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Visit UA Engineering

Visit UA Engineering!

The College of Engineering would like to invite all prospective students to participate in one of our many visitation programs. Whether you are looking for an immersive day long visit or just some more information, we have an option that will meet your needs!

High School Students: Daily Engineering Info Session

During the academic year, the College of Engineering offers information sessions to prospective high school students and their families. The session will cover our many engineering majors, opportunities available to engineering students, and the admissions process. Current engineering students will also be on hand to offer their student perspectives.

The information session is held Monday through Friday, and select Saturdays from 9am - 10am in the Engineering Building, Room 200. You can register for this session when you sign up for a Office of Admissions Campus Tour.

Shadow an Engineering Student

High school juniors & seniors as well as transfer students have the opportunity to see UA Engineering from a student's perspective. We can arrange for you to shadow a current engineering student to a class. This can be done in conjunction with an Office of Admissions Campus Tour or an Honors College Information Session.

If you would like to participate in a class shadow, register here. Please give us at least 10 days advance notice in order to plan your itinerary. These visits are available Monday through Friday during the academic year. Please note that Shadow visits are subject to student ambassador and class availability.

Engineering Preview Night in Phoenix

The College of Engineering Students and Staff hit the road and go to Phoenix to share what UA Engineering has to offer. Come join the College of Engineering at the U of A Phoenix Biomedical Campus for our next Engineering Preview night. We will be discussing the great opportunities at the University of Arizona College of Engineering. Besides a general overview, we will be doing breakout sessions for Newly Admitted Students, Prospective Students, and Parents. Make sure to come hungry, as we will be serving light refreshments as well! Register Here to reserve your spot now.

Location: Phoenix Biomedical Campus, 600 E. Van Buren
Dates: Thrs., February 5th
Time: 6pm-8pm

Engineering Preview Night in Tucson

The College of Engineering Students and Staff are coming to a High School near you! We will be hosting several eving events in the Tucson community to share what UA Engineering has to offer. Come join the College of Engineering for our next Engineering Preview night. We will be discussing the great opportunities at the University of Arizona College of Engineering. Besides a general overview, we will be doing breakout sessions for Newly Admitted Students, Prospective Students, and Parents. Make sure to come hungry, as we will be serving light refreshments as well! Register Here to reserve your spot now.

Time: 6pm-8pm
Dates and Locations: 

  • February 11, 2015 at Palo Verde High School (1302 South Ave Vega, 85710)
  • February 24, 2015 at Canyon del Oro High School (25 West Calle Concordia, 85704)
  • March 18, 2015 at the University of Arizona Campus

Suite with SWE

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) welcomes female high school juniors & seniors to an exciting overnight program designed to introduce the world of engineering in just 24 hours! Attendees will compete in design challenges, take tours of engineering labs and club facilities, meet faculty, stay in a residence hall, and become more familiar with the UA Campus.  Suite with SWE is a great opportunity to find out what engineering is, what engineers do, and what it is like to be a UA Engineer! 

When: Sunday, March 1-Monday, March 2, 2015
Time: 11:00am (Sunday) -1:00pm (Monday)
Cost: $10
Sample Schedule:

Sunday, March 1
11 a.m. SWE Family Luncheon (Engineering Bldg. Courtyard)
12 p.m. College of Engineering Overview
1 p.m. Residence Hall Check-in
*Parent's Leave*
1:45 p.m. Design Challenge
2:30 p.m. Lab Tours, Departmental Tours, Team Builders
6:00 p.m. Dinner and Professional Panel
8:30 p.m. Free-Time with Residence Hall Hosts

Monday, March 2
8 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Class Shadow
10 a.m. Engineering Tour 1 (ex. Mirror Lab)
11 a.m. Tour 2 (ex. 3-D Visualization Lab)
12 p.m. Closing Lunch
1 p.m. Evaluations and Check-out

If you are interested in attending on March 1-2, 2015, please contact Teri Elwood at terielwood@email.arizona.edu. Unfortunately we have already had to start the waitlist! Don't hesitate to contact us though; we expect movement due to cancellation. 

Questions can be directed to Rebecca Primeau at rmyren@email.arizona.edu or (520) 626-6218.

The Arizona Experience

The Arizona Experience is a day long program offered by the Office of Admissions to provide you with all the information you need to find your home at the University of Arizona. The College of Engineering will host information sessions and tours during this program to give you a better understanding of the Engineering student lifestyle and the many opportunities to get involved on campus. You can register for this program through the Office of Admissions.

The Arizona Experience is offered on the following dates:
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Engineering Design Day

This day showcases our engineering seniors and their capstone projects. Come hear their presentations and view their projects. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with these students. If you don't know what engineers do, this will help answer your questions. Check out the projects from past years on the Engineering Design Day page.

Location: Student Union Memorial Center
Time: 9am-5pm

Who Can I Talk to if I Have Questions?

If you have questions, please contact the recruiting team in the College of Engineering Academic Affairs Office at ENGR-admissions@email.arizona.edu or 520.621.6032.

Can't Visit Campus?

Check out our brochure and let us know if you have questions!