Metas

​​​​​​  COUNSELING AND APPOINTMENTS

METAS Center counselors, SABRINA and YESENIA will continue to offer counseling in-person, over Zoom, and by phone. 

To schedule an appointment on your own, you can use the following link: http://esars.sjcc.edu/eSARS/Metas/eSARS.asp?WCI=Init&WCE=Settings

You can also email sjccmetas@sjcc.edu OR text (408) 753-5319 to schedule an appointment. In the email/text, include your Student ID number, your name, and if you would prefer to have an in-person, Zoom, or a phone counseling appointment.

If by Zoom, check your email the day before your appointment. You will receive instructions on how to join your counseling appointment.


mission statement

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The mission of METAS is to serve and empower all our students through an education that is rigorous, supportive, and just. We, the METAS staff, believe that each one of our students is an agent of social change who, with the right support, will thrive as leaders, academics, research scholars, and global citizens.

To achieve our mission, METAS coordinates innovative instructional and support services available to all students on campus. This is made possible through collaboration with programs and departments across the SJCC campus and across institutions of higher education and public high schools.

Together, we aim to increase retention, successful course completion, and persistence towards completing a certificate, associate degrees, or university transfer requirements while disrupting the barriers that attempt to diminish our students’ educational and career aspirations.

We encourage you to visit the METAS Center in the Multi-Disciplinary Building. Here, students have a welcoming and friendly learning environment. Our services include:

  • SUMMER BRIDGE
  • PEER-LED TEAM LEARNING
  • SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION 
  • ACADEMIC COUNSELING
  • TEXTBOOK AND CALCULATOR  LENDING LIBRARY

The SJCC METAS Program was established through a U.S. Department of Education Title V grant and is open to all San Jose City College students. The Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program (referred to as Title V: HSI) assists eligible Hispanic-serving higher education institutions to expand their capacity to serve Hispanic and low-income students.

Book/materials return process

Return Process & Schedule


Location: Metas Center, M-104 (Ground level of the Multi-Disciplinary Building - Building “M” on SJCC Campus Map)

 Monday-Wednesday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Thursday & Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.


What to bring: All borrowed materials and student ID


REMINDER: Masks are mandatory inside the METAS Center or when interacting with staff and student interns 

Students also have the option to mail in their items if they cannot make it out to our center:

Attn: METAS Lending Library 

2100 Moorpark Avenue 

San Jose, CA 95128


Metas Program of San Jose City College

CONTACT US

Metas Cen​ter
​Multi-Disciplinary Building
Room M-104​

Email us: 
sjccmetas@sjcc.edu

Call us:
(408) 288-3125

Text us:
(408) 753-5319

Monday-Wednesday

8:30AM to 5:00PM

Thursday & Friday

8:30AM to 3:00PM


meet Our Team

 Enrique Velasco, Ed.D.

Director, METAS Center

enrique.velasco@sjcc.edu 



Sean Dickerson

Interim Program Coordinator 

sean.dickerson@sjcc.edu 


Yesenia Escobar MendozaCounselor & Instructor  

     Sabrina Hagmann 
    Counselor & Instructor            

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