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
  • ECC Student Success Center
  • 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
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition & Food Sciences
  • Physics
  • 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. Due to the campus closure, please email the coordinator listed for your major below. 

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