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Changes to Spring Academic Calendar Fordham is modifying its academic calendar in anticipation of a national resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic this winter. Full Details

STEP Activities and Support

As a STEP scholar, you’ll participate in exciting and challenging classes and activities. High school students will receive college counseling and help with applying for financial aid.

STEP Activities:

  • Enrichment classes and laboratories: Advanced work in STEM subjects (mathematics, science, computer science) and English.
  • Special lectures and workshops: Introductions to specialized fields in the health professions, computer science, engineering, law, and others.
  • Tutorials and study groups: Students may receive individual and group tutorials in all subjects.
  • Research: Opportunities to conduct scientific research and present findings to a panel of experts.
  • Internships (for high school students only): Opportunities to gain hands-on experience in STEM fields and other careers.
  • Career activities: Guest speakers, field trips, career testing, and conferences.
  • College counseling and support: Preparation for the SAT, academic, career, and financial aid support. Students receive individualized counseling for the college and high school selection process.
  • Cultural and recreational activities: Classroom academics are enhanced by field trips to colleges and universities, museums, research facilities, theaters, and other cultural institutions.