Accelerate, Retain, Complete with Opportunities and Support


ARCOS offers student support services, academic assistance, and innovative programming to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) students at Miami Dade College Wolfson campus. If you are majoring in these fields, this program was designed to assist you achieve academic success and offer you a wealth of opportunities.

Academic Services

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STEM Student Success Center

The STEM Center is located at Wolfson Campus in room 2214. It offers a place to study, tutoring in math and science, and advice on effective study skills. Visit us and connect to students pursuing similar interests.

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Peer-led Team Learning (PLTL)

Improve your science and math grades by signing up for PLTL when your professor offers it. PLTL are small group sessions that meet on a weekly basis to review course material in a supportive learning environment.

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Specialized Courses

These web-enhanced science courses integrate principles learned in the classroom with hands-on laboratory work. Each course offers project-based learning opportunities geared toward real-world situations.

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Undergraduate Research and Project Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to work with faculty who are involved in research projects in the areas of natural sciences, technology, and engineering. The program runs during the fall and spring terms.

Student Services

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Fast and Furious with Friends and Family (F4)

Through personalized services, F4 offers new students the opportunity to create a strong math foundation, learn to master study habits, and explore the fields of STEM. F4 is offered prior to the start of the fall term.

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Academic Advising and Coaching

Individual advising and coaching offers the support needed to develop a solid academic plan based on your career path. Assistance with goal-setting, academic resources, and career planning are also offered.

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Wolf Pack Mentoring

Join the pack! Peer mentors play the role of both mentors and mentees by receiving guidance from faculty to maintain academic excellence, while supporting first-year-students that are transitioning to college life.

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Events and Workshops

STEMinars, STEM Coffee Hours, video series, and field trips are among the many activities designed to expose you to STEM related topics, research and development, and career opportunities.