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Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)

STEP at a Glance

What is STEP?

STEP is a University Program that provides academic support services and enrichment activities to students in grade 7-12. Students acquire the skills necessary for entry programs in science, engineering, technology, health-related fields and licensed professions.

How can I become part of STEP?

Complete the application and hand it to the STEP Program Coordinator at your school.

Click here for the application.

What are the requirements to become a member of STEP?

  • Be enrolled in grade 7-12
  • Be a member of a historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged group
  • Have an overall GPA of 75 or better

When and where will the STEP Program be conducted during the academic year?

The program will be conducted on Saturdays from 9:30AM to 1:30PM at Lupton Hall, Farmingdale State College.

How will the students get to Farmingdale State College to attend STEP?

STEP buses will take the students to and from the college. Your STEP Program Coordinator will give you the bus schedules.

STEP Activities

  • Saturday academy in Science and Technology
  • After school programs in Mathematics, Science and English
  • School projects in Science and Technology for regional and statewide competitions
  • Special tutoring in Mathematics, Science and English
  • Enrichment activities
  • Summer Programs in Science and Technology
  • Prep classes for SAT, PSAT
  • College visits
  • Field trips to industry
  • Guided research/internship
  • LI STEP Consortium activities
  • Programs for STEP parents
  • Mentoring by STEP students
  • Farmingdale conference on Science and Technology
  • Statewide STEP Conference