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Virtual Summer Engineering Experience at the University of Dayton

SEE-UD 2021

Summer 2021 virtual SEE-UD camp information coming January 2021!

We know that you can't come to campus right now, but it's time for a flyover!

The School of Engineering is pleased to offer a virtual Summer Engineering Experience at the University of Dayton (SEE-UD)!

Virtual SEE-UD camp dates

Virtual SEE-UD camp dates: TBD

2020 SEE-UD camp content

Virtual SEE-UD is free for all participants!

At UD we understand that COVID-19 has taken a lot away from your high school experience and we want to add something to your high school experience. Therefore, we are offering the Virtual SEE-UD Camp free of charge for all of our participants.

Participation awards for live virtual camp

Rising seniors (class of 2022)

Rising seniors who complete camp requirements and apply to the University of Dayton by the early action (non-binding) deadline of November 1, 2021, are eligible for one of the following awards:

  • SEE-UD Virtual Visit Award:
    • Participate in minimum of 4 sessions (1 Engineering Overview, 1 Engineering Module, 1 Industry or Community Partner Session, 1 Engagement Session)
    • Priority consideration for admission
    • $4,000 UD textbook scholarship for attending camp and submitting FAFSA
  • SEE-UD Recognition Award:
    • Participate in minimum of 4 sessions (1 Engineering Overview, 1 Engineering Module, 1 Industry or Community Partner Session, 1 Engagement Session)
    • Submit Student Project meeting rubric standards
    • Priority consideration for admission
    • $4,000 UD textbook scholarship for attending camp and submitting FAFSA
    • $2,000 SEE-UD Scholarship over four years
  • SEE-UD Excellence Award:
    • Participate in minimum of 4 sessions (1 Engineering Overview, 1 Engineering Module, 1 Industry or Community Partner Session, 1 Engagement Session)
    • Submit Student Project meeting rubric standards AND selected by UD as submitting an outstanding project
    • Priority consideration for admission
    • $4,000 UD textbook scholarship for attending camp and submitting FAFSA
    • $4,000 SEE-UD Scholarship over four years
    • Invitation to an exclusive meeting with an Engineering faculty member or researcher during a campus visit event

Rising juniors (class of 2023)

Rising juniors who complete camp requirements and apply to the University of Dayton by the early action (non-binding) deadline are eligible for the following award:

  • SEE-UD Participation Award:
    • When you apply at UD, you will receive priority consideration for admission and all available scholarship opportunities.
    • Participate in minimum of 4 sessions (1 Engineering Overview, 1 Engineering Module, 1 Industry or Community Partner Session, 1 Engagement Session)
    • Optional - Submit Student Project meeting rubric standards. Outstanding projects will be recognized by UD School of Engineering.

Eligibility

  • The live virtual camp is open to high school students entering the 11th or 12th grade in fall 2021.
  • Requirement: 3.0 GPA
  • Space in the live virtual camp is limited and priority registration will be given (in first come first serve order) to:
    • Rising high school seniors, class of 2022 (note that rising high school juniors, class of 2023, will also have the opportunity to do our camps next summer 2022)
  • If you do not meet the eligibility requirements because you will be entering the 10th grade in fall 2021 or you do not meet the 3.0 GPA requirement, but you're still interested in attending the live virtual camp if space is available, please complete the SEE-UD 2021 Interest Form, and we will contact you. 

Last summer's 2020 schedule

All times are shown in Eastern time. 2020 printable schedule (PDF)

Some of the best components of our in-person camp are included in the virtual camp:

  • Explore and learn about the diverse fields of engineering
  • Engage with faculty, engineering professionals and UD engineering students
  • Learn how to use engineering to tackle some of the most pressing issues identified in the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges, which focus on four themes: sustainability, health, security, and joy of living
  • Learn about the exciting opportunities at the University of Dayton and the School of Engineering
  • Engage and ask questions about engineering and the college search process for parents/guardians

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  • Virtual SEE-UD Flyover Launch - Join us as we kick off the Virtual Summer Engineering Experience at the University of Dayton! We’ll provide an overview of the camp structure, participation levels, and session types. We’ll demonstrate how to use the 1850 Campus Groups site to register for the sessions you select to participate in and how to access the Zoom session links. Meet our Virtual SEE-UD Camp coordinators and many of the UD Engineering students that you’ll interact with in sessions throughout the week. Student participants and parents/guardians should attend this kick off event.
  • Engineering Overview Sessions (shown in blue on calendar) - Engineering faculty will provide an in depth look at each engineering discipline including key opportunities and career paths. You’ll also have the opportunity for Q&A with the engineering faculty member and students in the program. If you are not sure what type of engineering you are interested in, the Discover Engineering Session will provide a general overview of all the engineering paths. The Engineering Technology session includes information about Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology, Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology programs.
  • Engineering Module Sessions (shown in red on calendar) - Engineering faculty will demonstrate a specific engineering concept showcasing their labs or research.  You’ll have the opportunity for Q&A with the engineering faculty member and students in the program.
  • Industry Community Partner Sessions (shown in purple on calendar) - Learn what engineers do first-hand in Industry and in local community organizations. We’ll highlight some of the companies and community organizations that our engineering students and alumni work for. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the various types of work and community impact as well as Q&A with the engineers and student co-ops/interns.
  • Engagement Sessions (shown in green on calendar) - These sessions will highlight college outside of academics. The Admissions session will help you chart your college search process and learn a bit more about UD. The Late Night Session will be hosted by our engineering students and feature some fun games and interaction to learn about life as an engineering college student. The Women Engineering Program and Minority Engineering Program sessions will showcase how students are involved in these organizations at UD.
  • Optional Student Project - Students seeking an increased level of engagement can participate in our optional student project! Through the project you will explore how to use engineering to tackle pressing issues identified in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice - and you'll make a connection with an engineering solution. You'll showcase one topic of choice in your own creative manner - through a video, a short paper, a poem, a prototype, artwork, or any other idea you have!
  • Parent Coffee Chat - Parents/guardians are welcome to join us for a casual event designed to answer questions you have about Engineering, the University and the college search process. School of Engineering and Admissions representatives will be on the chat and excited to engage with you!
  • Virtual SEE-UD Flyover Wrap-Up - Join us as we conclude the Virtual Summer Engineering Experience!  We’ll share highlights of the experience, recognize the participants, and showcase the outstanding projects. Admissions and School of Engineering representatives will be available to answer questions. Student participants and parents/guardians should attend this wrap-up event.

Application

2021 Application: TBD

Interest form: Summer 2021 camps!

If you would like to be notified when information is available for summer 2021 high school camps, please complete the SEE-UD 2021 Interest Form, and we will contact you. 

Contact information

If you have questions, please email engineeringcamps@udayton.edu.

Can't participate in SEE-UD 2021?

If you can't participate in our summer experience, you can schedule a virtual engineering visit with one of our academic departments, Minority Engineering Program or Women Engineering Program. We'd love to connect and answer your questions! Learn more at the School of Engineering Virtual Visit website and schedule a visit that works for you!