COVID-19 Update: The college remains under a state of emergency. Virtual counseling will continue through the Fall 2020 term.
Call: 909-274-5686 for all questions regarding the STEM Center and it's resources.
- No Coaching will be offered in the STEM Center during the summer session.
Counseling is available during fall semester.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your counseling appointment will take place remotely.
Please wait for and expect a phone call from
the counselor at your scheduled appointment time.
STEM has three available counselors. To schedule a counseling appointment with a STEM Counselor, please schedule through the STEM Online appointment scheduler or call (909) 274-5686. Availability below:
- Monday: Gracie 9:00am-3:00pm
- Tuesday: Jason 9:00am-1:00pm / Rudy 12:45pm-2:00pm
- Wednesday: Jason 9:00am-12:00pm/ No coverage afternoons
- Thursday: Rudy 11:30am-2:00pm
- Friday: Gracie 9:00am-3:00pm
For general questions, email may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mt. SAC STEM Center, located on the third floor of the campus’ Math and Science Building, provides tutoring, peer-to-peer coaching, counseling, and general support services. Students who visit the center will find a study area stocked with microscopes, laptop computers, and even skeletons for anatomy students. The center is available to any math, science, or engineering student. But, it is also used by the STEM Teacher Preparation Program, Robotics Team members, and students in two of the campus engineering clubs. Approximately 200 students use the center each day.
Dr. James Reed
STEM Student Equity Coordinator
Dr. Baochi Nguyen
STEM Faculty Mentor
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Project RAISE, a regional alliance in STEM education, is a Department of Education Title III HSI-STEM grant awarded to CSUF beginning October 1, 2016. Project RAISE integrates a variety of services and project components to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income STEM students and increase persistence, retention, and graduation rates among participants.
Students can engage in:
- Undergraduate Research Program (URE), an 8-week summer research experience guided by CSUF faculty
- RAISE Transfer Program (RTP), a peer advising and academic support program for students who transfer to CSUF
- Summer Internship Program (SIP), a summer internship program for RTP participants, in collaboration with the Orange County Business Council
- Outreach visits to CSUF for presentations and lab tours
Community college and campus partners:
- Participate in advisory board meetings three times a year to discuss grant objectives and activities
- Attend the annual STEM articulation conference to clarify transferring procedures
- Collaborate with Project RAISE staff to host workshops on community college campuses
As STEM curricula are extremely hierarchical, it is important for community college students to complete STEM prerequisites needed to advance toward a bachelor’s degree before transferring. Project RAISE hopes to assist community college students to determine for themselves which courses will transfer to CSUF STEM degrees.
Transferology will empower Project RAISE community college students by giving them immediate, free access to the information they need to determine whether their courses will transfer. Member institutions, including CSUF, provide articulation information and catalog descriptions on their course offerings to Transferology.