Center for Academic Support and Achievement (CASA)
and Center for Multi-Ethnic and Cultural Affairs (MECA)

The CASA/MECA program provides comprehensive programs and support services for first generation, economically disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities. Our goal is to promote access, academic persistence and achievement within a diverse student body. Our services are designed to help students stay in school and achieve their academic goals, including transferring to four-year institutions.

Support Services

  • Academic advising
  • Instructional lab, including computing resources
  • Native American Student Achievement Program (NASAP) 2020-2021 application (coming soon)
  • 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

Learn More

Please email us in order to receive an Inquiry Form. You can also book a personal Zoom appointment with a CASA/MECA staff member here.

Marcos Flores


Retention Coach

Email Marcos


We're happy to speak to you over the phone.

Call: 253-566-5025

 Laika Altera


Support Staff

Email Laika