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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
March 5-7, 2015
Deadline to apply: January 20, 2015

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 14-16, 2016
Deadline to apply: October 31, 2015

Indiana University Bloomington – “Getting You Into IU”  
October 2015
Deadline to apply: September 8, 2015

North Carolina State University – Visit NC State Program
Fall 2015: October 25-27, 2015

Deadlines to apply:

  • 2015 Fall: September 11, 2015, 12 noon

Ohio State University – Graduate/Professional (GPS Student Recruitment Initiative
November 1-3, 2015
Deadline to apply: September 30, 2015

Purdue University – Graduate School Exposition
October 4-5, 2015
TBA

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

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

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Florida Campus – DIVERGE Visitation Program
October 14-15, 2015
Deadline to apply: September 13, 2015

UC Berkeley – Berkeley Edge Conference 
November 5-8, 2015
Deadline to apply: September 25, 2015

UC Berkeley – Berkeley Engineering Preview Day
April 22-25, 2015
Deadline to apply: April 1, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder – Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Recruiting Program
November 6-8, 2014
Deadline to apply: Opens October 2014 until Full

University of Florida – Graduate School Campus Visitation
October 29-30, 2015
Deadline to apply: September 14, 2015

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 9-10, 2015
Deadline to apply: September 4, 2015

University of Michigan – Astronomy & Astrophysics and Earth and Environmental Sciences – Fall Preview Weekend (all expenses paid) (PDF)
October 23–25, 2014
Deadline to apply: September 29, 2014 (use this online application)

University of Michigan – Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS)
October 2–3, 2014
Deadline to apply: August 15, 2014 (priority deadline) and September 1, 2014 (final deadline)

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 16-17, 2015
Deadline to apply: February 27, 2015

University of Tennessee Knoxville – GEM GRAD LAB
September 13–14, 2013
Deadline to apply: N/A

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Biosciences Opportunities (BOPs) Preview Program
October 8-11, 2015
Deadline to apply: August 5, 2015

University of Wisconsin, Madison – CHemistry OPportunities (CHOPs) Program
October 8-10, 2015
Deadline to apply: April 1, 2015

University of Wisconsin, Madison – Opportunities in Engineering Conference
October 21-25, 2015
Deadline to apply: September 18, 2015

Vanderbilt University – VU-EDGE Ph.D. Pre-VU Recruitment Event
October 29 – November 1, 2014
Deadline to apply: September 12, 2014 at 9 p.m. Central Time