2023 STEM 4 PALS Summer Program

June 20-30, 2023

Tuesday - Saturday and Monday - Friday: 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(with scheduled breaks)

STEM 4 PALS is an exciting two-week summer program designed to help you meet Stanislaus State faculty and other students.

STEM 4 PALS will provide in-person learning experiences, engagement with faculty, and peer mentor support. Students will participate in several social and fun science activities. You will receive a tablet as well as a T-shirt, backpack, water bottle, daily lunch, and many more STEM / school supplies.

People setting up telescopes

The benefits of STEM 4 PALS participation are:  

  • Connecting with faculty
  • Meet peers with the same interests 
  • Get exposed to the college learning experience 
  • Connect with peer mentors in the same discipline 


You are encouraged to apply to the STEM 4 PALS if you meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. You have been newly admitted to Stanislaus State as a first-time freshman or you are currently a freshman student moving onto your second-year.
  2. You have declared a major in STEM (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, or Undeclared with a Biology Interest). 
  3. You are a first-generation college student (neither of your parents has earned a bachelor's degree), OR Hispanic, OR from a group traditionally under-represented in STEM, OR low income.

How to Apply

Complete the online Application Form

Please contact us at aspire@csustan.edu for more information or questions. 

Group of students studying and building atomic structures
Group of ASPIRE members and students
People completing an experiment in a lab


Updated: May 01, 2023