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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 the major you were admitted to.

 

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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 the major you were admitted to.

Take a Photo Tour of Grainger Engineering

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Freshman Launch groups Saturday, August 24, 2019.
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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.
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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.
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Students gather to study and work in the Grainger Library overlooking the Bardeen quad on November 29, 2017.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Students walk through the Siebel Center for Computer Science on November 1, 2017.
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Three students sit and work at Loomis Laboratory on November 2, 2017.
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Students observe a lecture taught by Professor Tim Stelzer at Loomis Laboratory on November 2, 2017.
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The exterior of the newly renovated Everitt Lab is seen here in Urbana on July 27, 2018.
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Students walk along the sidewalks of Bardeen Quad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on November 31, 2017.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Craig Zilles, associate professor of Computer Science, teaches CS 225 Data Structures at Grainger Auditorium at ECEB in Urbana on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.
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Undergraduate Resources Office Hours

Meet with one of the Engineering Assistant Deans to ask questions you might have about majors, curriculum, advising, admissions, and more.

All Dean Q&A sessions are held at 3:30 pm CDT. Click on a date below to register.

Informational Q&A session to learn more about Engineering Career Services.

Click on a time next to one of the dates below to register for office hours. All times are CDT.

Meet with the Transfer Programs and Engineering Pathways staff to learn more about the transfer process, ask questions, and learn more about The Grainger College of Engineering.

Click on a time next to one of the dates below to register for office hours. All times are CDT.

Schedule an appointment or call our hotline to learn more about Engineering Undergraduate Research.

Hotline
217-244-9995
Tues, Wed, Thurs (May 1 - June 30)
11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT

Click on a time next to one of the dates below to register for office hours. All times are CDT.

Informational session about the first steps to studying abroad

All iPEng office hours are held at 1:00 pm CDT. Click on a date below to register.

The mission of the Morrill Engineering Program (MEP) is to empower African American, Hispanic, and Native American engineering students, support their success as scholars, and leverage a community of students, staff, and alumni to achieve excellence in engineering. MEP will be hosting virtual office hours for spring 2020.

All MEP office hours are held from 2:00 - 4:00 pm CDT. Click on a date below to register.

WIE offers a Meet and Greet, which is an opportunity for you to speak with current women engineering students about their experiences here at Illinois.

Click on a time next to one of the dates below to register for a WIE Meet & Greet office hours. All times are CDT.

WYSE offers Summer Programs for High School and Middle School Students. Undergraduates serve as STEM ambassadors and mentors through community outreach, developing communication and leadership skills while serving youth in the community. 

Contact us for any questions you have about our programs.

wyse.engineering.illinois.edu
wyse@illinois.edu
217-300-7603

Department Office Hours

Aerospace Visit Days will include an overview of the Aerospace Engineering Program by faculty followed by a question and answer session. We look forward to helping you explore our department and answering any questions you may have.

All Aerospace Engineering office hours are held at 11:00 am CDT. Click on a date below to register.

Have a virtual visit with Agricultural & Biological Engineering recruiter and advisor, Anne Marie Boone. Learn more about the flexible curriculum, discuss exciting co-curricular opportunities including internships, student organizations, undergraduate research, design competitions, study abroad, technology and entrepreneurship, leadership activities, and minors, and answer any questions that you may have about the department.

Click on a time next to one of the dates below to register for office hours. All times are CDT.

Please email bioe-ugradprograms@illinois.edu with any questions.

Check out the bioengineering admitted student playlist to learn more about the program, hear from current students, and tour our labs.

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This Q&A will serve to provide information to admitted students and parents about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The department will give an overview and current CEE students will share their experiences.

All Civil & Environmental Engineering office hours are held at 4:00 pm CDT. Click on a date below to register.

Campus visits may not be happening in person right now, but you can still get a feel for our campus by connecting with us virtually!  Email Heather Zike to request an appointment with staff in the Computer Science Undergraduate Programs Office.  

Join us for an Informational Session with ECE. Learn more about what the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has to offer and the opportunities you will have if you choose to pursue a career in this field. You will have the opportunity to discuss with department advisors and ask any questions you have about ECE.

Click on a time next to one of the dates below to register for ECE office hours. All times are CDT.

Speak with a physics advisor today about any questions you might have about our department. This might include the following or anything else you're wondering about such as the Undergraduate curriculum, Study abroad opportunities, Academic resources, Research opportunities, Careers in physics, Financial aid, Extracurricular activities, or Housing & living.

All Engineering Physics office hours are held at 3:00 pm CDT. Click on a date below to register.

The Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering Department (ISE) staff would love the opportunity to interact with you and celebrate your admission to Industrial Engineering or Systems Engineering & Design at Illinois by inviting you to an informal chat with us to discuss any questions you may have about ISE or your admitted major. These events have been created to help you either make your decision on what school you will attend or celebrate the decision you have already made to become an ISE student! There are several dates to choose from before the admission deadline. These chats will be an excellent opportunity to: Learn more about our undergraduate academic programs: Industrial Engineering OR Systems Engineering & Design. Ask questions about the department, majors, etc. Explore the opportunities ISE has to offer to help you meet your future goals.

All ISE office hours are held at 3:00 pm CDT. Click on a date below to register.

Please contact ksander@illinois.edu to set up a virtual appointment.

Join the Mechanical Science and Engineering Department for an Illini Day Webinar Q&A Session and learn more about its Engineering Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering majors.

All MechSE office hours are held from 11:00 - 11:30 am CDT. Click on a date below to register.

Campus visits may not be happening in person right now, but you can still get a feel for our campus by visiting us virtually! These hour-long virtual info sessions are for high school students who are interested in applying to Illinois. You will participate in an approximate 1 hour long information session by the Director of Undergraduate Programs or a senior advisor within Computer Science, including Q & A.

All NPRE office hours are held at 11:00 am CDT. Click on a date below to register.

Prospective students and their families can connect with the Dean Susan Larson, who directs the First-Year Engineering Undeclared (FYEU) program. Join this online group session to answer questions about the FYEU program, The Grainger College of Engineering, and the University of Illinois.

Click on a date below to register for Engineering Undeclared office hours. All times are CDT.

Webinars

Student Hosted Webinars

Current students host webinars for admitted 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.

See webinar schedule

Hoeft Technology & Management (T&M) Program

The Hoeft Technology & Management (T&M) Program is a joint minor offered by Gies College of Business and The Grainger College of Engineering. It brings together top undergraduate business and engineering students who learn from each other and work together to develop comprehensive solutions to real-world problems.

Wednesday, April 15 at 6:00 - 7:30 pm CDT

Register for T&M Webinar

Department Webinars

Wednesday, April 22
6:00 pm CDT

Register for AE Webinar

Tuesday, March 10
2:00 pm CDT

Thursday, March 12
1:30 pm CDT

Wednesday, April 22
4:00 pm CDT

Register for CEE Webinar

Campus visits may not be happening in person right now, but you can still get a feel for our campus by connecting with us virtually! Email Heather Zike to request an appointment with staff in the Computer Science Undergraduate Programs Office.

Information Session with ECE Student Advisory Council & Academic Advisor Joan Brown for admitted students
Friday, April 17
11:00 am CDT

Register for ECE Webinar (4/17)

Information Session with ECE Student Advisory Council & Professor Kudeki for admitted students
Tuesday, April 21
6:00 pm CDT

Register for ECE Webinar (4/21)

Monday, April 20
1:00 pm CDT

Register for Physics Webinar

Admitted Student Day 2020
Saturday, April 11
9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Register for Physics Admitted Student Day

We Are Grainger Engineering

We do the impossible everyday.

Year In Review

2019 Was a big year for The Grainger College of Engineering. These are only a few of the highlights.

Learn About CARE

The Center for Academic Resources in Engineering (CARE) creates a dynamic learning community.

See our classrooms, labs & faculty

Visit Grainger Engineering's YouTube channel to see what being a student in your major is all about.

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Students Develop Beekeeping IoT for Renowned Research Lab

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.  

Have questions?

Email us at engineering-nsp@illinois.edu.