The Nordson STEM Learning Center
The Nordson Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Center is located in the Library on the Oceanside campus. The Nordson STEM Center provides individualized (one-on-one) drop-in tutoring and counseling for students in Chemistry, Physics, Math, Biology, Biotechnology, Physical Science and Computer Science courses.
Students are able to study independently or in group study rooms that can be reserved. Many resources are available including faculty office hours, laptops, textbooks, anatomical and molecular models.
Reserve a Study Room Now!
Special Events and Current Workshops This Week
April 19th at 11am - Counselor Donny is hosting an interactive workshop exploring 4-yr transfer requirements for STEM majors at their universities of choice by learning how to effectively gather pertinent transfer information online. Bring your laptop or borrow one from the STEM Center front desk. This workshop is especially helpful for newer students and for those needing to construct an educational plan. Attendance is limited to ~8 students - first come, first served.
Science Trivia Night!
- April 19th at 7pm - All students, faculty and staff are welcome for Trivia Night! Questions will come from all STEM subjects including but not limited to chemistry, biology, physics, computer science and current events. Do you think your class/group/club can win the competition? Game on!
Bio 110/111 Exam Prep Returns
April 20 - 27 - TASC Biology Tutors return to the STEM Center this week for drop-in BIO110/111 exam prep sessions. Bring your questions and improve your studying! See our calender for specific times.
Drop-In Academic Counseling
- Wednesdays & Thursdays - In collaboration with the MiraCosta Counseling Center, drop-in academic counseling is hosted at the STEM Center specifically for STEM students. Open to all students, no reservations required. Sign up at the front desk; first come, first served. Check the calender for current times and counselers.
For dates and times of all Workshops and events see our calendar
STEM Center News
Attend the STREAM Festival! This saturday from 1 to 4 pm come out and support science education with interactive booths for all ages! More information on the STREAM Festival can be found on MiraCosta's Service Learning page.
STEM Center Online Resources: We're in the process of building online resources for our center, keep an eye on our resources pages as we add new content.
Check Out The Resource Page!
Contact Information, Location, and Hours
Phone: 760.757.2121 x6388
The Nordson STEM Learning Center is located downstairs in the MiraCosta Library on the Oceanside campus.
M-Th: 8am - 9pm
Fri: 8am - 3pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm
- Drop-In Tutoring for STEM Courses by Peer Tutors and Instructional Assistants
- Drop-In STEM Counseling
- Group Study Rooms with Whiteboards and LED Monitors (Reserve a Room Here)
- Check-out STEM Learning Materials and Aids
- Textbooks, Laptops with Course Specific Software, Anatomy and Chemistry Models, and More!
- Independent Study Spaces
- Faculty Office Hours Held in STEM Center
- Student Success Workshops
- STEM Career and Seminar Talks
- Comfortable Seating Area to Build Community Amongst Students
- STEM Social Events to Meet Other Students, Scientists and Professors.