SERC students on the steps of the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

Expand your academic experience at CMU by living and learning alongside other STEM students. Enjoy a welcoming environment designed to support your academic success and personal growth during your time at CMU.

As a resident in the Science & Engineering Residential College you'll enjoy:
  • Increased interactions with STEM faculty, professionals, and alumni
  • Personalized student support services such as tutoring, academic advising, and study abroad exploration
  • Peer support from upper-class SERC mentors living in the residential college
  • Academic field trips to various locations worldwide (previous trips have included, but are not limited to, Chicago, Washington D.C., & Paris, France)
  • Career-related programs exploring a variety of STEM careers
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Priority registration for your CMU classes
There are NO ADDITIONAL FEES to live in the Science & Engineering Residential College