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Student Resources

The STEM Center

Looking for a new place to study and to connect with other students who are taking similar courses? Need extra help with the homework in your introductory science and math courses? 

The STEM Center is located in ACD 202. During the semester, the center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. Free drop-in tutoring is currently available for selected courses in BIOL, CHEM, CS, MATH and PHYS. 

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction, offers free, out-of-class study sessions for traditionally difficult courses.

Career Counseling

The Career Center offers information about resumes, interviewing, job search, grad school, career direction and other career related topics.  Workshops are offered throughout the semester. 

Office for Training, Research & Education in the Sciences (OTRES)

OTRES is committed to increasing diversity in the STEM disciplines. Visit the OTRES website for more information.

Office of Graduate Studies and Research

CSUSM Student Travel Funding to Present Research: OSGR offers opportunities for undergraduate students on an ongoing basis until funding is depleted.

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fund: The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities fund is designed to help undergraduate students capitalize on scholarship and creative activity completed at CSUSM. Appropriate activies include support for travel to a conference at which a student's paper or poster has been accepted.

Additional CSUSM Resources

Academic Requirements Report:  An informative video on how to run your ARR and What-If reports: ARR Training.

The Centers for Learning and Academic Support Services (CLASS) are housed in the Office of Undergraduate Studies and offer support program that enhance the quality and depth of learning.

Schedule Assistant - Helps students find class sections that work around their personal commitments such as work, athletics, study groups, etc.  Want to learn more?  Watch the 4 minute Schedule Assistant How to Video or review the Student Guide in PDF format.