Student Development



Student Development

Student Services
Student Development


It brings me great joy to welcome you to San Diego Mesa College. I applaud you for taking the first step in higher education. Chances are, the programs and services in the School of Student Development are the first ones you will encounter as you embark on your educational career.

I encourage you to take advantage of the services available to support your success at San Diego Mesa College. Completing the Six Steps to Student Success and following the New Student Checklist will allow you to get off on a good start. After obtaining an abbreviated education plan, follow The Next Steps, get involved, and take advantage of work based learning experiences to supplement your education. In addition, remember to meet with the counseling faculty and obtain a comprehenive education plan. An ed plan is your ticket to success!

College is a lot of fun. It’s an opportunity to explore, learn new things, and invest in your personal growth. As you browse through the website, take some time to get to know the various programs and services available. You will notice that there is one just for you.

Congratulations, and thank you for choosing San Diego Mesa College. Go Olympians!

Most Sincerely,

Acting Dean, Student Development; Ailene Cua Crakes
Ailene Crakes
Dean, Student Development



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