Collegiate STEM Institute (CSI)

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CSI is a four-week summer bridge program for incoming TAMU-CC freshmen and transfer students who plan to major in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), Kinesiology, Nursing, or Health Sciences.

Upon completing the CSI, participants will be eligible to receive a $600 stipend.

CSI students will...

  • Become acquainted with the campus, its staff, and its faculty.
  • Take part in engaging STEM activities led by faculty and staff.
  • Learn strategies beneficial to new college students.
  • Participate in volunteer service activities.
  • Attend the Personal Financial Education Bootcamp

Requirements & Expectations

To be accepted into the CSI, participants must...

  • Enroll in TAMU-CC for the Fall of 2023 semester
  • Be a freshmen or transfer student in the Fall of 2023
  • Plan to major in STEM+ field of study, including...
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Engineering
    • Math
    • Kinesiology
    • Nursing
    • Health Sciences

CSI participants are expected to...

  • Attend all CSI sessions
  • Provide their own internet connection and electronic device for the Virtual CSI.
  • Follow the rules and regulations outlined in the Collegiate STEM Institute Handbook.
  • Complete all required components including:
    • STEM activities
    • Volunteer service activities
    • Personal Financial Education Bootcamp 

Take a Look at the CSI program

CSI participants aboard a boat during a field trip to the Center for Coastal Studies Laguna Madre field station.

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