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Join the College of Engineering for a fun-filled first week of school: Make new friends, connect with student clubs and organizations, meet College staff, obtain info about UA resources and get pumped for an awesome year!


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Week of Welcome

UA Clicks
Friday, August 18, 10:15-11:50 a.m.
SUMC Main Ballroom
Learn more about the College of Engineering, academic policies and support services. Participate in an exciting panel discussion with current Engineering students.

Dean's BBQ
Friday, August 18, noon-2 p.m.
AME Courtyard
Moving in sure works up an appetite—join Dean Jeffrey Goldberg, Engineering faculty and staff, and Ambassadors for lunch. We heard you’ll also get your class T-shirt there, so don’t miss out! Reserve your spot now as space is limited. (Event cost $15.)

Pancake 'Linner'
Saturday, August 19, 3-5 p.m.
ENGR Courtyard
Drop by the Engineering Courtyard to fuel up. We’ll be flipping pancakes and sizzling bacon so you’re filled up and ready to dance at the RHA Block Party and the Target After Hours Shopping event.

Getting Situated
Sunday, August 20, 2-5 p.m.
ENGR Building
Harshbarger? ECE? Harvill? Be prepared for your first day of classes. An Engineering student will show you the best shortcuts around campus. Bring your class schedule, and make the most of this one-on-one opportunity to network within the College.

Bigger. Better. Bash!
Sunday, August 20, 7-9 p.m.
McKale Center
Kick off your UA journey with other new Wildcats, Wilbur and Wilma, and a very special guest! Expect free food, free T-shirts and an action-packed evening. If you live in a residence hall, you will walk over as a group after your floor meetings.

Start of Classes
Monday, August 21

Good luck with the start of classes. Stop by the Q&A table in the lobby of the Engineering Building if you need any help.

Women in Engineering Welcome Lunch
Tuesday, August 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ENGR Courtyard
Meet other women in the College of Engineering for lunch. Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers, Women in Science and Engineering, Women in Optics and the Women in Engineering Program Board, this is a great opportunity to join an organization and build a support network.

Honors Student Reception
Wednesday, August 23, 5-6:30 p.m.
Arbol de la Vida Courtyard
Honors Engineering students are invited to join faculty and staff for light fare and good conversation.

THINK TANK Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 24, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
ENR-2 Courtyard

Socialize with THINK TANK over sundaes. In addition to offering tutoring in math and writing, THINK TANK supports Engineering students with specialized study groups and workshops.

Engineering Club & Organization Showcase
Thursday, August 31, 4-5:30 p.m.
UA Mall

Meet and greet with representatives from all 50+ of our College clubs and organizations. You’ll find numerous ways to get involved, meet people and develop your personal and professional skill sets.


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