fSWE Collegiate Pipeline Program-University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Aisha Ibrahim, Anahi Ruiz Beltran (Fermilab), Kathrine Laureto

Welcome! Fermilab's Society of Women Engineers (fSWE) is excited to host your dedicated visit ON SITE! We hope to help build a vision of your career with us, as we showcase the some of the work, facilities, and people at Fermilab. Please come with a smile and a curious mind!

A few reminders:

  • Participants must be 18years and older.
  • Participants must be a full or part time student at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC-Chicago) or a teacher/faculty member affiliated with UIC-Chicago.
  • For safety reasons, closed-toe shoes are required for all participants. 
  • Refer to eshq.fnal.gov/covid-19-community-levels/ for current levels
    • During a Low and Medium Community Levels, masks are NOT required on site unless otherwise posted.
    • During High Community Levels, masks are required to access indoor areas.


If you have any food allergies, dietary restrictions, accessibility concerns, etc., please select yes, and the event coordinator will reach out to you via email to provide any additional information or accommodations.


Event Registration
    • 7:30 AM 7:45 AM
      Fermilab Shuttle Pickup At UIC 15m

      Fermilab shuttle will pick-up participants from UIC at 7:30-7:45 am at the following location:
      845 W Taylor St.
      Chicago, IL 60607

      (Estimated time of arrival onsite at Lederman Science Center: 9am)

    • 7:45 AM 9:00 AM
      In-Transit between UIC and Fermilab 1h 15m

      Upon arrival, at the guard station at the gate, all participants will need to present the following:
      • QR code or informal invitation letter, provided to you via email from Fermilab Service Desk
      • an acceptable form of government-issued photo ID to access the site. Those who have not yet obtained a REAL ID-compliant ID (REAL ID driver's license or passport) are encouraged to obtain one.

      After IDs are checked at the entrance gate, public visitors will receive a red sticker that must be visible all times when on the Fermilab site.

      Refer to https://www.fnal.gov/pub/visiting/hours/index.html for more information on site-access.

    • 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
      Discussion: Introduction to Fermilab Lederman Science Center

      Lederman Science Center

    • 10:00 AM 12:00 PM
      Tour Stop: Applied Physics and Superconducting Technology Directorate (APSTD) Industrial Building

      Industrial Building

      10:05 - 10:35 AM Magnets tour (IB3)
      10:35 - 11:05 AM SRF tour (ICB)
      11:10 - 11:30 AM T&I tour, testing sites (IB1)
      11:35 - 11:50 AM Cryo tour (IB1)

      Convener: Stoyan Stoynev (FNAL)
    • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM
      Lunch 30m Lederman Science Center (LSC)

      Lederman Science Center (LSC)

    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      In-Transit between Fermilab and UIC 1h 30m

      A bus will be provided to take participants from UIC to Fermilab at 12:30p. (Estimated time of arrival back on campus: 2pm)

    • 2:00 PM 2:15 PM
      Fermilab Shuttle DroffOff at UIC 15m