Featured Events

August 23rd: Fall semester begins

October 19th: Chemistry Science Saturday

October 21-25th: National Chemistry Week "Marvelous Metals"

Latest Chemistry Video

Women in Chemistry: Heroes of the Periodic Table

Upcoming Seminars

Aug 30th: Brittany Fentress, M.A., California State University Stanislaus

"Stan State Study Abroad Opportunities"

Sept 6th: Dr. Alberto A. Rascón Jr., San José State Unviersity


Sept 20th: Renee Engle-Goodner, THC Analytical.


Sept 27th: Dr. James Caras, Catalyst Education, LLC.

"Careers and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education STEM Ed Tech: Innovation at the Intersection of Teaching and Technology"

Oct 4th: Dr. Liang Xue, University of the Pacific


Oct 11th: Dr. Sapana Shedge, UC Merced


Oct 18th: José R. Partida, UAG School of Medicine


Nov 1st: Dr. Eric Menke, UC Merced


Nov 8th: Dr. Marcel Hetu, Agilent Technologies, San Francisco


Dec 6th: Dr. Eva De Alba, UC Merced



Outstanding Chapter Award Received by the ACS

The Warriors Chemistry Club, an ACS student affiliate chapter, received an Commendable Chapter Award for their work done during the 2017-2018 academic year. The club was recognized in the November/December issue of inChemistry magazine and at the 257rd ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Congratulations!


The Department of Chemistry offers programs of study for students seeking the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Students may also elect to complete a concentration in Environmental Sciences or a Teaching Credential as part of their degree program. Students should consult with their department adviser to determine which degree and program is best suited to their career objectives.

The Chemistry Department is well equipped with modern instrumentation and facilities. Check out our inventory.

Welcome Potluck for new students and parents




Chemistry #StanGrads to PhD Programs

Congratulations 2019 Chemistry #StanGrad students Patricia Ayson and José Godínez on your acceptances to graduate school!! Patricia was admitted to the Organic Chemistry PhD program at University of Notra Dame and José was admitted to the Physical Chemistry PhD program at University of Southern California. Good job!!!


2019- International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

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