MES's (Mormugao Educational Society's) College of Arts and Commerce is a college in Zuarinagar, just alongside the port city of Vasco-da-Gama, Goa on the western coast of India. It was founded by Vasant S. Joshi. Murgaon Education Society was established in 1971 with the noble goal of providing educational facilities at Vasco-da-Gama and in other parts of Murgaon Taluka.
MES offers Higher Secondary Education in Science, Commerce, Arts and Vocational courses. It also offers under-graduation courses in Arts, Commerce, BCA, and BBA. It is one of the younger colleges of Goa, but caters to students from a wide area around the Mormugao taluka and the town of Vasco-da-Gama.
It is an affiliated college of the Goa University, which states that the college's acting principal is Dinesh A. Kamat.
Dr. R. B. Patil is the current Principal. Mr. V. V. Shail is the Vice Principal.
Dr. Maria do Ceu Rodrigues, former principal of the College has been involved with the Lokniti/CSDS and has been the Goa state coordinator for the National Election Study 2004 apart from being engaged with a UGC Project on "Fishing in Goa, Economic, Social and Political Aspects."
The College has a well equipped library which stocks more than 20, 000 books and also has a wide collection of journals, magazines, newspapers and educational directories.
MES College boasts of an active NSS (National Service Scheme) and NCC (National Cadet Corps) wing which contributes to the social and community welfare.
The College has a Student Council elected by the student body which conducts activities for the students throughout the year. The student life is a vibrant one with diverse range of activities interspersed along with academics.
MES College has a counseling centre which takes care of student health and mental well-being.