School Relations/Outreach

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 service area, and it is responsible for implementing student outreach services to 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 target outreach services for under-represented and educationally disadvantaged students in order to encourage their enrollment in college

  • 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 MiraCosta and promote the college in the community.

  • Provide campus tours.

Student Ambassador Program

Oceanside, Building 3400, Room 3435: 760.795.6894
San Elijo, Student Center: 760.944.4449, x7768

Student ambassadors are MiraCosta students hired by the School Relations/Diversity Outreach Department. Ambassadors serve as peer advisers to high school students in district 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 high-profile assignments. Ambassadors must be enrolled in at least six units, maintain a 2.5 grade point average, and be available to work between 5 and 15 hours per week. Applications are available at the Student Ambassador's website.