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ABOUT THE STEM CENTER

LAB LOCATIONS & HOURS

STEM Center Front Desk
Tel: 650.949.7042

STEM Center & Biology Lab (4213)

Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 7:30-4 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Foundations Lab (4201)

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Computer Science Lab (4204)

Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, 9:30-4 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Online CS Tutoring
Sunday, noon-midnight
Monday-Thursday, 8 p.m.-midnight

Accounting & Economics (4203)

Monday-Thursday, noon.-4 p.m.

Got Questions?

Email STEM Center Director Eric Reed at reederic@foothill.edu.

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The STEM Success Center provides a comfortable and supportive environment to study and receive help from knowledgeable tutors for students studying science, technology, engineering, math, accounting and economics.

The center is divided into four "lab" areas of study. See hours of operation for each on this page and read more about what's offered.

How do I use the STEM Center?

All services in the STEM Center are free for students. Please follow these steps when visiting the center.

Log In When You Arrive

  1. Log in & out by typing your CWID (Campus Wide ID) number on the terminals at the main entrance near the student worker’s desk. If you don’t have a PSME (Physical Sciences, Math, Engineering) major, please sign in on the clipboard on the main desk.
  2. Click on Study/Tutoring 
  3. Please remember to LOG OUT when you leave.

Request a Tutor

To get help with astronomy, mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering and biology, request a tutoring session.

  1. Go to the Tutor requesting terminal 
  2. Type in your CWID
  3. Enter your field of study
  4. Return to your seat and wait for the next available staff member to call your name and assist you.

Note: Tutoring in the Foundations Math and Computer Science labs is by drop-in session.

Study Groups

For many students, "teamwork" can be the key to optimum learning. The STEM Center can offer your study group a reserved room, and provide an instructor to work with you once a week!

For more information, please email Eric Reed at reederic@fhda.edu.

Use of Equipment and Supplies

Scratch Paper: There is scratch paper on each table.  Please recycle all used scratch paper, and put them in the boxes by the front door.

Computers: Students can use the center's computers to solve problems in their homework assignments.  The computers are loaded with Excel, Minitab, Word, Mathematica, Graphical Analysis, Self-Paced Math Tutorial, and Geometer's Sketchpad software applications and various other software. 

ePrintit: The Eprintit printer is available for students to print their homework or projects. 

Copier: Students can copy 5 pages per day at the cost of 10 cents each page.

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Page last modified: September 23, 2016