Student Life

Opportunity around every corner

Grainger Engineers are well-rounded to say the least. You get hands-on experience alongside world renowned researchers. Create world-changing innovations and start-ups. Get personalized help from tutors and advisors. Meet and work with experts from around the world in state-of-the art facilities. And make life-long friends while gaining valuable experience in student organizations.

Whether your dream includes forming your own company, landing your dream job, or continuing your education, these opportunities begin the moment you step foot on our campus.


Best college town in America


Best food town in Midwest
Midwest Living


Top Tech City


of undergraduates participate in research 


Locally-owned restaurants


NCAA Division I varsity sports programs in the Big Ten Conference


Unique university housing options for students


Engineering-specific Student Organizations (RSO's)