Program Dates

Fall 2017
October 19 - 22
MIT Campus
Cambridge, MA


What goes on behind closed doors?

A glimpse into the graduate admissions process from faculty and student perspectives

A day in the life of a graduate student

Interactive lab tours

Research 101 workshop

Discover the research process with current chemistry, chemical engineering and materials science graduate students

Two minute drills

Practice communication and presentation skills with feedback from MIT faculty

Oh the places we will go!

Explore Boston on a Duck Tour, dine on Newbury Street and experience this dynamic college town

Contact Us

For more information about the ACCESS program, email

"My favorite part of the weekend was the sit-down with the professors in which they explained the graduate school process. They explained how to apply, what to do and how things work. It made me feel as though graduate school was in fact something feasible."
Kenville Hendrickson