Explore engineering disciplines and learn about events and opportunities within the Engineering Community and student groups.
UW Engineering Exploration Events
Engineering Societies Fair
October 6, 2016, 3:30 - 6 p.m.
Maple Hall Great Room
Engr. Exploration Night
January 2017 date TBA
A fun and popular event with alumni from companies like Boeing, Amazon and Microsoft. Hear what it's like to be an engineer and ask about engineering fields and careers. Free dinner! MORE »
Engineering Majors Fair
May 2017 date TBA
Students from all engineering departments answer questions about their majors and share their experiences and suggestions.
Ongoing Academic Support and Advising
Learn about scheduling advising appointments, drop-in advising, and group advising sessions at Academics & Advising.
Pre-engineering students can meet with any adviser in Student Academic Services for help with:
- Exploring academic interests
- Developing plans for your major
- Understanding and completing requirements
- Avoiding or overcoming administrative problems
- Developing a sense of purpose in your undergraduate education
Engineering Academic Center
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Loew Hall 207, 213, and 215
Workshop participants, usually 10 to 20 students, meet twice a week in study groups and form learning communities and hone the skills to succeed in introductory math, physics or chemistry courses. Learn more at Engineering Academic Center.
Peer Mentor Program
The CoE Peer Mentor Program helps connect first and second-year students with upperclassmen studying engineering. Search the Peer Mentor list for an engineering student whose interests align with your own. Ask them questions, hear about their experiences, and get some friendly advice!
BYOMs (Bring Your Own Mug)
Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters
Location: A cafe on campus
Registration: Required. Email Lauren Fryhle at firstname.lastname@example.org to get info about upcoming BYOMs and to register.
Learn more about engineering fields and what alumni do after graduation. Gain perspective from someone who has been in your shoes and is now working in industry. At informal BYOM sessions throughout the school year, students meet with alumni at ReBoot Cafe on campus to ask questions about working and life outside of the university.
UW's College of Engineering provides the alumni, you provide the mug and beverage.
Here are a few highlights of the programs that support women, underrepresented minorities, and low-income students.
- WiSE - Women in Science & Engineering
- MSEP - Minority Scholars Engineering Program
- PEERs - Promoting Equity in Engineering Relationships
Learn more about UW Engineering's Diversity Programs.
Learning from Experience
Your participation in clubs, competitions, and engineering projects around the world can bring to life what you're learning in the classroom.
- Undergraduate Research
- Career Center @ Engineering Student Services
- Engineers Without Borders
- International Studies
- Engineering Ambassadors