Fly-in programs provide underrepresented and diverse high school seniors with the opportunity to get a more in depth look at a college/ university. In response to COVID-19 the fly-in programs listed below are all being offered virtually, and students will not be traveling to the college campus. In order to participate all interested students must apply by the application deadline.
Click on a college name to be brought to the program’s fly-in website. The fly-in website has additional details, contact information and a link to the application.
|College/University||Location||Application Deadline||Program Dates||Program Description|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||Massachusetts||August 7||October 10 – October 11||WISE (Weekend Immersion in Science and Engineering) is a two-day virtual experience for rising seniors to learn what it’s like to be an MIT student.|
|Bowdoin College||Maine||August 14 (September program) and September 18 (October program)||September 13 – September 19 or October 18- October 24||: Explore Bowdoin is a virtual college visit program for high-achieving low-income and/or first-generation high school seniors who come from diverse backgrounds or rural areas.|
|Pomona College||California||August 16||September 19 and September 26||We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, traditionally underrepresented in higher education (including low-income, first-generation, rural, and those from underrepresented ethnic or racial groups), to experience Pomona through virtual interactive programming involving current students, faculty, alumni, and staff.|
|Pitzer College||California||August 31||October 11 – October 13||The program provides prospective students an opportunity to experience the distinctive atmosphere that sets Pitzer College apart from other colleges.|
|Amherst College||Massachusetts||September 1 at 1pm (EDT)||October 4 – October 8||Access to Amherst (A2A) aims to introduce prospective applicants to Amherst's campus, student body, faculty, and classes.|
|Occidental College||California||September 1||Week of September 20, September 27 or October 11||The Tiger Access Program (TAP) introduces traditionally underrepresented, first-generation and/or low-income students to Oxy’s academic and residential community.|
|Vassar College||New York||September 1||October 3 and November 1||Vassar View provides an in-depth understanding of the College to high school seniors from backgrounds that have often been overlooked and underrepresented at the nation's most selective colleges and universities.|
|Middlebury College||Vermont||September 14||Week of October 11||Discover Middlebury offers a window into student and academic life on campus by including opportunities to engage with other participants, current students, alumni, faculty, and staff.|
|Tufts University||Massachusetts||September 18||October 17- October 18||The Virtual Voices of Tufts Diversity Experience, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, is a two-day online visit program designed to introduce high school seniors to diversity and community at Tufts University.|
|Haverford College||Pennsylvania||September 28||TBA||. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with faculty and administrators, learn about diversity and inclusion on campus, connect with current Haverfordians, and explore the Haverford community.|