Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP )

SUNY Potsdam
Postdam, NY.
Type Basic Science Research, Test Preparation, Academic Enrichment, Academic Year Program


The purpose of the program is to increase the number of under-represented minority and low income students pursuing careers in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, health, or the licensed professions.   

Funded by a grant from the New York State Education Department, CSTEP at SUNY Potsdam provides an array of academic and career services designed to meet each student’s individual needs and assist them in achieving a career in their chosen field.



  • Eligibility for CSTEP is determined by the NYSED. To be eligible for CSTEP, an applicant must:
  • Be a resident of New York State, Black, Hispanic, or Native American OR meet income guidelines (below), Possess a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better for continuing SUNY Potsdam students & have an interest in pursuing a career in a CSTEP field

Please contact the program administrator for details on dates, eligibility and deadlines.


More Information

Sean C. Partridge
C-Step Office, CSTEP Office
Postdam, NY 13676
Phone: 315-267-2346
Fax: 315-267-3061