Considering becoming a Grainger Engineer? The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering is enhancing our virtual experiences this semester. Though campus visits have been suspended, we still want you to know all about our engineering culture and majors.
Student Hosted Webinars
Current students host webinars for prospective students to learn more about The Grainger College of Engineering. They will share a presentation with some of their experiences as an engineering student and answer your questions. Grainger Engineering staff will also be on hand to share more about life at the University of Illinois and the exciting opportunities available to you here.
Grainger Engineering Days
Hosted by the Engineering Outreach Bureau
The Engineering Outreach Bureau is one of 15 committees in Engineering Council. Our programs are developed and implemented entirely by current engineering students and are designed to inform interested individuals and groups, most often prospective students and their parents. Open to anyone, Grainger Engineering Days are intended to introduce high school students to the many engineering curriculums offered at the University of Illinois. Students will learn about research labs, chat with engineering students, and much more. Click on a date below to register.
NACAC Virtual College Fairs
Thinking about college? Here's your chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at in the Grainger College of Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and hundreds of other colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world. Parents invited, too. Learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit! Hosted by the National Association for College Admission Counseling NACAC.
October 12 & November 8
Join our Engineering Tour Guides for a VIRTUAL in-person tour of our engineering quads and buildings. You’ll have the opportunity to ask the guide questions during the tour.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 4:00 - 5:00 pm CDT
Saturdays | 10:00 - 10:30 am CDT
Join our Engineering Tour Guides for a virtual Q&A session. We will start with a brief informational presentation. Come with your list of questions.
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 6:00 - 7:00 pm CDT
Saturdays | 10:30 - 11:00 am CDT
Undergraduate Resources Office Hours
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Times: 4:00 – 4:30 pm & 4:30 – 5:00 pm
For assistance or questions on undergraduate research, call the Engineering Undergraduate Researchhotline: 217-244-9995. You can also schedule a virtual appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Meet with Transfer Programs students and staff to learn more about the transfer process, Engineering Pathways, and The Grainger College of Engineering.
Dates: Sept 18, October 2, October 9, November 6, November 13, December 4, December 18
Time: 30 minute appointment, between 9:30 – 11:30 am CDT
Join one of our Undergraduate Programs Office College Advisors or Assistant Deans to get your questions answered. Ask them anything! They are ready to meet you and support you in your application process.
Days: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Times: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
See how two ECE sophomores and their advisor developed WaggleNet, a wireless monitoring system, to help monitor the health of bees inside their hives while using an ad-hoc network for communication.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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