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Civil Engineering

We recognize our students' talents and provide opportunities and activities for real experiences and advanced learning — and fun. We work closely with alumni and private business leaders to supply ongoing opportunities and to continue the cycle of education and service in the engineering community.


Career Services
UD Career Services provides excellent career-related resources, programs, services and opportunities that build confidence and job-search skills. Talk with our School of Engineering Career Services' representative.

Cooperative Education
Gain hands-on experience and apply the concepts you learn in class by alternating semesters of full-time study at UD with semesters of full-time, paid work experience in industry, business or government.

The ETHOS Center
In the ETHOS service program, students help integrate technology with global cultures and communities. The emphasis is placed on ideas and implementation of appropriate technology, sustainable development and service-learning through technical immersion, integrated classroom work, collaborative research and on-campus activities.

Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam
The FE Exam is typically the first step to obtaining a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license.

Handshake: Student Employment
The search for a job just got easier! Handshake is a free online service that simplifies the job search process for on-campus employment, internships, co-op positions and full-time work after graduation. You can research companies, search for openings, read job descriptions, submit your résumé, schedule interviews, and register for career events.    

Honors Program
The University Honors Program offers rigorous and expansive educational experiences for our academically accomplished students and provides unique learning opportunities beyond the normal college experience, enriched courses taught by top professors and an inspiring, collaborative camaraderie with fellow students.

Minority Engineering Program
Reach your full potential through this integrated program that creates an optimum learning environment and supports minority engineering students financially, fundamentally, practically and intellectually. 

Women Engineering Program
Share and explore technical interests with other women engineering students and build personal and professional relationships that will last a lifetime.  

Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants and Assistantships

Dayton Section ASCE Service Learning Grant (PDF)
DeRoo/Ahern Civil Engineering Scholarship

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Liang.


Learn, Lead and Serve Fund Grants

Make a positive impact on the community while exploring engineering concepts. The School of Engineering Learn, Lead and Serve (LLS) Fund encourages students to perform domestic and international research while serving community organizations. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $2,000, and higher amounts are available for team projects. Applications are accepted each semester. For more information, contact the ETHOS Center,

Weiss Book Scholarship Application

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Dr. Robert Liang, Department Chair

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0243