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Prospective students interested in pursuing an engineering degree can choose a comprehensive overview of our college or dive deeper into any of our departments. If you'd like to learn about the student experience from current students, register for one of our student organization led events!
Take a Photo Tour of Grainger Engineering
Check out our snapshot slideshow to get a peek inside a few landmark locations, classrooms, labs, and hangout spots on the Grainger Engineering campus.
Take a Photo Tour of Grainger EngineeringFreshman Launch groups Saturday, August 24, 2019. Students test their VR skills in CS 498: Virtual Reality at the VR Lab at Siebel Center for Computer Science in Urbana on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Ganpath Karl, an Electrical Engineering major, works on soldering in the Advanced Power Applications Lab at ECE on Monday, March 4, 2019. Karl is involved with a sustainability project and has been active with Innovation, Leadership & Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE) and iVenture Accelerator. Students gather to study and work in the Grainger Library overlooking the Bardeen quad on November 29, 2017. The sun's rays stream through the large windows of Geoffrey Yeh Student Center at Newmark Hall as students review classroom work in bright surroundings in Urbana on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. The Civil Engineering student seen here is working on his master's degree, which he will receive in the summer of 2020. Students in ME 370 test their robots one last time, challenging them with rough terrain, during their finals at the Materials Science and Engineering Building in Urbana on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Members of the Concrete Canoe team row against strong winds as they use wooden boats for practice during their Paddling Team Meeting at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Project manager, Darren Liu, a senior in CEE, is determined to help his team reach nationals in spring 2019 with this year's design. Last year they took fourth place in regionals. The top two teams in regionals go on to compete in nationals. Last year's concrete canoe, featuring a pirate theme, is pictured docked at Crystal Lake during a paddling team meeting. Illinois students, faculty, staff, and the Marching Illini celebrate The Grainger Foundation's generous gift at Electrical and Computer Engineering Building in Urbana on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Students walk through the Siebel Center for Computer Science on November 1, 2017. Three students sit and work at Loomis Laboratory on November 2, 2017. Students observe a lecture taught by Professor Tim Stelzer at Loomis Laboratory on November 2, 2017. The exterior of the newly renovated Everitt Lab is seen here in Urbana on July 27, 2018. Students walk along the sidewalks of Bardeen Quad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on November 31, 2017. Grainger Engineering students, and students across the Midwest, don glow-in-the-dark jewelry as they solve web design puzzles under black lights at Caterpillar's Code in the Dark. The event was part of the 36-hour HackIllinois at ECEB in Urbana on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The Association for Computer Machinery at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign oversees HackIllinois each year. The Off-Road Illini SAE Baja team spend part of their Saturday building vehicles for competition while at Engineering Student Projects Lab in Urbana on Oct. 6, 2018. Computer Science Engineering students proudly wear their tee-shirts. Incoming freshmen and transfer students enjoy food, games, and mingling with Engineering professors and other students at Bardeen Quad during Launch! in Urbana on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Undergraduate students with Women in Engineering work together at the Mechanical Engineering Lab's Innovation Studio in Urbana on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Picture from left are: Ashley Mitchell, Delanie Steinweg, Michelle McCord, and Jamie Milota. Craig Zilles, associate professor of Computer Science, teaches CS 225 Data Structures at Grainger Auditorium at ECEB in Urbana on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.
Watch a Grainger Engineering Class
Want to get a glimpse of what real course instructions looks like in Grainger Engineering? Take a look through our sample video recordings! Unlimited opportunity awaits you in any of our 15 undergraduate major programs.
Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Summer Programs
During the summer, WYSE offers multiple Engineering Summer Camps and STEM research experiences for middle school and high school students.
Meet Grainger Engineers
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Prospective Student Resources
What Engineering majors do you offer? How do I make myself competitive to get into Grainger Engineering? How do I setup a visit to campus? Find answers to these questions and more by visiting our FAQ page.