The 2021 Summer STEM Institute (SSI) will take place from June 20th to August 1st, 2021. Below is a detailed daily schedule for the program.

Weekday Schedule



Office Hours #1 (optional)

8:30-9:30 AM PT / 11:30-12:30 PM ET

Masterclass Seminar

9:30-10:30 AM PT / 12:30-1:30 PM ET

Programming for Data Science Lecture

10:30-12:00 PM PT / 1:30-3:00 PM ET

Study Break** (optional)

12:00-12:30 PM PT / 3:00-3:30 PM ET

Conducting Data Science Research Lecture

12:30-1:30 PM PT / 3:30-4:30 PM ET

Office Hours #2 (optional)

1:30-2:30 PM PT / 4:30-5:30 PM ET

Discussion Section (optional)

2:30-3:30 PM PT / 5:30-6:30 PM ET

* All SSI events will be recorded. Students with a scheduled conflict or who miss an event can reach out to course staff and request a recording.
** Study Breaks are Ask-Me-Anythings (AMAs) and discussion panels with SSI staff and past student alumni. The purpose of AMAs and panels are for students to take a break while learning from the experiences of staff and past alumni.

Weekend Schedule

Over the weekend, students are encouraged to participate in the weekend challenge competition and submit an entry by Sunday evening. On Sundays, students can attend numerous research workshops which are hosted throughout the day. All weekend events are optional, though students are highly encouraged to participate.

International Time Zones

SSI strives to accommodate for students in international time zones, and lectures and sections are replayed at separate time zones for students with time zone conflicts. If you are an international student with a time zone conflict, you may reach out to for scheduling information based on your time zone.