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Minority Access' Associate Program

The Minority Access Associate Program is offered to colleges and universities and/or departments/schools therein as well as to individuals.

The Associate Program for colleges and universities or departments/schools within colleges and universities offers a prepaid package of benefits and services at substantial discounts to support diversity and expanded research opportunities at academic institutions. Recruitment efforts, directed particularly toward talented underrepresented students, are assisted by college recruitment fairs at Minority Access' National Role Models Conferences, advertising in Minority Access' publications, and hyperlinks on Minority Access' Website. Priority in nominating Role Models to be honored at Minority Access' National Role Models Conference, student participation in Minority Access-sponsored research seminars and inclusion in Minority Access' internship program are other benefits of the package.

Colleges and universities and/or departments/schools therein have the flexibility of subscribing to one of four different Associate Packages: Premier Plus, Premier, Elite or Standard.

Standard and Elite levels offer substantial but limited benefits of the program. Premier participants are entitled to the most comprehensive list of services of the Minority Access Associate Program, including two representatives for Premier Plus (one for Premier) in the Minority Access international delegation to observe firsthand diversity in other nations' higher education systems. The Premier Associate fee covers roundtrip international travel from the U.S., all domestic flights abroad, ground transportation, transfers and baggage handling service in our host country, tours, English-speaking guides, first class hotel accommodations abroad and most meals. The itinerary with other information and travel reservation forms are available on our International Delegation page or by calling Minority Access at (301) 779-7100.

In addition, Minority Access provides an opportunity for any individual to manifest his/her support of Minority Access' efforts by becoming an Individual Minority Access Associate. This also makes an ideal gift to a friends committed to educational diversity.

The benefits of each Associate Program level are summarized on the Associate Subscriptions page.

Minority Access' Associate Institutions 2002-2012

Alabama A& M University - School of Agriculture & Environmental Science
American Society for Microbiology
Arizona State University
Auburn University
Ball State University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California State University-Dominguez Hills
Chaffey Community College
City University of New York, Graduate Center
Delgado Community College
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
El Paso Community College
Eastern Kentucky University
Furman University
Gadsden State Community College
Hollins University
Houston Community College
Howard University
Jackson State University
James Mdison University
Kentucky State University
Lincoln University
Maricopa Community College
Medgar Evers College
Michigan State University
Montgomery College
Morgan State University
North Carolina State University
Pace University
Rice University
Rutgers University, Newark
Saint Louis University
Santa Ana College
Shaw University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Texas Southern University
Texas Woman University
The Ohio State University
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy
Tufts University
Uniformed Services University of the Health Services
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of New England
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
University of Tennessee - College of Pharmacy
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia State University