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.

Recurring Events

MESA General Meetings: Visit MESA for meeting times

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 2020-2021 Events

Note: Some dates are not yet set. With COVID19 many traditional "on ground" events are being shifted online. Please check with MESA to see if your desired event has changed.


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 2020-2021 Timeline

September 2020

9/8 Tues.: Sign up for UCD Pre-Health Conference

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

9/10 Thurs. 12:30PM in MESA: UC TAG Workshop with Lunch

9/28 Mon. 12PM in MESA: LACO Engineering Presentation with Lunch

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

October 2020

Hot Cocoa/Cider Fundraiser – All October

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

10/4 Wed.: Last day to sign up for UCD trip - ***Now Virtual, free to all***

10/9 Mon.: Announce T-Shirt Competition

10/9 Mon: Sign up for Sac State Tour

10/17 Sat.: UCD Pre-Health Conference  ***Virtual***

November 2020

11/4 Wed.: Sign up for winery tour

11/6 Fri.: Progress Reports Due – $$$

11/12 Thurs.: Last day to sign up for Sac State Tour

11/18 Wed. 12PM in MESA: UC and CSU Transfer Workshop with Lunch

11/19 Thurs. 12:30PM in MESA: UC and Transfer Workshop with Lunch

11/26 Thurs. 11AM-1PM Quad: Cultural Feast Fundraiser

11/27 Fri.: MESA T-shirt Design Due

11/17 Fri.: MESA Tutor Applications for Spring 2021 Due

11/17 Fri.: Sacramento State Tour

11/30 Mon.: Last day to sign up for Winery Tour

11/30 Mon.: UC Applications Due

December 2020

12/1Tues.: MESA Scholarship Workshop

12/1 Tues.: MESA T-shirt Voting Due

12/4 Fri.: MESA White Elephant Gift Exchange

12/4 Fri.: Parducci Winery Tour

12/7-12/11 MESA Finals Week of Free Food


Early January Winter Math Institute


February 2021

2/1 Mon.: Announce UC Merced trip 

2/5 Fri.: Last day to sign up for UC Merced Trip

2/8 Mon.: UC Santa Cruz applications available

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

2/26-2/27 Fri-Sun:UC Merced Weekend Trip

March 2021

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

3/14 Sat.: Pre-MESA Day 

3/14 Sat.: Pi Day Competition

3/20 Fri.: UC Santa Cruz Applications Due

3/20 Fri.: Tutor applications available for Fall 2021

April 2021

4/07 Wed.: Career Panel

4/08: Thur.: Progress reports due – $$$

4/16-4/18?:UC Santa Cruz/MESA Leadership Retreat

4/22 Thurs.: MESA STEM Expertise Colloquium

4/27 Fri.: Tutor Applications Due

May 2021

5/1 Sat.: 5:30PM-8PM: MESA Vine and Dine Achievement Celebration

5/14 Fri.: Brewery Tour

5/17-5/21 MESA Finals Week of Free Food

Summer 2021

Late June: Summer Science Retreat

Early August: Summer Math Institute