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Fly In/Out Diversity Programs

Fly In/Out Diversity Programs

Amherst College

Diversity Open House (DIVOH)
Students selected to visit Amherst for a DIVOH weekend will receive 100% of round-trip transportation costs (airline, bus, or train) for DIVOH attendance and will be hosted on campus by current students. Typically, seventy-five percent of the students who attend one of our DIVOH programs choose to apply to Amherst, although they are under no obligation to do so. A fee waiver of the $60 application fee is provided to all students invited to attend a DIVOH weekend. Some students who apply to the Open House will also receive a waiver for the Amherst College $60 application fee in order to encourage their applications to Amherst, regardless of whether they are invited to attend the Open House.
Eligibility: High school students who are U.S. Citizens or permanent residents
Application requirements: Online application, high school transcripts, and a copy of your standardized test results
Application Deadline: This deadline has passed
Program Date:
Saturday, October 11 – Sunday, October 12, 2014

Barnard College

Barnard Bound
The Barnard Bound program allows interested students a weekend on campus at Barnard, as well as a tour of NYC. Students must fill out an application, and receive a nomination from their guidance counselor or college access mentor. Applicants who live outside of the NYC metropolitan region and demonstrate financial need may be eligible to have their transportation costs covered.
Eligibility: High school seniors who identify as students of color or students who cannot afford to visit the campus themselves
Application Requirements: Online application, counselor nomination, and high school transcripts
Application Deadline: Friday, June 13th, 2014
Program Date: 
(BARNARD BOUND – for students admitted to the Barnard Bound program)
Monday, October 13, 2014 (OPEN HOUSE – All Barnard Bound participants will be automatically registered to attend our Open House.) If your student is not selected to attend Barnard Bound, she may register for the Open House only on our Open House RSVP page, which will be available at the end of August. 

Brandeis University 

SEED: Students Exploring and Embracing Diversity 
Founded on the principles of pluralism, tolerance and inclusion, Brandeis is a place where exceptional young minds from diverse backgrounds come together to form a unique and vibrant campus community. Students Exploring and Embracing Diversity (SEED) will shed light on multiculturalism and social justice at our dynamic university.
SEED attendees will stay on campus for a weekend of specialized academic programming and community building. Participants will also attend Fall Preview Day on Sunday, which is open to all prospective students and their families. SEED aims to expose students from diverse backgrounds to the overall Brandeis experience by highlighting on-campus resources that focus on multiculturalism and social justice.
Students who attend SEED will have a chance to:
Meet current Brandeis student leaders and distinguished faculty
Stay overnight in a residence hall with current students
Connect with the Brandeis Intercultural Center and a number of Brandeis’s arts- and culture-related student clubs
Learn more about the admissions process and join an application workshop led by admissions staff
Attend an optional interview with admissions staff and alumni
Eligibility: Students must be rising high school seniors and currently reside in the United States to be eligible to attend SEED. Preference will be given to students who are underrepresented in higher education, including first-generation, low-income, and minority students.
Application Requirements: Submit an online application and high school transcripts
Application Deadline: September 15
Program Date: November 7-9, 2014

Bucknell University 

Journey to Bucknell
Experience life as a Bucknell student by visiting us and staying overnight in one of our residence halls.
explore our beautiful campus
attend fall Open House to learn more about your academic and social opportunities
meet faculty, staff, and current Bucknell students
Find out about our academic programs and campus life. Hear about the ways our students learn, grow and become prepared to succeed throughout their lives. Visit campus, and find out whether you and Bucknell are right for each other.
Eligibility: To be eligible for the program, you must be enrolled in an academically rigorous program of study with a minimum unweighted grade point average of 3.3 and must have taken the ACT, PSAT or SAT. Counselors can nominate students through our online form now through October 31. Counselors, we appreciate your assistance in identifying students you think will benefit from the program and look forward to welcoming them to campus in the fall.
Application Requirements: Online application, counselor nomination, and high school transcripts
Application Deadline: October 13th, 2014
Program Date: November 9-10, 2014

Carleton College 

Taste of Carleton
We are pleased to invite high school senior students to sample one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges! Nestled in historic Northfield, MN, Carleton College is home to some of the most exceptional professors and extraordinary students in the country. Our students represent all 50 states, as well as nearly three dozen foreign countries. In addition, 25% of our students identify as people of color, and an additional 10% of our student body comes to us from outside the U.S. We value diversity of all types on campus, and as an institution we strive to ensure that we have a student body representative of as many different backgrounds as possible.
As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity, Carleton hosts a number of programs for traditionally underrepresented students. The Taste of Carleton (TOC) program offers students a chance to get just that—a taste of Carleton College! This all expenses paid program brings roughly 60 students to campus for three days and two nights. TOC is open to all prospective high school seniors, but the selection committee will prioritize students from traditionally under-represented backgrounds. Students of color, first-generation college students, and low-income students are particularly encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application and upload your transcripts
Application Deadline: Out-of-state residents – September 10, Minnesota residents – September 30
Program Date: October 30 – November 1, 2014

Colby College

Experience Colby
Colby values diversity of all kinds and seeks to enroll students who also value diversity. If this describes you, we want you to consider a visit to campus—for FREE. Through our overnight campus visit program, Experience Colby, we do our best to make it possible for interested high school seniors to come for a visit regardless of financial circumstances. However, you must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident to be considered.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Online application with supplemental transcripts and test scores
Application Deadline: 
Experience Colby September: 5 p.m. (EST) on Friday, August 22nd
Experience Colby October: 5 p.m. (EST) on Friday, Sept. 19
Program Date: 
Experience Colby September: Sunday, Sept. 28 – Tuesday, Sept. 30
Experience Colby October: Sunday, Oct. 26 – Tuesday, Oct. 28

Connecticut College

Explore Weekend
Explore Weekend is a program for high school seniors from underrepresented groups and those committed to issues of diversity. Over three days, you will get a sneak peak at a challenging liberal arts environment and learn about campus resources for students of color.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Online application with supplemental counselor/teacher recommendation and transcripts
Application Deadline: October 15, 2014
Program Date: November 8-10, 2014

Dartmouth College

Summer Bound Program
The Dartmouth Bound STEM Program provides participants with insight into what life is like at Dartmouth, as well as information about the admissions and financial aid process. Program highlights include seminars, tours, and financial aid workshops. All students accepted into the program have their transportation costs covered.
Eligibility: Participants must have a teacher or mentor recommend them for the program.
Application Requirements: Online application and mentor recommendation
Application Deadline: June 16th 
Program Date: July 27th – 30th, 2014

Franklin and Marshall

Collegiate Leadership Summit
The Collegiate Leadership Summit is a two day program that provides selected delegates an opportunity to develop their leadership skills while interacting with F&M community members and experiencing college life in a highly selective liberal arts environment. Delegates will also demonstrate their leadership skills through an admission interview and group activities. The cost of travel and attendance is covered by the college.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.3 GPA, come from a background underrepresented in higher education, and demonstrate leadership in their school or community
Application Requirements: Must be nominated by a counselor, teacher, or after-school program staff member, and fill out an online application
Application Deadline:
The nomination deadline for the Fall Session 1 program is Friday, September 5th, 2014.
The nomination deadline for the Fall Session 2 program is Friday,, October 3rd, 2014.
Program Date:
* Fall Session 1: Sunday, September 28th to Tuesday, September 30th
* Fall Session 2: Sunday, November 2nd to Tuesday, November 4th

George Washington University

“Your GW” Open House Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion
The “Your GW” Open House program includes spending the night on campus with a current student host, engaging with a faculty member during a college class, learning firsthand about the GW student experience, hearing from recent alumni about benefits of a GW education, and having an opportunity to interview with an admissions representative. Each event will include campus tours, an information session, as well as opportunities to meet with admissions staff members, administrators, faculty, and students.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Online application form and Program Agreement and Response forms
Application Deadline:
The registration deadline for the first Open House is Wednesday, October 15, 2014.
The registration deadline for the second Open House is Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
Program Date:
First “Your GW” Open House is Thursday, October 23 – Friday, October 24, 2014.
Second “Your GW” Open House is Thursday, November 13 – Friday, November 14, 2014.

Grinnell College

Diversity Leaders Program
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Online application
Application Deadline: September 1, 2014
Program Date: September 28 – 29, 2014

Gustavus Adolphus

Fly-in Program
The fly-in program is intended to help students when the travel costs would be prohibitive.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Complete an online application to the school as well as a fly-in program application
Application Deadline: Varies
Program Date: Varies

Hamilton College

Diversity Overnight Program
The diversity overnight program is intended to offer underrepresented students the opportunity to get acquainted with Hamilton College.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application and submit your high school transcripts
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA

Harvey Mudd College

Fall Future Achievers in Science and Technology (FAST) Program
The FAST program is intended to allow underrepresented students a chance to experience Harvey Mudd College. Participants of Fall FAST will stay overnight in one of our residence halls, take campus tours (both at HMC and through our sister schools at the Claremont Consortium), sit in on classes, complete an interview with the Office of Admission, participate in a hands-on engineering workshop, and much more. There will also be discussions on admission policies, financial aid opportunities, campus resources, and the benefits of pursuing a tech degree at a liberal arts college.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application
Application Deadline: Friday, August 22nd
Program Date: October 2-4, 2014

Haverford College

Multicultural Scholars Experience 
The Multicultural Scholars Experience is a program designed to help prospective students from diverse backgrounds become acquainted with the academic and social opportunities at Haverford. The program gives students the opportunity to interact with professors, audit classes, learn about multiculturalism on campus, hear current Haverfordians’ perspectives, and to immerse themselves in the Haverford experience.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application
Application Deadline: October 10th, 2014
Program Date: October 26-28, 2014

Holy Cross College

Perspectives Overnight Program
Perspectives is an overnight program for high school seniors who are interested in learning about diversity and multiculturalism at Holy Cross. Students will be introduced to the multiplicity of people, faiths, viewpoints and ideas that exist at Holy Cross and have the opportunity to discuss their views during classes and panel discussions alongside current students and faculty. They will also have a chance to tour our campus, spend the night in one of our residence halls and eat in Kimball Dining Hall. Ultimately, we hope students will gain a deeper understanding of the College’s diverse community and the many opportunities it has to offer.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA

Hope College

Fly-In Weekend
The Fly-in Weekend is from Thursday evening through Saturday morning, and is an outstanding mixture of academic life and the social scene at Hope College, with a combination of weekday and weekend opportunities.
Visiting students are paired with a Hope student host for the trip, and they will stay overnight with their host in one of Hope’s residential facilities both Thursday & Friday night. During the day on Friday, participants attend a Visit Day program including a tour, class visit, academic departmental sessions and may request a personal interview (optional) or other individual appointments.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Online application
Application Deadline: November 1, 2014
Program Date: Thursday-Saturday, November 13-15, 2014

Illinois Wesleyan

Titan Weekend
This weekend event is an opportunity for prospective students to experience life as an Illinois Wesleyan student! Attendees will have the opportunity to visit classes, meet with professors, sample campus food options, attend an on-campus student activity and stay overnight with a current student host.
Eligibility: Prospective students
Application Requirements: Application and transcript for admission to the university
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: 
October 24-25, 2014
February 6-7, 2015
March 20-21, 2015
April 10-11, 2015

Johns Hopkins University

H.O.M.E. Program
The HOME Program is intended to allow students of color an opportunity to acquaint themselves with the campus life available at Johns Hopkins University. Check the link in the next few weeks for access to their 2013 application.
Eligibility: High school senior
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA
Kalamazoo College

Multicultural Fly-In Program
If you are a high school senior of multicultural background, Kalamazoo invites you to spend a few days on our campus learning more about our dynamic campus community. Kalamazoo College is an increasingly diverse liberal arts college with a focus on challenging academics and experiential education. Our first-year class is our most diverse to date, comprised of 28% domestic students of color, 8% international students and 41% students from outside of Michigan.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Fill out an online application and submit your high school transcripts
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA

Kenyon College

Cultural Connections Programs
During the Cultural Connections program you will spend a weekend interacting with current Kenyon students and faculty who may share similar cultural backgrounds with you, and will certainly share your interests. You will also explore the Kenyon community inside and outside of the classroom in interactive ways that will allow you to clearly decipher the role of diversity at Kenyon. Spaces are limited. Please contact Kim Totman at 740-427-5778 to make reservations.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Contact the college for additional information
Application Deadline: Complete a travel grant application
Program Date:
CULTURAL CONNECTIONS I: OVERNIGHT VISIT PROGRAM – NOVEMBER 1-3, 2014
CULTURAL CONNECTIONS II: OVERNIGHT VISIT PROGRAM – DECEMBER 7-8, 2014

Lafayette College

Our Beloved Community (OBC) Symposium
Our Beloved Community is named for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of a society that embraces each of its members, not merely putting aside but rather understanding and celebrating their differences. Lafayette College will engage both prospective and current Lafayette students in powerful, enlightening, and, at times, challenging discussions on many forms of diversity and citizenship. The college seeks a limited number of students nationwide to join them in this celebratory event that will also provide firsthand exposure to the dynamism and collaborative quest for intellectual growth that characterizes the Lafayette experience.
Eligibility: Current and prospective students
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Program Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014

Lehigh University

Diversity Achievement Program
Lehigh University believes in creating a vibrant campus community. Remaining steadfast in our commitment to promote and sustain a diverse student body, DAP provides select high school seniors interested in a culturally based program the opportunity to immerse themselves in life at Lehigh for two days and one night. Program details will become available in August; each year DAP is held in October in conjunction with Senior Open House.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Will be announced in August
Program Date: October

Lewis and Clark College

LEAD Program
Visit campus at the College’s expense, meet current students and faculty, participate in leadership development activities, sit in on classes, spend the night in a residence hall, taste the food, have an admissions interview, and experience life at Lewis & Clark College firsthand.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Fall 2014 (TBA)
Program Date: November 2014 (TBA)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Weekend Immersion in Science and Engineering (WISE)
MIT is pleased to invite rising seniors to apply to the Weekend Immersion in Science & Engineering (WISE), which will take place twice during the fall semester: Sunday, September 21st through Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 and again from Sunday, October 5th through Tuesday, October 7th, 2014. MIT has provided two opportunities to attend WISE to accommodate students’ schedules. You will indicate which program you would like to be considered for on the WISE application. Over the course of WISE, you will have the chance to attend classes, tour the campus, meet with professors, visit labs, stay with a current MIT student, and attend workshops to give you a glimpse of what life at MIT is really like.
If you are interested in visiting MIT, but cannot participate in either program, you can participate in the Shadow-A-Student Program. Registration for a shadow visit is done online via your MyMIT account; please note, you must register for this program at least two weeks in advance of your visit. For more information about Shadow-A-Student, go to the Visiting Campus section of our website.
If you have any questions about the weekend, please feel free to contact the program coordinators at wiseatmit@mit.edu or (617) 258-5526.
Eligibility: Rising high school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application and medical release form, located at the WISE program website (listed above).
Application Deadline: July 28th 
Program Date: September 21-September 23, 2014 and October 5-October 7, 2014.
Miami U. at Oxford

Bridges at Miami University
Students who successfully complete the program, are accepted for Fall 2014 admission, and enroll at Miami University’s Oxford campus will receive a $10,000 scholarship awarded only to Bridges students
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: 
Session I: October 26-27, 2014
Session II: November 2-3, 2014
Session III: November 9-10, 2014
Session IV: November 16-17, 2014

Middlebury College

Discover Middlebury
The visit is open to seniors from traditionally under-represented groups: African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, and American Indian students; students (regardless of ethnicity) with demonstrated financial hardship; and students who are first in their families to pursue a four-year college education. Unfortunately, international students or those living outside of the country cannot participate in this program.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014
Program Date: October 19-21, 2014


Mt. Holyoke College

Focus on Diversity
During this overnight program high school juniors and seniors will be able to participate in activities designed to explore many aspects of pluralism. Program events include a panel discussion, identity workshop, and an evening cultural performance. You will also take a campus tour and have the opportunity to stay overnight in a residence hall with a current Mount Holyoke student who you will shadow on Monday.
Eligibility: High school juniors and seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Monday, October 27
Program Date: November 2-3, 2014
Oberlin College

Multicultural Visit Program
The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is an all-expenses-paid campus visit program for students of color. To qualify, a student must be of color (African American, Asian/Pacific American, Latino/a, Native American) and interested in a liberal arts education. It is highly selective, seeking students serious about Oberlin and their education.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Deadlines

Program Date Application Due
October 10-12 September 16
November 7-9 October 14
December 5-7 November 11

Pitzer College

The Diversity Program at Pitzer
The Diversity Program at Pitzer is an all-expense-paid program designed specifically for students from underrepresented racial and cultural backgrounds. The program provides an opportunity to experience the distinct atmosphere that sets Pitzer apart from other colleges. Students will attend a class, spend two nights in a residence hall, dine on campus, and interact with current students, faculty and staff. To inquire about the program, please contact the Office of Admission and ask for the Diversity Program Coordinator.
Eligibility: Underrepresented high school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application with an updated high school transcript
Application Deadline: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Program Date: Thursday, OCT. 23 – Saturday, OCT. 25

Pomona College

Overnight Stays
Prospective students who are in their senior year of high school and transfer applicants may arrange to stay overnight in a residence hall as the guest of a current student. An overnight visit provides one of the best ways to see Pomona up close. Visitors will be provided a visitor’s ID and meal passes for the dining halls, passes for the libraries and athletic facilities, as well as cots and linens. Visitors may accompany their hosts to classes or select classes of interest from course schedules available in the Office of Admissions.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an overnight waiver form and inquire with the admissions office
Application Deadline: Deadlines depend on date of arrival, contact admissions office for details
Program Date: Fall Overnight Stays begin September 30th and end December 5th. (Sunday-Thursday)

Puget Sound

Fall Campus Day
Fall Campus Day is a great way to get acquainted with Puget Sound! You and your family will learn about our outstanding faculty, students, and academic programs. You’ll also get a chance to see our lovely campus and meet our current students. Please use the 2012 schedule as guide for what is offered during Fall Campus Day. Registration will open soon!
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA

Reed College

Reed Overnight Multicultural Experience (ROME)
Each year, the Reed Admission Office offers domestic high school seniors from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds (African-American, Latino/a, Asian-American, Native American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander) an opportunity to apply for a fly-in program called Reed Overnight Multicultural Experience. In 2014, the program will take place in late October, and the application will be posted in August. To be notified when the application is posted online, please join our mailing list.
Eligibility: High school seniors from a historically underrepresented racial or ethnic background
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA, but it will take place in late October

Rensselaer Polytechnic

The Fall Program
An opportunity to get to know the flavor of Rensselaer among other like minded students. Participants will get a chance to see what life on campus is like while engaging in class discussions, faculty interviews, and overnight visits in our dormitories.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: Monday, July 21, 2014*
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Thursday, July 31, 2014*
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Friday, August 1, 2014
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Scripps College

Multicultural Outreach
Travel grants are available on a case-by-case basis for students who live more than 150 miles from campus and who need financial assistance to get to campus. Discover Scripps applicants must submit an unofficial high school transcript and some form of standardized testing (PSAT, SAT Reasoning, ACT, and/or SAT Subject Tests)
Eligibility: Female high school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an unofficial high school transcript, test scores, and an online application
Application Deadline: Case by Case
Program Date: Case by Case

Smith College

Women of Distinction Program
The Women of Distinction program for high school seniors highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Asian American, Latina and Native American students. Participants in this three-day program will explore Smith College and determine whether it might be an appropriate college choice for them. Students will live in campus houses, experience the academic and social life at Smith and attend panels and workshops on student life and the college admission process.
Eligibility: Female high school seniors from a traditionally underrepresented ethnic or racial background
Application Requirements: Submit an online application and supplemental materials listed on Smith’s website
Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (application will be available starting in August)
Program Date: October 17-19, 2014

Swarthmore College

Discover Swarthmore 
Discover Swarthmore! 2014 is Swarthmore College’s all-expenses paid* overnight weekend program for top high school students. This year, DS is scheduled for September 18th-20th . Prospective students will get a first-hand look at Swarthmore as they attend classes, stay with current students in the dorms, eat in the dining hall, and enjoy a candid view of campus life. Prospective students will also hear from faculty, staff, alumni, and current Swarthmore students through a series of panel discussions.
We invite anyone interested in Swathmore to apply to Discover Swarthmore, though preference will be given to students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and to students who are the first-generation in their family to attend college.
*The Admissions Office will cover all transportation, meal, and on-campus housing expenses for students invited to attend the program.
Eligibility: High school seniors from traditionally underrepresented ethnic or racial backgrounds
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: August 22, 2014
Program Date: TBA
Trinity College

Preview Weekend
On Sunday, November 10, through Monday, November 11, Trinity College is sponsoring PREVIEW WEEKEND, an overnight program designed to give seniors in high school an opportunity to explore both the academic and social aspects of the Trinity community, with a focus on the experiences of our students of color. Visiting students enjoy observing classes, meeting faculty and students, attending campus events, and interviewing with a member of our staff at one of the nation’s most prestigious liberal arts colleges.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: TBA, available in early August
Program Date: Sunday, November 9tMonday, November 10

Tufts University

Voices of Tufts: The University Experience 
The Tufts University fly-in program requires that students click on the above link and create an account online to view their admissions and eligibility requirements.
University of Rochester

Multicultural Visitation Program (MVP)
MVP brings together high school seniors from diverse backgrounds and allows them to experience Rochester on a more personal level. Admission to MVP is a competitive process that will consider your academic and personal qualities. Experience living and dining on campus; stay overnight in a residence hall with a student host; learn about various opportunities for research, student services, our advising program, athletics, etc.; participate in discussions with current students about the college experience and learn about the many opportunities available for undergraduates; and interact with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Eligibility: High school seniors from diverse backgrounds
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014
Program Date: Sunday, November 9 – Monday, November 10, 2014

University of Vermont

Discovering UVM
This program, geared toward high school seniors from underrepresented groups, welcomes students from as close as Vermont to as far away as the Dominican Republic. Let us assist you with your college search — explore academic and extracurricular offerings at UVM. Spend two days in our residence halls with a UVM student host, attend a class, and learn about the college application process. Discovering UVM participants will receive free room and board for the program. Applicants may apply for a travel grant to help with the cost of traveling to UVM. Join us!
Eligibility: High school seniors from traditionally underrepresented groups
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Program Date:
Complete the application by:
October 3 for October 19
October 10 for October 26
October 17 for November 2
Fall 2014 Discovering UVM dates:
October 19–21, 2014
October 26–28, 2014
November 2–4, 2014

Wellesley College

Discover Wellesley
Because we’re sort of mysterious. And because we attract people who think for themselves and do a lot of research before they make gigantic, life-altering decisions.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: Registration will open in mid-August
Program Date: Sunday & Monday, October 19 – 20, 2013


Wesleyan University

Fall Open House Programs
The Office of Admission funds a Transportation Assistance Program (TAP), which provides an all-expenses-paid visit to campus (including transportation, accommodations and meals) for a select number of high school seniors interested in participating in one of our annual Open House Programs. During the visit, students will have the opportunity to visit classes, meet current students, speak with faculty, and explore the campus community.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Must submit a variety of transcripts and resources, and an online application
Application Deadline: 
Forms due September 26th for the October 12-13 Columbus Day Open House Program
Forms due October 24th for the November 10-11 Veterans Day Open House Program
Program Date(s): 
Columbus Day Open House October 12-13, 2014
Veterans Day Open House November 10-11, 2014 
Whitman College

Visit Scholarship Program 
Whitman College seeks to bring students whose backgrounds and experiences offer varying perspectives on living and learning in a multicultural world to our campus.
Eligibility: High school seniors from underrepresented backgrounds
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: September 30th, 2014
Program Date: November 10-12

Williams College

Windows on Williams
Every fall, through Windows on Williams, the College offers roughly 150 low-income, first-generation and underrepresented high school seniors a three-day, all-expenses paid trip to the college. Participants are able to attend classes, meet professors and current students, and experience life as a Williams student first-hand. To inquire about the program, please contact the Admission Office and ask for the Diversity Recruitment Director.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application
Application Deadline: TBA
Program Date: TBA

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

Discover: The Diversity Experience at WPI
The WPI Undergraduate Admissions Office invites African American, Latino, Native American, as well as students interested in diversity to attend WPI for a special overnight visit. Discover: The Diversity Experience is designed to allow prospective students to discover the vast opportunities WPI has to offer in the form of academics, social life and most of all the unique multicultural experience at WPI. Click on the link above for more information and to create an account and application.
Eligibility: High School Senior
Application Requirements: Online application and high school transcript
Application Deadline: October 27, 2014
Program Date: November 10-11, 2014

Yale University

Multicultural Open House/Fly-in Program
The Multicultural Open House is a one-day fall program that introduces prospective students to Yale’s academic programs, campus life, admissions process and financial aid resources. The Fly-in Program is for admitted students who demonstrate significant financial need. Students who qualify for the Fly-in Program are provided a travel stipend to attend the admitted student weekend in the spring.
Eligibility: High school seniors
Application Requirements: Submit an online application