MESA Activities and Events

MESA Activities and Events

Join MESA on an adventure! Below is a list of activities, events, and deadlines important for MESA members. New events are added routinely, so check back often.

Reoccurring Events

MESA General Meetings: Visit MESA For Times

Learn more about this week’s MESA activities and fundraisers. Join us to learn more. All MESA members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Free snacks are available!


Monthly Tabletop Game Day: First Wednesday of the Month

Need a quick study break? Come enjoy a fun board or card game with a fellow MESA member during MESA’s monthly tabletop game day.


MESA 2017-2018 Events

Note: Some dates are not yet set. Make sure to check the updated MESA Events Calendar in MESA.


University Trips

UC Davis, Sac State, UC Merced, & UC Santa Cruz – Make sure to sign up early to secure your set on the MESA van.

MESA 2017-2018 Timeline

September 2017

9/5 Tues.: Sign up for UCD Pre-Health Conference

9/6 Wed. 12PM in MESA: UC TAG Workshop with Lunch

9/7 Thurs. 12:30PM in MESA: UC TAG Workshop with Lunch

9/25 Mon. 12PM in MESA: LACO Engineering Presentation with Lunch

9/30 Sat.: UC Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG) Due


October 2017

Escape Room Fundraiser – All October

10/2 Mon: Progress Reports Available – $$$

10/4 Wed.: Last day to sign up for UCD trip

10/9 Mon.: Tutor Applications are Available

10/9 Mon.: Announce T-Shirt Competition

10/9 Mon: Sign up for Sac State Tour

10/14 Sat.: UCD Pre-Health Conference

10/19 – 10/21: SACNAS Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah


November 2017

Mid November NCAS Application for Spring Semester due

11/1 Wed.: Sign up for winery tour

11/3 Fri.: Progress Reports Due – $$$

11/8 Wed.: Last day to sign up for Sac State Tour

11/8 Wed. 12PM in MESA: UC and CSU Transfer Workshop with Lunch

11/9 Thurs. 12:30PM in MESA: UC and Transfer Workshop with Lunch

11/16 Thurs. 11AM-1PM Quad: Cultural Feast Fundraiser

11/17 Fri.: MESA T-shirt Design Due

11/17 Fri.: MESA Tutor Applications Due

11/17 Fri.: Sacramento State Tour

11/29 Wed.: Last day to sign up for Winery Tour

11/30 Thurs.: UC Applications Due


December 2017

Early December Ceramics Bake Sale Fundraiser

12/5 Tues.: MESA Scholarship Workshop

12/8 Fri.: MESA T-shirt Voting Due

12/8 Fri.: MESA White Elephant Gift Exchange

12/8 Fri.: Parducci Winery Tour

12/11-12/15 MESA Finals Week of Free Food


Early January Winter Math Institute


Weekly STEM Success Workshop provided by MESA Director in Spring

February 2018

2/1 Thurs.: Announce UC Merced trip and Arduino Research Application

2/9 Fri.: Last day to sign up for UC Merced Trip

2/12 Mon.: UC Santa Cruz applications available

2/14 Wed. 11AM-1PM: Valentine’s Day Bake Sale Fundraiser

2/23 Fri.: NASA/CA Space Grant ($600) Arduino Research Application Due

2/23-2/24 Fri-Sun:UC Merced Weekend Trip


March 2018

Saturday in March: Pre-MESA Day

3/1 Thur.: Progress reports available – $$$

3/14 Wed.: Pi Day Competition

3/16 Fri.: UC Santa Cruz Applications Due

3/16 Fri.: Tutor applications available


April 2018

4/11 Wed.: Career Panel

4/12: Thur.: Progress reports due – $$$

4/13-4/15?:UC Santa Cruz/MESA Leadership Retreat

4/19 Thurs.: MESA STEM Expertise Colloquium

4/27 Fri.: Tutor Applications Due

4/28 Sat.: 5:30PM-8PM: MESA Vine and Dine Achievement Celebration


May 2018

Early May NCAS Application Due

5/18 Fri.: Brewery Tour

5/21-5/25 MESA Finals Week of Free Food


Summer 2018

Late June: Summer Science Retreat

Early August: Summer Math Institute