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STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Welcome to the College of DuPage (COD) STEM website. This website contains information on the various programs, events, professional development opportunities and everything else related to STEM at COD. Please check back often for updates as events and programs change frequently! 

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Become a STEM Student

COD offers a variety of courses for students interested in STEM.

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STEM Outreach

Join us at a variety of STEM events throughout the year.

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So That Explains it!

STEM Expert Video Series

COD STEM faculty answer your burning questions as part of our So That Explains It! STEM Expert Video Series.

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This family-friendly public outreach event is designed to inspire and educate K-12 students.

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STEM Scholarships

Help fund your college education by applying for one of several STEM scholarships.

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K-12 Teacher Resources

Teachers can attend special meet-and-greets, participate in a think tank and more.

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STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The STEM disciplines have been a major focus over the last decade because of their emphasis on important skills such as problem-solving, gathering and interpreting evidence, and making sense of information. STEM is often referred to in the context of education and integrating disciplines, and it continues to be a key area of focus for job growth and development. As the need for STEM professionals continues to grow, many education institutions are working hard to promote STEM to their own students as well as reach out to the local community.   

The STEM programs at College of DuPage provide you with the academic background and training needed to successfully pursue an advanced degree or career in today's world. These programs cover a wide range of technical fields for every area of interest.

The goal of STEM at COD is to enhance the quality of our STEM instructional and outreach programs and to help current and future COD students prepare for careers in STEM.

Our objectives are threefold:

  1. to develop a series of STEM outreach activities designed for high school students, current COD students, and for the larger community.
  2. to increase enrollments in STEM and Career and Technical Education fields at College of DuPage and maintain or increase persistence in these degrees.
  3. to raise awareness of the numerous STEM programs offered by College of DuPage. 

Many of our STEM programs and events are federally funded. Please refer to specific program and event pages for more information.


Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-3210

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062, (630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email