STEM Equity & Success Initiative (SESI)

STEM Equity & Success Initiative (SESI) seeks to increase the enrollment and success of Latina/o and economically disadvantaged students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs in their transition from high school to college and ultimately degree completion, transfer, and career opportunity.

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The program includes early college STEM experiences, a summer transition program that prepares students for college success, and a learning community that features hands-on STEM courses with highly integrated support services throughout their college career at SCC. STEM fields at SCC include a wide range of degree and certificate programs including Graphic Communication, Biology, Computer Information Sciences, Engineering and many more.

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SESI Office

SESI Staff


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Who is eligible for the SESI program?

Hispanic or low-income students with a maximum of 6 college units earned. Also, students must demonstrate and/or declare an interest in STEM.

When does the program start?

The program is currently enrolling students for Fall 2018 semester.

How can I become a SESI participant?

  • SCC College Enrollment
  • SESI Registration
  • SESI orientation
  • 1-week summer symposium
  • STEMulation Assessment

U.S. Department of Education – Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM and Articulation Program