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(STEM)² Program: Cypress College currently has a partnership with California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), which is designed to increase student participation, persistence and success in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The (STEM)2 Program is intended to create opportunities for you to become more informed about science study and diverse career choices. This program will help you succeed in our science programs and prepare you to transfer to a four-year university.

A2MEND, the African American Male Education Network and Development organization, supports the interest and success of African American students, faculty, staff, and administrators at California’s community colleges.

Honors / Service Learning: Enrich your education, take small classes with service learning experiences, enhanced research opportunities and field trips.

International Students: We welcome your application to our college.

Legacy Program: Learn through collaborative activities drawn from the African-American experience.

Puente Project: Gain skills and information to succeed while exploring the rich Latino culture.

Rising Scholars Program: The Rising Scholars (formerly LIFE) Program strives to support formerly-incarcerated, system-impacted, and substance abuse recovery students, so that they successfully achieve and exceed their goals through the vehicle of higher education. 

Study Abroad: Earn college credit while studying and traveling abroad.

Tech Prep: Combine your secondary and college education in selected Career Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Veterans Resource Center: The VRC and Cypress College Veterans Organization (CCVO) is the primary campus advocate for military and veteran students.