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The mission of the LACC STEM Program is to support students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and major in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field. The STEM Program offers a structured program of support services and activities aimed at promoting the development of academic mastery and providing opportunities for enhancing career success.


Benefits of Membership


  • Access to the STEM Program Student Center study space with free tutoring available in math, chemistry, physics, and biology.
  • Access to books, calculators, computers, and other learning materials.
  • Access to faculty and alumni mentors.
  • Information on STEM student clubs, events, and activities.
  • Access to the Engineering Fabrication Lab; a supervised workshop with computer-controlled tools.
  • Access to college application and personal statement writing workshops.
  • Enrichment workshops in essential technical skills.
  • Internships and undergraduate research opportunities with financial assistance for qualifying participants.
  • Networking opportunities.


How to Apply

The 2016 application is currently under maintenance. See the complete application process, forms, and orientation dates here.


Spring 2016 Workshop Dates



STEM Academy Student Center & Tutoring

The Student Center in FH-304 is a place where STEM Program students can go to study and get help with their math (MATH 240 and above) and science classes. 


STEM Program Student Center:

Hours of Operation:
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM M-Th;
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM F, Sa. 
Franklin Hall Room 304
Phone: 323.953.4000 ext. 2805


Contact Us 

STEM Program Assistant:

Rose Rumyan
Phone: 323.953.4000 ext. 2805

STEM Program Faculty Sponsor:

Jayesh Bhakta Ph.D.
Phone: 323.953.4000 ext. 2693

Engineering Fabrication Lab:

SCI-206, hours: Fridays 10am to 2pm
(Contact: Prof. Bhakta for details)