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STEM Student Success Center


Mission Statement

Our mission? To increase student academic success in challenging courses in a collaborative and active peer learning environment.

The STEM Student Success Center is a component of the Centers for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS) under the Office for Undergraduate Studies. We strive to increase the number of students receiving degrees in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

The center supports all students by providing an open and welcoming environment with resources such as study space, peer edcuators, networking, and professional development workshops. Our goal is to guide students in developing the skillset and self-confidence needed to succeed in the STEM disciplines through the imlpementation of the Supplemental Instruction (SI) model and peer led tutoring in our center. 


Location & Hours

Academic Hall (ACD) 

Rooms 202 and 204

  • Mon (9 AM-5 PM)
  • Tues (9 AM-5 PM)
  • Wed (9 AM-5 PM)
  • Thurs (9 AM-5 PM)
  • Friday (9 AM-2 PM)
*We are closed weekends, holidays, winter and summer breaks. 
Additional Questions? Please contact our front desk at (760) 750-4738.

Upcoming Event Spotlight


Pizza, Professors, & Possibilities: Chemistry & Biochemistry Addition

Looking to speak one-on- one with professors, find research opportunities, and participate in professional development in the Chemistry and Biochemistry fields? Come out to our second annual networking event: Pizzas, Professor's, & Possibilities. 

  • Spaces are limited. RSVP today on this form.
  • Want more information? Check out our event page.


Frequently Asked Questions

Drop-in Tutoring

  1. What classes do you currently offer peer tutoring for?


Supplemental Instruction (SI)

   2. What is Supplemental Instruction?

  • Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic support model developed by Dr. Deanna Martin at the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) in 1973 that uses peer-assisted study sessions to improve student retention and success within targeted historically difficult courses.

3. Which classes offer supplemental instruction sessions?

  • Reference a list of SI Supported courses here.


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