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Graduate School Preview/Recruitment Weekends and Visitation Programs

Travel expenses and meals are usually covered if selected to attend. 

Also see a list of visitation programs compiled by McNairScholars.com

Columbia University - EngAGE
February 27 – March 1, 2014
Deadline to apply: January 20, 2014

Cornell University – Diversity Hosting Weekend for Prospective Graduate Students
October 18-20, 2013
Deadline to apply: September 3, 2013

Georgia Institute of Technology – FOCUS Program
January 16–19, 2014
Deadline to apply: December 1, 2013 

Indiana University Bloomington – “Getting You Into IU”  
October 12-14, 2014
Deadline to apply: September 5, 2014

North Carolina State University – Visit NC State Program
Fall 2013: October 27 – 29
Spring 2014: February 16 – 18

Deadlines to apply:

  • 2013 Fall: Friday, September 20, 2013, 5:00 p.m.
  • 2014 Spring: Monday, December 16, 2013, 5:00 p.m.

Ohio State University – Graduate Student Recruitment Initiative
October 20-22, 2013
Deadline to apply: September 13, 2013

Purdue University – Graduate School Exposition
September 21 – 22, 2014
Deadline to apply: September 3, 2014

Purdue University – Fall Multicultural Visitation Program (MVP)/HBI
November 13 – 15, 2013
Deadline to apply: Applications taken on a rolling basis. It is recommended to apply by Oct 25, 2013

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Diversity in Graduate Studies Visitation Program 
Case-by-Case

UC Berkeley – Berkeley Edge Conference 
October 24-26 2013
Deadline to apply: September 22, 2013

UC Berkeley -- Berkeley Engineering Preview Day
April 30-May 2, 2014
Deadline to apply: April 16, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder – Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Recruiting Program
October 17-19, 2013
Deadline to apply: September 25, 2013

University of Florida – Graduate School Campus Visitation
February 20-21, 2014
Deadline to apply: December 13, 2013

University of Georgia – Future Scholars Visitation Program
November 9 – 11, 2014
Deadline to apply: October 3, 2014

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Engineering – Multi Cultural Engineering Recruitment for Graduate Education (MERGE)
October 10 – 11, 2014
Deadline to apply: September 12, 2014

University of Michigan – Engineering Graduate Symposium
November 14, 2014
Deadline to apply: TBA

USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering – REACH (Recruitment of Engineering ACHievers)  
April 3 & 4, 2014
Deadline to apply: March 3, 2014

University of Tennessee Knoxville – GEM GRAD LAB
September  Saturday, September 13-14, 2013
Deadline to apply: n/a

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Biosciences Opportunities (BOPs) Preview Program
September 26-29, 2013
Deadline to apply: August 2, 2013

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Opportunities in Engineering Conference
October 30 — November 3, 2013
Deadline to apply: September 27, 2013

Vanderbilt University – VU-EDGE Ph.D. Pre-VU Recruitment Event
October 31- November 2, 2013   
Deadline to apply: September 13, 2013