Chico STEM Connections Collaborative

Services & Eligibility

Program services offered by CSC²

  • Individualized academic support/advising
  • Academic assistance, tutoring services, and study groups
  • Professional development and career awareness
  • Summer undergraduate research opportunities with CSU, Chico faculty
  • Faculty mentoring
  • Study centers for each program
  • Support services for community college transfer students
  • Financial-aid and scholarship assistance
  • Networking and making new friends with the same interests
  • Access to career student organizations
  • Graduate and professional school application assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • STEMCAT Mentoring


Students are eligible to participate in CSC² programs and services if they are:

  • Hispanic, or first generation college student, or low income, AND
  • Enrolled as a student in one of the following majors:

Natural Sciences

Biological Sciences 

Chemistry & Biochemistry  

Geological & Environmental Sciences

Mathematics & Statistics


Nutrition & Food Sciences


Science Education

Engineering, Computer Science, & Construction Management

Civil Engineering

Computer Animation & Game Development

Computer Engineering

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Concrete Industry Management

Construction Management

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering

Sustainable Manufacturing



  • Agricultural Science & Education
  • Crops, Horticulture & Land Resource Management

Animal Science

*Note: Unfortunately, CSC² services for Agricultural Business majors are not available at this time.

To participate

Students must fill out an application in order to be accepted into the program. Pick up an application in O’Connell Technology Center, Room 114, or call the CSC2 main phone line at 530-898-4017.

For more information about specific CSC2 programs, choose your major: