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Explore Engineering

Become a UD Engineer for a Day!

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Explore Engineering

Saturday, FEB. 10

*This event is now full. Please submit a form on our waitlist.*

Join us for Explore Engineering to learn more about an engineering career and what makes a UD engineering degree unique. Participate in hands-on activities in our labs, meet our faculty and current students and tour our campus and engineering facilities. 

This event is open to all high school juniors and seniors. Families: Explore Engineering is for you, too! Family programming will be available. 

University of Dayton representatives from the following will be available to answer your questions.

  • Engineering Co-op and Internship Office
  • Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program
  • Women Engineering Programs
  • Current engineering students
  • Engineering faculty and staff
  • Admission representatives
  • University Honors Program
Waitlist Open

Registration is currently full for the Feb. 10 event. Please add your name to our waitlist to be notified if space opens.

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Module Options
View the Explore Engineering lab module options. You will choose your top four options when registering for the event.
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Student Schedule

Optional campus tour.


Lunch on your own: try our nationally top-ranked campus dining venues!


Welcome
  • Dean's Address
  • Student panel

Follow your individualized schedule, which includes:
  • Two hands-on labs (50 minutes each), based on your top choices when you registered.
  • During the third hour, choose what interests you from the following:
    • Visit with department representatives
    • Learn more about cooperative education, the Office of Student Success or the Innovation Center
    • Visit Women Engineering Program, Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program, the Ethos Center and some of our many student organizations
    • Drop by open labs

Parent/Guardian Schedule

Optional campus tour.


Lunch on your own: try our nationally top-ranked campus dining venues!


Welcome
  • Dean's Address
  • Student panel

Admission and scholarship presentation by the Office of Admission and Financial Aid.


Learn more about the University Honors Program presented by Dr. Dorian Borbonus, associate director of the University Honors Program.

 


Choose what interests you:
  • Visit with department representatives
  • Learn more about cooperative education, the Office of Student Success and the Innovation Center
  • Visit Women Engineering Program, Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program, the Ethos Center and some of our student organizations
  • Drop by our open labs
  • Relaxation Zone: Enjoy a snack, tinker with Legos, chat with University of Dayton students

Additional programming to be announced.


Join Us for Extra Exploring

The Women Engineering Program and the Multi-Ethnic Engineers Program invite students to join them for Extra Exploring, a special event before the main programming. Meet with current students engaged in these programs and learn how they are using their engineering skills to pursue their passions. 

This session is open to all who are interested in learning how they could engage in these programs as UD students. We welcome students of all backgrounds and experiences to be part of our community.

If you would like to schedule a visit before this time, please see our visit page for opportunities. 

CONTACT

Engineering Engagement, Shawnee Breitenstein, Director

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0255
937-229-5082
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