MERRP is

Dedicated to helping minority engineers succeed and excel in a college environment, the Minority Engineering Recruitment and Retention Program (MERRP) is the hub of many nationally run engineering societies and activities at UIC.

MERRP is

Home for the three nationally run engineering societies: the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers. This is the place to be if you want to get involved on campus as part of a national student organization!

MERRP IS

Located within Science and Engineering Lab East, Room 2065. With two new study rooms and across the hall from a full ACCC computer lab, MERRP is the optimal location to study, work, and get involved at UIC!

Ideal Studying Space

Equipped with brand new, ergonomically designed, movable tables and chairs, the new MERRP Office located in SEL-East 2065 is an ideal space for individual or group study. With a large, open use whiteboard and a projector tutoring is perfect for small groups. The walls are lined with power strips. In addition, we are located directly across from a new ACCC Computer Lab!

Home of Leaders

MERRP has historically been home to the three nationally run engineering societies: the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers. Freshman and transfer students looking to get involved on campus should start here! There are many unique ways to get involved within these societies and reap the benefits of their networks, workshops, and conventions!