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Corona (COVID-19) Updates Mesa College
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Mesa College Coronavirus Updates

get vaxxed and win

Mesa College is offering $200,000 in incentives this fall for students to get vaccinated!

  • Hundreds of students will win $250 awards. One student will win $500
  • We will hold three opportunity drawings on the 1st of each month throughout the Fall term (October, November, December)
  • All enrolled Mesa students have an opportunity to participate (1 prize per person)
  • Students who submit proof of vaccination will be placed in a monthly opportunity drawing to receive an incentive award (students who have already uploaded proof of vaccination are automatically entered in drawing)
  • Students who have an exemption or who have not submitted proof of vaccination will not be eligible to be placed in the drawing
Upload Your Vaccination Record to Win

Fall 2021: Return to Campus Safety Protocols

Please review the following FAQ for answers to all your questions regarding the safe return to campus.

Employee Return to Campus FAQ

Free On-campus COVID-19 Testing

Location: Mesa College Campus, English Village, Bungalow #1
Parking: Free, in Parking Lot #1
Days/Hours:
  Monday: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
  Tuesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Type of Tests: Nasal and tonsil swabs

English Village, Bungalow #1 Testing Site:
San Diego Mesa College Testing Site

Student Self Registration Link
https://www.c4wrk.com/K8pN9RUu2iv4t67F7

Employee Self Registration Link
https://www.c4wrk.com/4FoCfU8hB9P2HofN

San Diego Mesa College is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our community, especially during the public health situation related to a novel strain of coronavirus (COVID-19).  If students, faculty or staff suspect that they are ill, notify your professor or supervisor.

View the San Diego Mesa College Reopening Plan

Latest Updates


Resources

Library Materials: Drive In - Drop Off

Students who checked out laptops during the spring and need to continue using them during summer can email mmclaren@sdccd.edu and the due date will be extended. Please include your CSID# when making this request.

Any other questions concerning laptop checkouts or library materials, please contact Mike McLaren at mmclaren@sdccd.edu or phone 619-3882696.


 

Wi-Fi Lot Available at Mesa College

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 3:00pm

Mesa College is committed to assisting students. In an effort to provide students with reliable, high-speed internet access — and in keeping with social-distancing directives issued by county, state, and national officials — Mesa College will be providing a “Wi-Fi Parking Lot” where any enrolled student can access the internet.

Parking Lot #1 Guidelines:

  • Wi-Fi available in Parking Lot #1 starting Thursday, April 30th
  • Parking permit, student ID, or class schedule required (print out screen shot)
  • For best reception use parking spaces near buildings
  • Park in marked staff or student spaces
  • Park in every other space (Empty space BETWEEN vehicles)
  • Only owners of a valid disabled placard may use disabled parking spaces
  • Only members of the same household in each vehicle
  • Occupants must remain in vehicles
  • Restrooms and other on-campus services not available
  • College police will continually monitor the parking lot
  • Student code of conduct and all other parking guidelines are in effect

Need access to the Wi-Fi network? Wi-Fi Access

The Stand - San Diego Mesa College
Attention: Fall 2021 Students

We are currently closed for in-office support due to COVID-19 stay home orders. However, we are working virtually to meet your needs. Please explore our webpage and contact us for more information. To sign up and stay updated on upcoming and current events, please click here

Please Note: At this time we are unable to recieve in kind donations due to COVID-19. You can still make financial donations.

Announcements 

September 2, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #24

August 10, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #23

May 18, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #22

April 7, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #21

March 16, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #20

February 26, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #19

February 24, 2021
Spring 2021: Invitation to Apply for SDCCD Student Relief Grant Fund

February 10, 2021
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #18

January 21, 2021
Travel Advisory

December 8th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #17

November 4th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #16

October 12th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #15

September 23rd, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #14

September 17th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #13

August 26th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #12

August 17th, 2020
San Diego Mesa College Reopening Plan

August 4th, 2020
Important Information Regarding International Travel

July 20th, 2020
Letter to International Students regarding the reversal of guidelines related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)

July14th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #11

July 10th, 2020
Letter to International Students regarding updated guidelines related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) 

July 2nd, 2020
Spring Semester Academic Standing Update

June 29th, 2020
CAREs Act Emergency Financial Assistance Email

June 22nd, 2020
Financial Assistance Grant Email

June 19th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update #10

May 31st, 2020
Special Message from SDCCD Chancellor's Cabinet

May 22nd, 2020
CCC COVID-19 Special Update

May 14th, 2020
SDCCD Email to Students Regarding Summer, Commencement, CARES Act

May 12th, 2020
SDCCD Email to Students Regarding the CARES Act

May 5th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #9

April 30th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #8

April 27th, 2020
SDCCD Email to Students Regarding Important Dates and Deadlines

April 23rd, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #7

April 17th, 2020
SDCCD COVID-19 Update: Course Repetition, Grades and Grading, Financial Aid

April 10th, 2020
SDCCD COVID-19 Update: Transfer, Online Forms Process, CARES Act, EOPS

April 6th, 2020
Letter to Students Regarding Grades and Refunds

April 2nd, 2020
SDCCD COVID-19 Update: Grades and Grading, Financial Aid, Refunds, Commencement

April 1st, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #6

March 27th, 2020
Prez Pam's Mesa College Update on COVID-19

March 27th, 2020
SDCCD COVID-19 Update: Withdrawal, Refunds, Class Cancellation, Other Registraion Details

March 26th, 2020
Letter to students regarding COVID-19 with updates and resources

March 25th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #5

March 23rd, 2020
Message from the Mesa College Associated Students

March 22nd, 2020
Special Message from President Luster

March 17th, 2020
SDCCD Human Resources Frequently Asked Questions for COVID-19

March 17th, 2020
President Lusters Message – COVID campus closure update

March 17th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #4

March 15th, 2020
Mesa Academic Senate President Velez Letter

March 13th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #3

March 13th, 2020
SDCCD Email to Students Regarding COVID-19

March 11th, 2020
Mesa College President Pamela Luster Letter to Campus and Students

March 10th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #2

March 10th, 2020
SDCCD Email to Students Regarding COVID-19

March 4th, 2020
Chancellor's Message: Coronavirus/COVID-19 UPDATE #1

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Vaccine Information

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency has announced that education workers living and working in San Diego County, including all employees in the San Diego Community College District, will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Saturday, February 27th.

VEBA COVID-19 Vaccine General information updated daily:
https://www.vebaresourcecenter.com/covid-19-resources/

San Diego County COVID-19 Vaccine site:
https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hhsa/programs/phs/community_epidemiology/dc/2019-nCoV/vaccines.html

Free COVID-19 Testing

County Testing Sites

Tests are free but you need to make an appointment by calling 2-1-1.
View Testing Locations and Hours

State Testing Sites

The state has opened sites in Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido and Southeastern San Diego to test for active COVID-19 infection.

You need to make an appointment for all sites. Testing is free, and you do not need to have symptoms. Appointments can be made online or by calling 888-634-1123.

Find a Testing Site Near You

California State officials launched an interactive map to help Californians find COVID-19 community testing sites near them.

More COVID-19 Testing Information

Community Resources

This is a partial list of community resources available. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 9-1-1.

California Community Colleges Resource List

List of Resources in San Diego

Employee Resources

Preventative Measures
Everyone is being asked to protect themselves and others from respiratory illness with everyday preventive actions.

  • If anyone believes that they have been exposed to the virus, please contact your health provider immediately, or Mesa College Student Health Services at 619-388-2774.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Stay home when you are sick to keep from spreading respiratory illness to others
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.