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CASA/MECA

men of distinctionWelcome to the Center for Academic Support and Achievement (CASA) and the Center for Multi-Ethnic and Cultural Affairs (MECA)! We are located on the 1st floor of the Student Center, Bldg. 11.

The CASA Program is committed to providing comprehensive programs and support services to first generation, economically disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities to promote access, academic persistence, and achievement within a diverse student body.

We strive to provide support services and activities designed to increase academic persistence, retention, graduation and/or transfer to four-year institutions.

Programs and Services

  • Academic advising
  • Instructional lab, including computing resources
  • Assessments resulting in individual educational plans
  • Emergency Book Borrow Program and Calculator Borrow Program
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Campus and community resource information
  • Student leadership development
  • Career exploration services
  • College skills workshops
  • Resource referral for students with disabilities
  • Financial aid advising & scholarship search assistance
  • Transfer advising

How to enroll:  Stop by our office located on the 1st floor of the Student Center, Bldg. 11 and fill out an Inquiry Form, or call 253.566.5025. Our email address is casastaff@tacomacc.edu.

Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm

CASA Staff Directory

MECA Staff Directory

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