There is no STEP Saturday Learning Academy on Saturday 11/25!

  • The next STEP event is the Student Leadership Conference on Saturday, 12/2/17!
  • There are no group study or tutoring sessions between 11/20 – 11/26!

STEP is still accepting applications! Do you know anyone in 7th – 12th grade who would be interested in participating? Click here to open the application PDF.

(Saturday 12/2) Student LEadership Conference

The Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP) at Syracuse University is hosting a Student Leadership Conference on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

  • Open to all students in grades 9-12. STEP and non-STEP students
  • Saturday 12/2/17

Register Online:

STEP Spring 2018 Calendar:

The Spring 2018 Calendar is available online here: Spring 2018 Program Calendar

Please keep scrolling! We have a number of exciting events and opportunities listed below!

(Ongoing) Tutoring – Group Study & Individual Requests!

  • There are no Group Study sessions or individual Tutoring sessions between Monday 11/20 – Sunday 11/26. Happy Holidays!
  • Group Tutoring / Study sessions will meet throughout the week with different subjects meeting on different days.
  • Individual Tutoring is available by request! Please request tutoring and provide availability options and STEP will confirm as soon as you are scheduled!

(Practice Test 12/3) ACT Prep Class with Dan Bacich! – LSB 105

  • Open to all students in grades 10 – 12!
  • Final session, Practice Test is on Sunday 12/3!
  • Sunday 12/3 will be a full practice exam in LSB 105 from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Register Online:

(NEW DATE: 11/30/17) Honest Conversations Part 2! [Parent Workshop]

  • Open to all parents/guardians of STEP Scholars!
  • Thursday 11/30/17 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Sims Hall 319
  • Join us for the second part of the Honest Conversations workshop series!

Register Online:

(Saturday 12/9) Writing & Performance Workshops

  • This is a Community Folk Art Center and Writing Our Lives event.
  • Saturday 12/9/17 – 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Workshop for High school students: “Crafting Poetic Monologues for the Stage”
  • Attendees should dress comfortably and bring along a pen/pencil, paper, and your imagination!

Register By Email to Tamar Smithers:

Register by calling: (315) 442-2230



  • STEP Absence Form 2017/2018 – If your student is going to be absent or late, please use the student absentee form to notify STEP. You can use this to report any absences from any of our STEP activities and events.

Can We Text You?

  • To opt-in to receive texts from STEP please text “alert” to 22300
    • Texting allows the program to send quick reminders about upcoming events & deadlines to you and your family.
      • The STEP program makes an effort to contact our program scholars, parents & guardians on a regular basis with both STEP updates and external opportunities that we believe may interest you and your families. The bulk of our communication will be sent via email and/or snail mail.
  • We will NOT spam text you and will only send out key deadlines and information using the service.