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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Monterey Peninsula College campuses have been closed until further notice. MPC classes and student support services will be offered fully online.

Location: Ground Floor of the Library, Across the English Support Services Center

For the 2018~2019 academic year, students who utilized STEM CEL had:

15% increased success rate

4.84% decreased unsuccessful rate

10% decreased withdrawal rate 

versus students who did not utilize STEM CEL. 

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Starting Sunday, March 29th 2020, STEM CEL would be operating fully online until further notice. Click on the following links to get access to Free Online Tutoring!

Tutoring Schedule

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Get free tutoring!

STEM CEL is a designated study space provided by MPC for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math students offering many resources to help students succeed. Tutor support for the majority of MPC STEM disciplines is provided at STEM Center. STEM Tutors are trained to assist with questions, direct studies, and help STEM students find access to support and resources to improve self-study, equipping them for success beyond MPC.  STEM CEL is free to drop in for studying in a peer supported environment - just sign in!

Our Goals

  • Support student academic success by providing assistance for MPC STEM classes; Tutoring, STEM library, STEM materials (calculators, laptops).
  • Provide a place for STEM students to meet in study groups, work on homework, and pursue STEM projects.
  • Offer STEM internship and volunteer opportunities to help students achieve success in pursuing STEM careers.
    • Host STEM Internship/Employment Recruiters
    • Provide Mentorship & Assistance with STEM internship/employment applications and resume
 

List of Subjects we tutor

Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Oceanography

 

STEM Resources

Free tutoring, Food for thought⁠—Snacks, Coffee, Tea, Graphing/Scientific Calculators, Books, Laptops

 

Software/Equipment Available

Python, Java, BlueJ, Chemistry Model Sets, Big Whiteboards, Personal Whiteboards, Maps, Protractor

 

Meet Harin!

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Harin immigrated to the U.S 5 years ago. He experienced identity crisis during his high school years, making him insecure coming into Monterey Peninsula College. 

"Everyone sees a deformity within themselves," he says. "We have to learn to accept our own deformities and acknowledge the beauty in being imperfect. Even while saying this, I am contemplating at my awkward smile (on the left)."

Now, he is an active member of the Student Government and coordinates STEM CEL. Harin believes that there is no qualification needed for one's determination, as he describes himself "unqualified" coming into college. 

 

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