Oceanside, Building 3400: 760.795.6894
The MiraCosta College Office of School Relations/Diversity Outreach serves as a resource for students, parents, faculty, and staff from schools in the college's service area and is responsible for providing outreach services that encourage diversity in the student body. The program's general goals are as follows:
Encourage all students to prepare for and pursue a college education by providing college workshops and pre-enrollment advising services.
Provide outreach services for underrepresented and educationally disadvantaged students in order to promote a college-going culture.
Assist students with their transition into college by providing them with matriculation and admissions-related services.
Establish partnerships and maintain positive relations with the administration, faculty, and staff of district K-12 schools.
Represent and promote MiraCosta College to the community.
Provide campus tours.
Student Ambassador Program
Oceanside, Building 3400, Room 3435: 760.795.6894
San Elijo, Student Center: 760.944.4449, x7782
Student Ambassadors are MiraCosta students hired by the School Relations/Diversity Outreach Department to provide outreach services at K-12 schools and throughout the community. Ambassadors serve as peer advisers to high school students in local schools, develop workshops for elementary and junior high school students, provide information at community events, provide on-campus tours, and perform a variety of other important duties for the college. Ambassadors must be enrolled in at least 12 units, maintain a 2.5 grade point average, and be available to work between 5 and 15 hours per week. Applications are available at http://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/ambassadors/onlineapp.html.