School for Scientific Thought

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Program for

High School Student

Experience Type

Academic Preparation


Long-term experience


Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP)

The School for Scientific Thought (SST) provides high school students in grades 9-12 with a unique opportunity to take STEM courses at UCSB. These Saturday science and engineering courses are offered in Fall and Winter Quarters and run for a series of 5-Saturdays between 10 am-12:15 pm. The enrichment courses are designed by graduate students in STEM research specifically for high school students and are free of charge.