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College of the Desert - Mecca/Thermal

Address: 61-120 Buchanan St., Thermal, CA 92274
Phone: (760) 396-2010

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In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, officials from the Riverside County Public Health Department issued a mandate closing all community colleges, preschools, K-12 public, private and charter schools, and universities in the county between March 16 and April 30, 2020. All College of the Desert facilities will be closed to students, "non-essential" staff, and the public during this time period.​​​

New Information: College of the Desert is pleased to inform interested students and community members that the Mecca/Thermal Campus will begin offering administration of justice and other public safety linked courses as a pilot in the Fall 2020 term. Additionally, students will also be able to select from a variety of General Education courses. Stay tuned for more details!

  • Monday, January 20th: Martin L. King Jr. Day Observed
  • Friday, February 14th, Lincoln’s Birthday Observed 
  • Saturday, February 15th, No Saturday Classes
  • Monday, February 17th, Washington’s Birthday Observed
  • April 6-10 Spring Break (No Saturday classes, April 11th, and 12th) Campus open, no classes.
  • April 9th Cesar Chavez Day Observed
  • April 10th Spring Holiday

  • Visit the Catalogs and Schedule site​ for important dates and academic calendars.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​