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Mission

The mission of the LACC STEM Program is to support students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and major in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field. The STEM Program offers a structured program of support services and activities aimed at promoting the development of academic mastery and providing opportunities for enhancing career success.

 

Benefits of Membership

 

  • Access to the STEM Program Student Center study space with free tutoring available in math, chemistry, physics, and biology.
  • Access to books, calculators, computers, and other learning materials.
  • Access to faculty and alumni mentors.
  • Information on STEM student clubs, events, and activities.
  • Access to the Engineering Fabrication Lab; a supervised workshop with computer-controlled tools.
  • Access to college application and personal statement writing workshops.
  • Enrichment workshops in essential technical skills.
  • Internships and undergraduate research opportunities with financial assistance for qualifying participants.
  • Networking opportunities.

 

How to Apply

The 2016 application is currently under maintenance. See the complete application process, forms, and orientation dates here.

 

Spring 2016 Workshop Dates

TBD

 

STEM Academy Student Center & Tutoring

The Student Center in FH-304 is a place where STEM Program students can go to study and get help with their math (MATH 240 and above) and science classes. 

 

STEM Program Student Center:

Hours of Operation:
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM M-Th;
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM F, Sa. 
Franklin Hall Room 304
Phone: 323.953.4000 ext. 2805

 

Contact Us 

STEM Program Assistant:

Rose Rumyan
rumyanr@lacitycollege.edu
Phone: 323.953.4000 ext. 2805

STEM Program Faculty Sponsor:

Jayesh Bhakta Ph.D.
bhaktaj@lacitycollege.edu
Phone: 323.953.4000 ext. 2693

Engineering Fabrication Lab:

SCI-206, hours: Fridays 10am to 2pm
(Contact: Prof. Bhakta for details)