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Academic Advising 

MESA students are required to meet with their respective MESA academic advisor a minimum of once (1) per semester (towards the end of each semester).


MESA students complete a 1) MESA Pre-Scheduling Form and 2) MESA Report Card prior to the academic advising appointment.  Both forms are then reviewed during the appointment.


MESA students are also welcome to visit their academic advisor throughout the year for academic advising.  


MESA Pre Scheduling Form  SDSU MESAdvantage Student Report Card

Academic Advisors 


 Semester MajorClass Level  Advisor
 Fall All physical sciences All class levels*  Thelma Chavez 
 Fall Engineering  First time freshmen and new transfers    Natasha Celise 
 Fall Engineering Continuing freshmen, sophomores  Eric Pamintuan 
 Spring  All physical sciences  All class levels*  Thelma 
 Spring Engineering Freshmen, continuing transfers Natasha 
 Spring Engineering Sophomores Eric
 Summer All physical sciences  All class levels* Thelma Chavez 
 Summer Engineering  All class levels Natasha or Eric


* Graduating seniors in their last semester are not required to do an advising appointment.


In place of an MESA academic advising appointment, engineering juniors and seniors (who are not new to the MESA program) should submit a MESAdvantage Student Report Card to E208 and then see their Engineering Faculty Advisor.  A MESA academic advising appointment is optional.



EOP students, we will accept a copy of your advising plan with your EOP advisor in place of advising with your MESA advisor.  


Non-MESA students, depending on your major, should visit either the:


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