Be an engineer and something more! This community welcomes all engineering students who wish to excel academically through shared knowledge, build a strong support network, and have fun. You will be able to participate in several activities including social events, faculty networking dinners, service projects, special tours, and off-campus trips.
Programming for People in Engineering
Programming may vary from year to year. Past programs in this community have included:
- Get invited to special dinners with engineering professors, alumni and student organizations
- Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
- Tour unique and interesting spaces
- Hydro-electric power plant
- New residence hall construction
- Rockwell Collins
- UI Hospital
- Proctor & Gamble
- Meet with the Department of Transportation or the local Corps of Engineers.
- Form teams and participate in intramural events
The course for Fall 2017 will be ENGR:1000:0001 Engineering Success for First-Year Students: This course is an introduction to engineering student life; electronic resources; keys to and skills for success; coping with adversity; selecting a major; advising; curriculum choices and career objectives; ethics; communication; internships and co-ops; job search skills.
Who Lives Here
This community is open to all students with a major in the College of Engineering.
For More Information
Please contact Jane Dorman, Director, Engineering Admissions and First Year Experience in the College of Engineering at 800-553-4692 or 319-335-5769.