Students talk about the El Dorado Hall and the STEM Center helps them succeed academically (video).
STEM Tutoring
PLTL Workshops for Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, and Physics
STEM Academic Success Coaching
Study Spaces (for all students)
Spaces (for faculty to work with students)
Early Assessment Program (for faculty to support students)

STEM Tutoring

The STEM Center offers free drop-in tutoring for all gateway STEM courses. We also support upper division STEM courses as tutors as able: check the "by course" schedule for availability.

  • STEM Center will open the second week of classes.
  • STEM Center is open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon. – Thurs., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri. and 10 a.m to 4 p.m on Saturdays.
  • STEM Tutors are available 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. – Thurs. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri.-Sat.

Schedules for Spring 2015:  By TutorBy DayBy Subject   (PDF)

Additional tutoring at CI: Learning Resource Center, Biology Tutoring, Chemistry Tutoring, Computer Science Tutoring.


Peer-Led Team Learning Workshops

Fall 2014: We continue the successful PLTL Workshops for the following STEM Gateway courses:  BIOL 203, CHEM 121, CHEM 122, CHEM 250, CHEM 311, CHEM 314, COMP 150, COMP 162, MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 230, PHYS 100/200, and PHYS 101/201.

Use this link to sign up!     Workshop schedule for S'15

STEM Academic Success Coaching

Meet with STEM Academic Success Coach Aracely Flores one-on-one to work on overcoming hurdles, learn skills to succeed in STEM at CI, and/or develop an action plan for your success. Or, attend workshops designed to help you succeed at CI! 

For all students

El Dorado Hall and the STEM Center are great places to study, meet with a study group, etc. There are copious whiteboards, computers, and furniture that can be configured in a variety of ways. ELD and the STEM Center are open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon. – Thurs., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, and 10 am to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 

View the El Dorado Hall & STEM Center video: How do students use these resources?

Even for faculty...

Feel free to schedule office hours, special events, review sessions and the like. No reservations are needed to meet students in the STEM Center, the multipurpose area, or the kitchen. To request a room, select El Dorado Hall in the CI Events Calendar reservation system.


*STEM means "Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics."

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