fSWE Collegiate Pipeline Program (CPP) Tour Day- Malcom X College

Fermilab (Batavia Site)

Fermilab (Batavia Site)

Fermilab (Batavia Site)
Aisha Ibrahim

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 Malcolm X College or a teacher/faculty member affiliated with Malcolm X College.
  • 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.
    • 8:30 AM 9:00 AM
      Arrival On Site 30m Aspen East (Fermilab)

      Aspen East


      Fermilab has 2 main entrances – one at Kirk Road and Pine Street in Batavia, and another on Batavia Road in Warrenville (accessible from Rte 59). It is recommended for business visitors 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.

    • 9:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Tour: "Get to Know" Tour Wilson Hall & MCR (Fermilab)

      Wilson Hall & MCR


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

    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Presentation: Undergraduate Internships Hornet's Nest (WH8X) (Wilson Hall)

      Hornet's Nest (WH8X)

      Wilson Hall

      Learn about undergraduate internships (e.g. CCI) as well as the application process.

    • 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
      Panel Discussion: Pathways for STEM Careers at Fermilab Hornet's Next (WH8X) (Wilson Hall)

      Hornet's Next (WH8X)

      Wilson Hall

    • 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
      Lunch 1h Cafe (WH1, Atrium) (Wilson Hall)

      Cafe (WH1, Atrium)

      Wilson Hall

      Participants are free to bring their lunch or purchase in WH café (https://menu.taherfood4life.org/en-us/dining/fermilabcafe).

    • 1:00 PM 1:15 PM
      Shuttle Transport to FCC 15m
    • 1:15 PM 2:15 PM
      Tour: Feynman Computing Center (FCC) FCC1W (Fermilab)



    • 2:15 PM 2:30 PM
      Shuttle Transport to APTSD 15m
    • 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
      Tour: Applied Physics and Superconducting Technology Division (APSTD) ICB (Fermilab)



    • 3:30 PM 3:50 PM
      Shuttle Transport to Wilson Hall 20m