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ASMCC Student Government

Program Description: The Associated Students of Mesa Community College (ASMCC) Student Government comprises an Executive Board, Student Senate, and Student Court.
Type of Service/s Provided: ASMCC is tasked with advocating for MCC student needs before college administration, the district and governing board, and other relevant government bodies. ASMCC also oversees over forty student clubs and special interest groups.
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Meal tickets, food items, bus passes, scholarships
Location: Student Life and Leadership, KSC 35S
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Phone: (480) 461-7291, (480) 461-7278
Email: david.perry@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: David Perry
URL: mesacc.edu/asmcc

Career Services

Program Description: Career Assistance for job seekers & students with undecided major; resume & internship assistance, resources for gainful employment
Type of Service/s Provided: Career Advising
Financial Support or Resources Provided: N/A
Location: Student Success Center, Building 36 N
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 8am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7238
Email: elizabeth.calderon@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Liz Calderon
URL: www.mesacc.edu/career

Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Program Description: Promote and encourage service opportunities.
Type of Service/s Provided: Provides various scholarship opportunities
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Service related scholarship opportunities
Location: Center for Community & Civic Engagement, Building KSC 35 N, Lower Level
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 8am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7393
Email: servicelearning@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Duane Oakes
URL: Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Connect For Success

Program Description: Students are paired with MCC faculty or staff mentors who provide holistic assistance, assessing their personal and academic situations, and referring them to campus resources that will further their goals at MCC.
Type of Service/s Provided: Academic Advising, Career Advising, Personal Counseling, Mentoring, Tutoring, Scholarships, and other financial resources.
Financial Support or Resources Provided: C4S Financial Scholarships
Location: Student Success Center, Building 36 N
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm
Phone: 480-461-7212
Email: julianne.sperrazza@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Julianne Sperrazza
URL: www.mesacc.edu/students/connect-4-success

Counseling Department

Program Description:Provide personal, academic, career, crisis and other counseling services to students.
Type of Service/s Provided: Mentoring, Workshops, Counseling Services
Financial Support or Resources Provided: N/A
Location: Counseling Department, Building 37 N
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8:00am-7pm,
Fri: 8am-4pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7588
Email: hcadams@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Dr. H.C. Adams, Chairperson
URL: www.mesacc.edu/departments/counseling

Disability Resources and Services

Program Description: Offer comprehensive services for students with disabilities.
Type of Service/s Provided: Provide equal access to students in their educational and campus experience through academic accommodations. Help with development of personal advocacy skills.
Financial Support or Resources Provided: N/A
Location: Building 37 N
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 10am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7447
Email: Thomas.kusek@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Thomas Kusek
URL: www.mesacc.edu/disability-services

Fast Tracking the Dream – Individual Development Account (IDA)

Program Description: Fast Tracking the Dream program is a community partnership that seeks to minimize or remove the financial barrier for obtaining a college education. The focus of the program is improving access to a college education for low to moderate income individuals, and to enhance the financial literacy of participants in the program.
Type of Service/s Provided: Financial literacy education
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Earned income that is deposited into a special savings account with an approved financial institution is tripled to pay for tuition, books, fees and course required materials at Mesa Community College.
Location: Center for Community & Civic Engagement, Building KSC 35 N, Lower Level
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 8am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7393
Email: servicelearning@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Vickie Gallegos
URL: www.mesacc.edu/community-civic-engagement/awards-scholarships/fast-tracking-dream-college-completion

International Education

Program Description: Serve international students with F-1 visas and students that participate in study abroad
Type of Service/s Provided: Academic Advising, Transfer Advising and Workshops
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Scholarship opportunities for Study Abroad programs
Location: Student Success Center, Building 36 N
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 8am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7756
Email: ie@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Annique Nestmann
URL: www.mesacc.edu/international-education

Learning Enhancement Center (LEC)

Program Description: Provide academic support for core academic courses (Math, Reading, English, and Science).
Type of Service/s Provided: Tutoring in person & online, Smarthinking, workshops and Instructional software. Appointment-based and drop-in centers available for tutoring. Test Study Sessions available to help students prepare for exams, and test review service whereby students can review their exam results with a tutor.
Financial Support or Resources Provided: 10 locations across two campuses, most locations provide computer access through labs.
Location: On the first floor of the Library, Building LB 11
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 9am-7pm,
Fri: 9am-1pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7866
Email: ben.catlin@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Ben Catlin
URL: www.mesacc.edu/students/tutoring

Multicultural & English as a Second Language Services

Program Description: Multicultural Affairs and Student Success provides opportunities to access Higher Education and address and meet the needs of ethnic minority under-represented students. In addition, we educate and promote diversity awareness to enrich the lives of students, staff, faculty and the community.
Type of Service/s Provided: Provide support services for prospective and continuing students in the process of college, personal & career success through academic advisement, career planning, transfer readiness, programming and events.
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Assist students with completion of FAFSA and provide scholarship resources when available.
Location: Student Success Center, Building 36 N
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 8am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7288
Email: Multicultural@mesacc.edu
Primary Contacts: Melissa Turnbull
URL: www.mesacc.edu/students/multicultural

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

Program Description: Phi Theta Kappa is a national honor society for community colleges. It recognizes & encourages academic excellence.
Type of Service/s Provided: Provides stimulating academic environment for students to develop as servant leaders and scholars.
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Leadership development and training and scholarship opportunities for PTK members
Location: Center for Community & Civic Engagement, Building KSC 35 N, Lower Level
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 8am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7393
Email: duane.oakes@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Duane Oakes
URL: www.mesacc.edu/community-civic-engagement/phi-theta-kappa

Student-Athletes 4 Success

Program Description: Fundraise to purchase books made available for student-athletes to borrow throughout the semester.
Type of Service/s Provided: Provide Academic Advising, Career Advising, Transfer Advising, Personal Counseling, Mentoring, Tutoring and Workshops
Financial Support or Resources Provided: Books to borrow, Athletic Scholarships
Location: Athletics, Building PC 56
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8am-6pm,
Fri: 10am-5pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7517
Email: Sherman.forbes@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Sherman Forbes
URL: athletics.mesacc.edu/content/student-success-program

TRiO Student Support Services

Program Description: TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) at MCC is a federally funded college persistence and retention program for first-generation, low-income college students and college students with disabilities.  There is an application process to become a participant in TRiO SSS at MCC. The main eligibility requirements to be accepted are that students are: 1) a first-generation college student (this means mom and dad do not have a bachelor’s degree) or 2) come from a low-income background (you will need to provide recent income information) or 3) have a documented disability (verified by registration with the Disability Resources Center at MCC).
Type of Service/s Provided: Academic Advising, Career Advising, Transfer Advising, Personal Counseling, Mentoring, Tutoring, Workshops
Financial Support or Resources Provided: N/A
Location: Office of Retention and Support, 36N; Room 731 and 732, Student Success Center
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thur: 8am to 7pm; Fri: 8am to 5pm
Phone: 480-461-7553 or 480-461-7509
Email: l.perez@mesacc.edu or carlos.ortiz@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Lydia Perez
URL: https://www.mesacc.edu/students/trio

Writing Center

Program Description: Provide academic support for written and oral communication for any class.
Type of Service/s Provided: Tutoring, Workshops
Financial Support or Resources Provided: N/A
Location: On the first floor of the Library, Building LB 11
Hours of Operation: Mon-Thu: 8:30am-7pm,
Fri: 8am-3pm (Summer hours vary)
Phone: 480-461-7513
Email: Tim.florschuetz@mesacc.edu
Primary Contact: Tim Florschuetz
URL: www.mesacc.edu/departments/english/writing-center