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Engineering Grand Tour

Engineering Grand Tours allow families to learn about our engineering program, scholarships, co-ops and internships, housing and hear directly from professors and students. You’ll visit state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories as well as the new engineering residence hall. Grand Tours occur on Mondays throughout the academic year.

Lunch with Society of Women Engineers

Are you a female student registered for an Engineering Grand Tour? Come grab lunch with the UK Society of Women Engineers (SWE) prior to the tour! Learn about what SWE has to offer while meeting new friends. Lunch is offered for free in Champions Kitchen, courtesy of Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Kentucky. Families of the prospective student are welcome to join too!

Lunch with Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Join current UK students who are in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) for complimentary lunch and conversation. Afterwards, you’ll attend the Engineering Grand Tour. If you haven’t registered for the Grand Tour yet, do so above. If you have any questions email lshpe.uky@gmail.com.

Engineering Open House

During the Engineering Open House you’ll interact with engineering professors and current students who will guide you in exploring engineering majors, co-ops and internships, scholarships and more. You will also tour engineering facilities and our residential community to experience what it’s like to be a UK Engineering student.

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Women in Engineering Day

During Women in Engineering (WiE) Day, high school women from grades 10-12 will interact with alumni, faculty, staff and students as they explore UK Engineering. Learn about the process of applying to UK, discover what it takes to be a successful engineering student, meet UK Engineering staff and faculty, and more. Parents and guardians will also learn how they can help their daughters pursue a career in engineering during a special parent/guardian workshop. A complimentary lunch is included. An optional tour of campus will be available at the conclusion of WiE Day activities. The next WiE Day is March 18, 2020.

Engineering Information Session

Engineering Information Sessions are one-hour meetings with a UK Engineering Recruiter to learn about our engineering program, scholarships, co-ops and internships, housing, and more. Tours of research laboratories and the new engineering residence hall are available upon request.

Pathway to Engineering Transfer Session

During the Pathway to Engineering Transfer Session you’ll meet with an engineering recruiter to discuss admission requirements, co-ops and internships, scholarships, and more. You’ll also tour the engineering facilities

UK Campus Tour

In addition to coming to campus for an engineering visit, we encourage seeing the rest of our beautiful campus as well. The UK Visitor Center offers general information sessions and campus tours Monday through Friday (and select Saturdays) all year long. 

Special Events - K-12 Outreach

The University of Kentucky and the College of Engineering offer many opportunities to learn about our programs, engage with professional engineers and explore the world of STEM careers. From our annual E-Day event to Engineering Girls Day there will be an event to inspire you and your children.

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Diversity and Inclusivity

Learn how we create a world that works by building awareness of the benefits that diversity in all its forms can bring, and by ensuring that each person is able to contribute to and benefit from a culture and climate of inclusion.

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