2013 Diversity College Weekends: Free Fall Visits for Rising Seniors
If * the trip is free. If (D), trip is for first gen students.
*(D) Amherst College
Small private university; part of consortium, 3.7+ GPA ; mid to high test scores
Program: Fall 2013 Diversity Open House weekends (DIVOH): September 21-23, October 26-28
Application is due Friday, August 16
* (D) Barnard College
New York, New York
Small private all women’s college. Big city. Connected to Columbia. 3.7+GPA; mid to high test scores
Program: Barnard Bound: October 12-14, 2014
Application deadline: Friday, September 6, 2013
Notification Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
*(D) Bates College
Small rural campus; liberal arts, 3.2+ GPA and higher. Optional test scores
Program: Prologue to Bates: Prologue I runs October 13-15, 2013 and Prologue II runs November 10-12, 2013.
Application deadline for Prologue I: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Application deadline for Prologue II: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
St. Beloit, Wisconsin
Small suburban college; 3.0 and higher GPA. Middle test scores.
- Program: Summer Days: June 28, July 12, July 26,and August 19. Admitted Student Open House in the Spring that offers fly-ins
Deadlines: Online registration will be available six weeks in advance of each event. Make sure to register. https://admissions.beloit.edu/visit/
*(D ) Bowdoin College
Rural college, private, liberal arts. 3.2+ GPA and higher. Optional test scores
Program: Explore Bowdoin; September 26-29, 2013 and November 7-10 2013
Application Deadline: August 30 and September 27, respectively.
- Info: http://www.bowdoin.edu/admissions/explore/index.shtml
- Application: https://bowdoincollege.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cJcSSPeLE7NXdRP
*(D) Brandeis University
Medium private college, 25 minutes from Boston. 3.4+ GPA and higher. Mid test scores
Program: SEED-Students Exploring and Embracing Diversity, Nov 16-17, 2013
Full and partial travel scholarships. All on-campus expenses are free,
Application deadlines: Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
Students notified on rolling basis but no later than November 1, 2013
US Citizens and residents only.
Program info: http://www.brandeis.edu/seed
*(D) Carleton College
Small suburban private college. 3.3+ GPA. Middle to high test scores
Program: 2013 Taste of Carleton, October 31 – November 2, 2013
For Out-of-State Applicants: September 11, 2013
For Minnesotan Applicants: October 1, 2013
Nomination and invitation process necessary for attending
*(D) Carnegie Mellon University
Medium college, great sciences & arts, medium city, 3.3+ GPA, mid to high test scores (3.3 GPA and combined 1800 on SAT or 27 on ACT to qualify for travel aid)
Program: Celebration of Diversity Weekend- November 9-11, 2013; January 18-20, 2014
Registration is now open. Rolling. $50.00 fee to attend.
FINE ARTS PARTICIPANTS
Applicants to the Schools of Architecture, Art, Design, Drama or Music, who plan to audition or attend a portfolio review during a Sleeping Bag Weekend, should register for your artistic evaluation as soon as possible after October 1st.
(*D) Colby College
Small rural college. 3.3+ GPA. Middle test scores
Program: Experience Colby–September 29-October 1, 2013 and November 3-5, 2013
Application Deadline: August 23 (for September program), September 27 (for November program)
Hamilton, New York
Small liberal arts college. Upper state New York. 3.2+ GPA. Middle test scores.
Program: 2013 Multicultural Open house, November 3-4, 2013
Deadline: September 30, 2013
(*D) College of Charleston
Medium public, medium city. 3.0+ GPA low to mid test scores
Program: M.O.V.E., the Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience:
2013-2014 M.O.V.E. Schedule
- September 13-14, 2013 (Reserved for prospective male students only. Apply by August 30. Download printable version here.)
- October 18-19, 2013
- November 8-9, 2013
- February 14-15, 2014
- March 21-22, 2014
- April 11-12, 2014
Deadline: August 30 for September dates,
Application info for September dates: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1K8gKr7qSjCztoZhEdX0oJMPzceOceqH6GsKvk3GhZCI/viewform
*(D) College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University
St. Joseph and Collegeville, Minnesota
Small, cold Catholic college. Recruits heavily from So Cal. 2.6+ GPA. Low to middle tests cores
Program: National Fly-in Weekend Program, November 16-18 and several spring weekends for accepted students. February 8-10, 2014; March 15-17, 2014, March 29-31, 2014, and April 12-14, 2014.
Deadline: Two weeks before weekend.
Applications will be released in early September.
*(D) Colorado College
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Small private college; one class at a time. 3.0+ GPA. Middle test scores
Program: 2013 Multicultural Open House, September 14-16, November 2-4, and November 9-11, 2013
Application opens July 1, 2013.
Deadlines: September 14-16 is due August 26, 2013
November 2-4 is due October 14, 2013
November 9-11 is due October 14, 2013
*(D) Connecticut College
New London, Connecticut
Small liberal arts. East coast. Near NY and Boston. 3.0+ GPA; middle test scores.
Program: Explorer Weekend- October 18-21, 2013 or November 8-11, 2013
Deadlines:For October weekend (September 30) and for November weekend (October 21)
Undocumented students may apply.
*(D) Cornell University
Medium private, Ivy League. 3.3+ GPA, middle to high test scores
Cornell Women In Engineering Program (WIE)- Thursday, September 26 – Saturday, September 28, 2013
Application is due Monday, July 15
Rural IVY League. 3.3+ GPA. High test scores
Programs: Dartmouth Bound-Summer Program, July 28th – July 31, 2013
Dartmouth Bound: Native American Community, TBA
Dartmouth Bound-STEM Exploration, TBA
Program Deadlines: June 3, 2013. Check next May for next year’s program
- Summer Program has passed
* Davidson College
Suburban, private college. 3.5+GPA; medium to high test scores
Program: Discover Davidson I, Sept 28, 2013 and Discover Davidson II, Oct 20, 2013
Deadlines: Registration Now Open
*(D) Franklin and Marshall College
Suburban small liberal arts, great business. 3.0+ GPA; test optional
Program: Collegiate Leadership Summit- Fall Session 1: October 21-22, 2013
Fall Session 2: November 18-19, 2013
Deadlines: The nomination deadline for the Fall Session 1 program is Sunday, September 22, 2013.
The nomination deadline for the Fall Session 2 program is Sunday, October 20, 2012.
Students must be nominated to apply and participate: https://apply.fandm.edu/register/cls-summit
(*D) Grinnell College
Small liberal arts; 3.0+ GPA; middle test scores.
Program: 2013 Diversity Preview Program, Oct 6-8, 2013
Deadline for application: September 6th, 2013
*(D) Gustavus Adolpus
St. Peter, MN
Small private college. 2.7+GPA; low to middle test scores
Program: Fly-in Program- October through April
Application Deadline: Three weeks prior to desired weekend
*(D) Hamilton College
Clinton, New York
Small liberal arts, upper state NY, 3.2+ GPA; middle test scores
Diversity Overnight Program: September 22-24 or October 27-29, 2013
Application Deadlines: Priority Deadline- August 1, 2013; Final Deadline- September 1, 2013 (September Program); Final Deadline – October 1, 2013
*(D) Harvey Mudd College
Small science and engineering, 3.5+ GPA, high test scores
Program: Fall Future Achievers in Science and Technology Program (FAST): SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2013
Application Deadline: August 9h
*(D) College of Holy Cross
Small Catholic college; 2.7+ GPA, low to middle test scorers
(D) Program: Perspectives Overnight Program, November 9-11, 2013.
Application Deadline: October 11, 2013
*(D) Illinois Wesleyan University
Small private suburban; 3.0+ GPA and low to middle test scores
Program: Summer Preview Days- Friday, August 26, 2013 and Friday, August 9, 2013
Application Deadlines: Please register for this event no later than one week prior to the event
http://www.iwu.edu/admissions/visit/summerpreview.html or call the Admissions Office at 1-800-332-2498
*(D) Kalamazoo College
Small liberal arts. 2.7+ GPA, low to middle test scores
Program: Multicultural Fly-In Program
2013, November 8-9, 2013
Application Deadline to submit application: Friday October 11, 2013
You can find more info and the application here: http://www.kzoo.edu/admission/visiting/multicultural-program/
*(D) Kenyon College
Small liberal arts; Midwest, suburban. 3.2+ GPA; medium test scores
Programs: Cultural Connections: Cultural Connections I: Overnight Visit Program – November 9-11, 2013
Please contact Kim Totman at 740-427-5778 to make reservations.
(*D) Lehigh University
Small to medium campus, suburban, near Philadelphia, 3.3+ GPA, medium test scorers
Program: Diversity Achievers Program, October 20-21, 2013
Application and all Materials Deadline: September 20, 2013
Program info: www.lehigh.edu/dap
*(D) Lewis & Clark College
Small liberal arts; 3.0+ GPA; optional test scores
Program: L.E.A.D. program, November 10-12, 2013
Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 4, 2013
*(D) Miami University (Ohio)
Small Midwest college; 2.9+ GPA; medium test scores
Program: Bridges at Miami University, Oct 27-28, Nov 3-4 , Nov 10-11, and Nov 17-18, 2013
Deadline for Application: September 16
*(D) Middlebury College
Small liberal arts, rural. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Discover Middlebury, October 13-15, 2013
Application is due: September 13, 2013
Program info: http://www.middlebury.edu/admissions/visit/programs
(D) Mt. Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts, All Women’s College
Small all women’s; consortium, 3.0+ GPA; test optional
Program: Focus on Diversity. November 3-4, 2013
Application Deadline: October 28, 2013
TRAVEL AID OFFERED BUT MUST APPLY FOR IT SEPARATE FROM EVENT.
*(D) Oberlin College and Conservatory
Small liberal arts and conservatory. 3.3+ GPA; medium to high test scores
Program: Multicultural Visit Program: October 10-12, November 7-9, and December 5-7, 2013
- October 10-12 is due September 16, 2013
- November 7-9 is due October 14, 2013
- December 5-7 is due November 11, 2013
(*D) Occidental College
Program: Multicultural Visit Program: October 20-22, 2013.
Application Deadline: September 13, 2013
Small suburban LA college; 3.2+ GPA, medium test scores
*(D) Pitzer College
Small liberal arts, progressive. 3.2+ GPA; test optional for GPA higher than 3.6 and top 5% of class
Program: The Diversity Program at Pitzer, October 31-November, 2013 and November 7-November 9, 2013
Application Deadline: October 1, 2013
Program Info: http://www.pitzer.edu/admission/diversity/
*(D) Reed College
Small intense college. Medium city, 3.5+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Reed Overnight Multicultural Experience (ROME), November 7-9, 2013
Deadline: September 20, 2013
- Eligibility requirements: Citizen or permanent resident, HS minority student, 2 short essays, SAT/ACT/PSAT scores, HS transcript.
- Supplemental info can be sent via:
*(D) Scripps College
Claremont, California, All Women’s College
All women’s small, consortium, 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Multicultural Outreach: Discover Scripps October 13-14, 2013
Application Deadline to submit online application is September 6, 2013
*(D) Smith College
Small, all women’s, 3.3+ GPA, test optional
Program: Women of Distinction: November 8-10th, 2013
Applications are due September 20, 2013.
*(D) Swarthmore College
Small, suburban, near Philadelphia. Intensive. 3.5+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Discover Swarthmore! Saturday, September 28 through Monday September 30, 2013.
Applications Deadline: Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 16.
College Station, TX
Large Public, 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY: MEDALS 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE , November 15 – 16, 2013, Maximizing Educational Development through Academic and Leadership Skills
Application Deadline: Sept. 5th – October 25th 2013
http://medals.tamu.edu/node/4 and click on the registration tab.
*(D) Trinity College
Small liberal arts, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Preview Weekend: November 10-11, 2013
Application deadline: October 14, 2013
*(D) Tufts University
Medium, private college, 5 minutes from Boston. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Voices of Tufts: The Diversity Experience: October 24-25, 2013
Application Deadlines: Applications must be received by 5:00 PM EST on October 15 to be considered. Priority will be given to applications completed by October 7, 5:00 PM EST.
Application will be released in early September, 2013.
Program info: http://admissions.tufts.edu/voices
*(D) Union College (Correct program is listed)
Small private upper state NY, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Getting to Know You, October 13th-14th (October 12th-14th for students flying in) or November 10th-11th (November 9th-11th for students flying in)
- For Columbus Day Weekend: September 25th, 2013 (For students from Northeast)
- For Columbus Day Weekend: September 20th, 2013 (For students flying-in)
- For Veteran’s Day Weekend: October 23rd, 2013 (For students from the Northeast)
- For Veteran’s Day Weekend: October 9th, 2013 (For students flying-in).
(D) University of Richmond
Small private college, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: November 10-11, 2013
Diverse students and family visits. Overnight for students.
*(D)University of Vermont
Medium public, 3.0+ GPA, medium test scores
Program: Discovering UVM October 20–22, 2013; October 27–29, 2013; November 3–5, 2013
Application Deadline: October 9 for October 21; October 14 for October 28; October 21 for November 4
Small liberal arts, east coast. 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scoers
Program: Fall Open House Columbus Day Open House October 13-14 (Forms due September 27th) and Veterans Day Open House November 10-11 (Forms due October 25th)
*(D) WELLESLEY COLLEGE
All women’s, near Boston, 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Discover Wellesley for FREE-October 20-21, 2013
Application is due June 27
*(D) Williams College
Small liberal arts, rural, 3.3+ GPA, medium to high test scores
Program: Windows on Williams (WOW)- September 26-28, 2013 and October 10-12, 2013
Priority Deadline: Sunday, July 14th
Final Deadline: Sunday, August 25th