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All applications submitted by 7:59 PM EST on February 5th, 2019 will be considered for review. Recommenders for submitted applications have until February 15 7:59 PM EST to submit their recommendations. 

For any technical issues related to the SummerApp application website (e.g. cannot activate account, password reset not working, forgot login for recommender account, item will not upload, etc.), please send an email to is the tech support address for the application platform. 

PLEASE NOTE::: Unfortunately, the OEOP office does not have the ability to reset passwords or help if you are not receiving password reset emails that are blocked by your school spam filters. If you are a recommender and having issues logging into your account, you MUST contact

For other questions or concerns, please reach out to us at're happy to help!


Our national outreach programs empower talented students with the knowledge and confidence necessary to pursue careers in technical fields.
The 2019 programs offered through our office include:
Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)
Tentative 2019 Program Dates – 
June 24-August 2, 2019
This six-week program provides students with the opportunity to live on MIT's campus while they are taking five courses (physics, calculus, life science, humanities and a STEM elective), each with homework assignments and exams. During the program, students will also participate in social events and build a community with their peers. Learn more about MITES.

MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC)
Tentative Program Dates – 
June 27-December 22, 2019
In-person summer conference at MIT – August 5-9, 2019

This six-month program immerses students in an online STEM community comprising of two parts:
  • Academic - students take academic courses online and present projects at a five-day conference on MIT's campus
  • Enrichment - students prepare for college and beyond by engaging with STEM professionals, MIT Admissions counselors and undergraduate mentors.
Learn more about MOSTEC.
To learn more about our office and programs, please visit:
If you are interested in working with MITES/MOSTEC, please visit:

Our application is a set of forms that each student who is interested in applying is required to complete. Upon submission, each student's application goes through a competitive selection process. To learn more about the application process from previous years, continue reading below. 

Summer 2019 Application Timeline:
Extended Application Deadline: February 5, 2019 at 7:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
Recommendation Deadline: February 15, 2019 at 7:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
Decisions Released: Mid-April 2019

For details about the application process, please read the following resources:

For questions that are not answered in our FAQs, please email 

Jump start your future in science and engineering at MIT!