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STEM Success Center

Study Lab Locations, Tutoring Topics and Hours

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.

Fall Quarter: Sept. 23–Dec. 13, 2019

STEM Center Main Lab Room 4213


TUTORING TOPICS

Math, Chemistry and Physics

HOURS

  • Mon–Thu: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Sat: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Sun: CLOSED

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.

Need to reach us?  Call the STEM Center front desk at 650.949.7042 or email Konstantin Kalaitzidis, STEM Center Instructional Support Technician,  at KalaitzidisKonstantinos@foothill.edu.

Foundations Lab Room 4201


TUTORING TOPICS

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. 

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

Business Lab (Accounting and Economics) TLC Building 3600

TUTORING TOPICS

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

HOURS

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

Computer Science Lab — Onsite TLC Building 3600

TUTORING TOPICS

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.

HOURS

  • Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sun: CLOSED

Computer Science Lab — Online

TUTORING TOPICS

Tutors can assist you when you encounter late-night or weekend obstacles with your computer science assignments. 

NOTE: We use Zoom for online collaboration. Access this service by visiting our Zoom classroom!

HOURS

  • Sun :  12 Noon–12 Midnight
  • Mon-Thu :  8 p.m.–12 Midnight
  • Fri: CLOSED
  • Sat: CLOSED

Biology Lab (Room 4206)

 

TUTORING TOPICS

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

HOURS

Tutors will be available at the specified hours, as provided by the Biology Department. These hour will be published in 2019/Fall Quarter.

BIOLOGY LAB ACCESS BY REQUEST

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

You can request access to the Biology Lab during the STEM Center Main Lab hours, as listed below:

  • Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Fri: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sun: CLOSED 

 




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STEM Success Center

650.949.7042


Building 4200, Room 4213

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