
                                           I4-309, 7250 Mesa College Drive             
                                           San Diego, CA 92111-4998
                                           Phone: 619-388-2706, contact us