Eligibility for the Program

You must me these qualifications: 

  • New York State resident 
  • Full-time OCC student (taking 12 credit hours or more)
  • In good academic standing
  • Historically underrepresented
    • African-American or Black
    • Hispanic/Latino
    • Native American
    • OR economically disadvantaged by NYS standards
  • Major/career in a STEM field and/or a licensed profession (nursing, human services, business administration, computer science, etc.)

CSTEP Eligible Majors

This list includes A.A.S., A.S., and Certifications broken out by School.