Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

CSTEP at a Glance

What is CSTEP?

CSTEP is a University Program that provides academic support services and enrichment activities to undergraduate students inter-ested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health related fields or careers in licensed professions. Students are preparedto pursue higher studies and research in the STEM fields.

How can I become part of CSTEP?

Complete the application and hand it to the CSTEP Program Coordinator in Room 144, Lupton Hall.

Download the application.

What are the requirements to become a member of CSTEP?

  • Be enrolled in a degree program at Farmingdale State College
  • Be a member of a historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged group
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.5 or better

CSTEP Activities

  • Guidance and support from faculty
  • Participation in regional and statewide competitions
  • Tutoring help in subject areas
  • Research and internship opportunities
  • Visits to graduate schools
  • Projects at national universities and research labs
  • Conference participation
  • Preparation for licensing exams and entrance exams
  • Participation in industry and technology research
  • Employment placement assistance
  • Opportunities to mentor middle and high school students
  • Paid employment opportunities