Success Starts Here

Join the College of Engineering for exciting welcome activities during the first month of school.  

Make new friends, connect with student clubs and organizations, bond with college faculty and staff, learn about UA resources and get pumped for an awesome year!

Week of Welcome

Destination AZ, Next Stop Engineering

Friday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
SUMC Grand Ballroom
We are excited to welcome you to campus at the University of Arizona!

Dean's BBQ

Friday, Aug. 18, 12:30 p.m.
East end of the UA Mall
Immediately following Next Stop Engineering, meet (and eat!) with our Engineering dean, administrators, faculty, staff, and fellow students in our annual kick-off and welcome event. Please check your email or access your Arizona Destination Student portal to register now!

Start of Classes

Monday, Aug. 21

Student Employment Fair

Monday, Aug. 21, 1 to 3 p.m.
Bear Down Gymnasium

Honors Students Reception

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Honors Village, Rm 1067/1068
The Honors Student Reception is an informal networking opportunity for engineering honors students to meet and mingle with their peers, representatives from the various departments of the College of Engineering and the Franke Honors College. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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Women in Engineering Lunch

Friday, Aug. 25, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Student Union South Ballroom
Lunch is hosted by the Society of Women Engineers, Women in Science and Engineering, and Women in Optics and Women in Civil Engineering. This is a great opportunity to join an organization and start building your support network. RSVP required.

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THINK TANK Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, Aug. 29, noon to 2 p.m.
Student Success District
THINK TANK provides course specific study groups, supplemental instruction, and skills workshops. RSVP required.

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Engineering Club Showcase

Tuesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 7, 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Don’t miss this meet and greet. Representatives from all 40+ UA Engineering clubs and organizations will be there. Now is the time to find out how to get involved!

MATH 122A Final Brunch

Saturday, Sept. 9, noon
ENGR Courtyard
One of the college’s most memorable traditions! Drop by Old Engineering after the Math 122A final and get pumped up over pancakes. The Academic Affairs crew (including the Academic Dean!) will be serving up flapjacks just for you. RSVP required.

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More Stuff to Do

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