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The ACCESS Program for Women in Science & Mathematics

How Do I Get In?

The ACCESS Program accepts applications from high school seniors each January. Any senior woman interested in studying science and mathematics at the University of Utah is encouraged to apply. A successful applicant will be:

  • Academically competitive (the average high school GPA of an ACCESS student is about 3.97)
  • Passionate about science or mathematics
  • Excited to begin the summer science course shortly after graduating from high school
  • Willing to complete the full year of the ACCESS Program, including the Spring Semester project

Sound like you? If so, we hope you'll apply today! Before you click the link, remember these important application details:

You will need...

  • High school transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of support

The Application...

  • Opens January 19
  • Closes March 1

If accepted, you will need to apply for Summer Semester admission to the University of Utah, and attend a New Student Orientation. The Registrar's Office has all the information you need.


More Information


Rosemary Gray, PhD
ACCESS Program Director
College of Science
1430 Presidents Circle RM 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-6958

Lisa Batchelder
ACCESS Program Coordinator
College of Science
1430 Presidents Circle RM 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 581-3374

Daureen Nesdill MS, MLIS
ACCESS Librarian
Marriott Library
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 585-5975



Last Updated: 1/6/17