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STEM Success Center

Study Lab Locations, Tutoring Topics and Hours


For the 2020/Spring quarter, all STEM Center, TLC, and Pass The Torch  tutoring moves online. See our Tutoring website for more information.

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2020/Spring Quarter Open Hrs

2020/Apr/13/Mon --> 2020/Jun/26/Fri

  • Mon-Thu:  9a.m.-9p.m.
  • Fri:  9a.m.-3p.m.
  • Sat: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 
  • Sun: Closed
  • NOTE: CS Online Support has extended hrs outside of the above schedule. See the CS Lab Online hrs.




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

You will find Foothill College faculty ready to help you understand the concepts you are studying. Be sure to strike up a conversation with your instructor! Many are here after full careers in industry, and have valuable experience to share.

Winter Quarter: Jan. 6–March 27

Biology Lab Room 4213


Biology tutors are available to help you master content from your Human Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and other related Biology courses.


Please check the STEM Center main lab front desk for current hours.


EQUIPMENT - Room 4206 -- Available only when onsite. 

The Biology Equipment room features a human skeleton model, human muscle models, and a microscope to view various tissue slides.

You can request access to the Biology Equipment room when we return on campus

See Biology tutor schedule here

Business Lab (Accounting and Economics) TLC Building 3600 Media Lab


During open hours, experienced instructors are available to help you with concepts in any of your accounting and economics courses.


  • Monday-Thu: 11 a.m. –3 p.m.
  • Fri: CLOSED
  • Sat: CLOSED
  • Sun: CLOSED

Computer Science Lab


Instructors are here to help you better understand general computer science concepts.

Tutoring help includes topics in computer architecture, programming, languages, databases, Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), and debugging tools. Instructors will also help you find useful online resources.

Specific languages include C++, Java, JavaScript and Python.


  • Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. – 12 midnight.
  • Fri: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sun: 12 Noon–12 Midnight

Foundations Lab Room 4201


The Foundations Lab provides help for students in the introductory Math and Chemistry courses listed below: 

MATH-217, MATH-180, MATH-105, MATH-48A, MATH-48B, MATH-48C,  MATH-10,  CHEM-30A, CHEM-30B, CHEM-25.   

You’ll find computers and software in this lab, as well as dedicated Instructors who are patient and happy to help you. 

  • Mon-Thu: 9 a.m.– 7 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.
  • Sat: CLOSED
  • Sun: CLOSED

Main Lab Room 4213 and adjacent rooms


Math, Chemistry and Physics

The STEM Center Main Lab is an inviting and comfortable place for students to  get help with astronomy, mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, and biology.

  • Want to grab lunch while you work?  We’ve got a microwave, and you are welcome to eat while you work with our instructors.
  • Need a quiet space?  We’ve got a place for that.  The Quiet  room, where no conversations or tutoring are permitted, to accomodate students that need a quiet area to study.
  • Need a private study space?  Our small study rooms allow for quiet conversation without distraction.
  • Need some help with a vexing problem?  Our instructors are scheduled throughout the day to help you one-on-one, and we can also schedule time to help your study group on a weekly basis.


REGULAR HOURS (2020/Jan/06/Mon --> 2020/Mar/08/Sun

Mon–Thu: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Fri: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Sat: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.



EXTENDED HOURS (2020/Mar/09/Mon --> 2020/Mar/25/Wed

Mon–Fri: 9 a.m. – 10:30p.m.

Sat-Sun: 11 a.m.–10:30 p.m.

2020/Mar/26-27/Thu-Fri:  STEM Center CLOSED. The Library and TLC remain open.  

Network Lab Room 4309


The Garden Learning Community Room 4202


 A friendly, welcoming Learning Community:  The Garden is specifically designed with the student’s learning style in mind, and focuses on specialized tutoring for all learning styles and tempos to provide an experience that will inspire students to return. 

The Garden hours:

The Garden will be closed March 16-27.

  • Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Open for drop-ins and independent study. For tutor availability, please click here for weekly schedule.
  • Fri, Sat, Sun: CLOSED 

Learn more about The Garden Learning Community

The Village (Puente/Umoja) Room 4223

The collaborative iniciative between Puente and Umoja is collectively known as The Village.  STEM Center supports The Village by providing STEM faculty tutors on The Village locatin.  This is an effort to identify how the STEM Center can best support The Village.

About  the Puente Program:

The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally underserved students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees, and return to the community as leaders and mentors to future generations. Puente is open to all interested students.

About the Umoja Program:

Umoja, a Kiswahili word meaning unity, is a year-long learning community dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students.

We actively serve and promote student success through a curriculum focused on the legacy of the African and African American diasporas.


  • Mon-Thu: 9 a.m.– 7 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.
  • Sat: CLOSED
  • Sun: CLOSED 

Learn more about The Village


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Need to reach us?  Call the STEM Center front desk at 650.949.7042 or email
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STEM Success Center


Building 4200, Room 4213

Winter 2020 Lab Hours

Jan. 6-March 27

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STEM Center Study Rooms

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