Help students explore what it's really like to be a physicist.

Adopt-a-Physicist connects high school students with physics graduates via online message boards. In this supervised forum students and physicists can talk freely about careers, school, work, and family balance. Learn more.

Physicist Registration for Fall 2023

Physicist registration is open until October 9. There are 68 spots left, so register now!

If you are a physicist that participated in a previous Adopt-a-Physicist program, you may login and register your existing account for the Fall 2023 program.

Teacher Registration

Teacher registration is now closed, but if you would still like to participate in this session please email your request to You can also sign up now to be notified when the Fall 2024 session starts!

Teachers registered for the Fall 2023 session may login here.

Fall 2023 Schedule

The Adopt-a-Physicist program is led by Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, with aid from the American Association of Physics Teachers. Technical support is provided by the ComPADRE Digital Library.