FREE Virtual Fall Fly-In Programs

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/UniversityLocationApplication DeadlineProgram DatesProgram Description
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MassachusettsAugust 7October 10 – October 11WISE (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 CollegeMaineAugust 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 CollegeCaliforniaAugust 16September 19 and September 26We 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 CollegeCaliforniaAugust 31October 11 – October 13The program provides prospective students an opportunity to experience the distinctive atmosphere that sets Pitzer College apart from other colleges.
Amherst CollegeMassachusettsSeptember 1 at 1pm (EDT)October 4 – October 8Access to Amherst (A2A) aims to introduce prospective applicants to Amherst's campus, student body, faculty, and classes.
Occidental CollegeCaliforniaSeptember 1Week of September 20, September 27 or October 11The Tiger Access Program (TAP) introduces traditionally underrepresented, first-generation and/or low-income students to Oxy’s academic and residential community.
Vassar CollegeNew YorkSeptember 1October 3 and November 1Vassar 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 CollegeVermontSeptember 14Week of October 11Discover 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 UniversityMassachusettsSeptember 18October 17- October 18The 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 CollegePennsylvaniaSeptember 28TBA. 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.