fSWE Collegiate Pipeline Program (CPP) Tour Day- NIU

Fermi National Acclerator Lab

Fermi National Acclerator Lab

Aisha Ibrahim, Anahi Ruiz Beltran (Fermilab)

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 NIU or a employee/faculty member affiliated with NIU.
  • All participants must have a Real-ID or passport for site-access. (Refer to get-connected.fnal.gov/real-id-at-fermilab/)
  • 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.
Event Registration
4 / 10
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    • 8:30 AM 9:30 AM
      Shuttle Transport from NIU to FNAL 1h Driveway in front of Barsema Hall, 740 Garden Rd. in DeKalb IL (NIU)

      Driveway in front of Barsema Hall, 740 Garden Rd. in DeKalb IL


      Participants will be picked-up at NIU by 8:30a and shuttled to the Fermilab site.

      All participants and chaperones MUST bring
      (1) the unique QR code, each was provided via email from Fermilab Service Desk after Registration,
      (2) an acceptable form of REAL ID documentation

    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      Arrival On Site Aspen East (Fermilab)

      Aspen East


      Fermilab has 2 entry points – one at Kirk Road and Pine Street in Batavia, and another on Batavia Road in Warrenville (accessible from Rte 59).
      It is recommended to enter through the Batavia Rd entrance.

      Upon arrival, show your QR codes and real IDs at the security gates. You will then be directed to Aspen East for guest badging.

      Please allow for about 30mins to receive your guest badges at Aspen East.

      Once everyone has received their guest badges, please proceed to Wilson Hall. Your fSWE host will meet your group in at the front of the Wilson Hall Atrium Lobby.

    • 10:00 AM 11:30 AM
      Tour Stop: "Get to Know Tour" Wilson Hall (Fermilab)

      Wilson Hall


      Docent-led tour of the Wilson Hall Atrium, 15th Floor Exhibits, 2nd floor Art Gallery, and Accelerator Main Control Room

    • 11:30 AM 12:30 PM
      Brown Bag Lunch: Career Pathways in STEM Wilson Hall (Fermilab)

      Wilson Hall


      Participants are free to bring their lunch or purchase in WH café (https://menu.taherfood4life.org/en-us/dining/fermilabcafe), as they hear from Fermilab STEM engineers about their STEM journey, their experiences at Fermilab, and their roles as diversity, inclusion, and equity advocates.

    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      Shuttle Transport from FNAL to NIU 1h Driveway in front of Barsema Hall, 740 Garden Rd. in DeKalb IL (NIU)

      Driveway in front of Barsema Hall, 740 Garden Rd. in DeKalb IL


      Participants will be picked up by 12:30pm and shuttled back to NIU.