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!***Hurry! Book a group study room for finals week now before they are all taken! ***
Special Events and Current Workshops This Week
Professional Development Event: "Link to San Diego: Life Sciences"
- Wednesday, May 16th - Looking to land a job in San Diego’s life sciences industry? Join us May 16 at MiraCosta College's Cafe for a panel discussion and networking reception to learn about how to prepare for a meaningful career in the life sciences. Local industry reps will tell their career development stories, share their insights and speak about what drives them in their day-to-day. Students of all backgrounds and disciplines are encouraged to attend this free event. (Pizza included!). RSVP Requred.
Biology Exam Prep Returns!
- May 11-24th - Join Bio110/111 TASC tutors at the STEM Center for drop-in exam prep just in time for finals! Check the calender for all 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
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.