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STEM Success Center

About the STEM Center


 If you're studying science, technology, engineering, math, accounting or economics, we have knowledgeable tutors who can help.  All services in the STEM Center are free. 

Study Lab Areas and Hours

The center is divided into 6 areas of study, referred to as "STEM Center Labs".

See what's offered and hours for each

 

Using the STEM Center Foundations Lab

Please follow the following steps when visiting the STEM Center Foundations Lab (Room 4201). 

  1. Log In When You Arrive.
  2. Simply raise your hand to request help.
  3. Remember to LOG OUT when you leave.

Using the STEM Center Main Lab

Please follow the following steps when visiting the STEM Center Main Lab (Room 4213).. 

  1. Log In When You Arrive
    1. Log in and out by typing your Campus-wide ID (CWID) 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.
  2. Request a Tutor
    1. To get help with astronomy, mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering and biology, request a tutoring session.
      1. Go to the Tutor Request terminal 
      2. Type in your CWID (Student ID)
      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.
  3. Note: Tutoring in the Foundations Lab and Computer Science Lab is by drop-in session.

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. 

Printing: Speak to the STEM Center Room 4213 Front Desk on how to get your userID and password to log in and print (for free)  from a STEM Center computer in Rooms 4213 and 4215. When you sign in and sign out (both are required), you will be allocated 5 free pages per day, accumulative up to 20 pages.

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

 

 

 

STEM Center

2019/Fall Schedule

Sep/23/Mon - Dec/13/Fri

 

STEM Center Main Lab
(Rm 4213)
Mon - Thu           9am - 9pm        
Fri 9am - 3pm
Sat 11am - 5pm
Sun CLOSED
 
STEM Center Foundations Lab
(Rm 4201)
     Mon - Thu          9am - 7pm     
Fri 9am - 3pm
Sat CLOSED
Sun CLOSED
 
 (Important Dates)

https://foothill.edu/calendar/fall2019.html
Nov/11/Mon

Holiday,     Veterans Day

Nov/15/Fri

Last Day to drop with a "W"

Nov/28-Dec/1/Thu-Sun

Holiday, Thanksgiving

Dec/9-13/Mon-Fri

Final Exams

Dec/13/Fri

Last Day of 2019/Fall Qtr

 

Join a STEM Club!

 

 

There are 12 clubs within the STEM Division you can join. 

For information and schedule see:

Link TBD

 

2019/Summer  Bridge Math Program

Boost your Math confidence and improve your Math skills thru the Foothill College Summer Math Bridge Program. 

For information and schedule see:

https://foothill.edu/summerbridge-math/ 

 

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STEM Success Center

650.949.7042


Building 4200, Room 4213

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