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Current In-Person Events

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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.

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Lunch with Society of Women Engineers

You are invited to lunch with the UK Society of Women Engineers (SWE) prior to the Engineering Grand Tour! Learn about what SWE has to offer while meeting new friends. Lunch is offered for free in Champions Kitchen. Families of the prospective student are welcome to join too!

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Lunch with an Engineer

Join a College of Engineering faculty member and/or current student for lunch on us! You and up to two guests will be provided a complimentary lunch at Champions Kitchen. Attendees will chat about life as an engineering student and all the amazing opportunities in the Materials Engineering program. Be sure to register for an Engineering Grand Tour or Engineering Information Session the same day too.

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Women in Engineering (WiE) Day

During the Women in Engineering (WiE) Day, high school students will meet 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 engage with current leaders in the UK Society of Women Engineers. Parents and guardians will also learn how they can help their students pursue a career in engineering during a special parent/guardian workshop. A free lunch in Champions Kitchen will be provided for those who attend WiE Day.

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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.

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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

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Engineering Open House

Join us on Saturday, October 30th for the UK Engineering Open House. During this special event, you’ll interact with engineering professors and current students as well as have your questions answered regarding engineering majors, co-ops, scholarships and more. You will also tour engineering facilities to see state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. You will have the option of visiting Woodland Glen III – the engineering residence hall – too.

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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. 

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Virtual Events

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Virtual Engineering Tour

Get a sneak peek of the College of Engineering! Watch this 5-minute video to learn more about the College of Engineering and tour through some of our facilities.

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Virtual Engineering Information Session

Virtual Engineering Information Sessions are one-hour meetings on Zoom with a UK Engineering Recruiter to learn about the engineering program, scholarships, co-ops and internships, housing, and more.

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Virtual Pathway to Engineering Transfer Session

Interested in transferring to the College of Engineering? Chat one-on-one with an Engineering Recruiter to have all your questions answered regarding admission requirements, transfer credits, scholarships, internships, and more. 

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Virtual Campus Tour

Experience campus from anywhere. See our beautiful, state-of-the-art buildings including the Gatton Student Center, William T. Young Library, new residence halls and more.

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Pre-Recorded Engineering Information Session

Unable to join us live for an information session? View a short pre-recorded session that provides a preview of the engineering program, the admissions process, scholarship opportunities and more.

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Recurring Events

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Society of Women Engineers Webinar

Come join current Society of Women Engineers (SWE) members for a webinar to meet fellow women in engineering, learn more about the organization, and sit in on a panel where SWE members give advice and answer any questions you may have. Each webinar, we will discuss different topics such as writing college essays, where to find additional scholarships and more.


Check out our other events!

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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.

Learn more here

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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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Student Ambassadors

Chemical Engineering
Colin Greer
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Biosystems Engineering
Biosystems Engineering
Caylee Marshall
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Amanda Muzzey
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering
David Sanabria
Electrical Engineering
Marlee Scholten
Biomedical Engineering
Biosystems Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Mining Engineering
Computer Science
Chemical Engineering