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STEM Learning Lab

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is a national initiative to prepare Americans for today’s and tomorrow’s jobs – and to ensure that our country remains a leader in technology and innovation.

The AHC STEM Center is a focal point for student learning.  Located on the Santa Maria Campus, it provides students with a collaborative space which encourages student-to-student interaction.  Students can utilize free drop-in tutoring, study spaces, and other learning resources.

Resources available

  • Six computer workstations – internet access
  • Study space
  • Wireless internet access
  • Small STEM Library
  • STEM Tutors

Equipment/software available

  • Anatomy Microscopic Review CD
  • Anatomy Models 
    • Dis-articulated Skeleton
    • Dis-articulated Skull
    • Standing Skeleton
    • Human Brain
    • Neuron
    • Knee Joint
    • Muscle--Full Body
    • Inner Ear
  • Stellarium Software
  • XNA Software
  • Code Blocks Software
  • Eclipse Software
  • Java Development Kit
  • Visual Studio Software
  • Google Earth Software
  • Google Chrome
  • Geology Rock  Study Sets
  • Topographic Maps
  • Head Phones
  • Calculators
    • Graphing
    • Scientific

contact information

Meet with a MESA/STEM Counselor

Location: STEM Center located on the Santa Maria Campus, in building W, Room 22.
Phone Number: 1-805-922-6966 ext. 3557


Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Summer  Hours 

Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday: Closed