How to apply

STEM Core admits new students once per year. Applications for the Fall 2023–Spring 2024 Cohort opens in May 2023.


  • You must sign up for MATH 112 or MATH 113 the semester you join STEM Core
  • You must declare or intend to declare one of the following majors: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics.


  • You will attend STEM Core meetings every week for one year. If you are an incoming student who needs a First Year Launch Credit, you have the option to count STEM Core as your First Year Launch.
  • You will attend an individual check-in with your student support specialist for 30 minutes once every two weeks for one year. You will hold yourself to a high level of personal and academic integrity.
  • You will sign a contract permitting your student support specialist to view your grades, discuss your academic performance with you and your professors, and view specific info about your financial aid.

Apply to STEM Core

Application process

Step 1: Apply
Step 2: Interview
Step 3: Wait for Review
Step 4: Arrange your class schedule
Step 5: Sign the Contract