Hispanic Serving Institution
- HSI Grants
- HSI Programs
The Puente Project
Puente’s goal is to provide students with a strong academic foundation and the support needed in order to be successful at San Diego Mesa College and beyond.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program designed to provide counseling, retention, and support services to incoming and returning students.
STAR provides students opportunities for academic development, assists with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students towards the successful completion of their postsecondary education.
Under this program, individuals meeting specified requirements can apply to have a deportation action deferred for two years, subject to renewal for an additional two years. Students under DACA are considered by DHS to be lawfully present in the United States during the period of deferred action.
For more information, visit the Financial Aid Calfornia Dream Act webpage.
Borderless Scholars is designed to serve undocumented youth who want to attend college.
The Latinx Alliance - The Latinx Alliance is a volunteer organization created to share resources, connect, network and partner with Latino/a and others to help close the Latino educational achievement gap. Our mission is to empower, encourage, support, and help Latinx students succeed academically and personally in order for them to build a brighter future for themselves, their families and their communities.
HSI Staff legacy projects
- Nelson Zaragoza, Instructional Assistant, Innovation Research Lab, YouTube Video, PiktoChart
- Jazmin Núñez, Instructional Assistant, Innovation Research Lab, YouTube Video
- Fabiola Beas, Project Assistant, HSI Program Office (Title III STEM Conexiones)
- Rena Alspaw, Project Assistant, HSI Program Office (Title V Proyecto Éxito), Blogs
Hispanic Association of College and Universities (HACU) - Their mission is to promote Hispanic success in higher education. We are proud to be in partnership as an HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution).