Scholarship Awards Banquet

Each year in May, the College of Engineering has its Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet for the Minority Engineering Recruiting and Retention Program. This banquet recognizes the extraordinary students of MERRP and their academic accomplishments. In addition, it recognizes the incredible members of NSBE and SHPE for their dedication and involvement in the respective engineering societies.

This year, the MERRP Scholarship Awards Banquet will take place on Friday, May 13th 2016 starting at 6 pm in the Student Services Building (SSB). Donations can be made HERE.

UIC Open House

Open House 2015 is your all-access pass to UIC, Chicago’s public research university. Whether you are a prospective student, a nostalgic alum or a friendly neighbor, we invite you to see what UIC is all about. UIC ranks among the nation’s leading research universities and is Chicago’s largest university, with 28,000 students (61% undergraduate), 15 colleges and the largest medical school in the U.S. UIC has been a leader in a new model of higher education: the comprehensive urban research university, and is recognized as one of the nation’s most diverse. UIC Open House gives you the opportunity to get behind the scenes and up close with our award-winning faculty and staff. Admissions sessions will assist prospective students in charting a path to UIC. See below for a sneak peek of the academic offerings that are being planned, and check back in August for a complete schedule to plan your Open House experience. The College of Engineering will have several demos, lab visits, and tours available for all interested students and their families interested in engineering and other STEM studies. We look forward to seeing you, family and friends at UIC Open House October 3rd!

More information can be found at the UIC Open House Website.

UIC Summer College

UIC Summer College is a collection of programs aimed at easing your transition from high school to college. UIC Summer College is tuition FREE.

You can take Summer College courses to help you earn a higher placement in math, chemistry, and writing — a great head start for your success at UIC .

UIC Summer College students make friends, learn their way around UIC campus, and get to know about UIC’s many student resources. You’ll learn to call the UIC campus home before those first hectic days of the fall semester.

Registration and more information can be found at the UIC Summer College Website.

Preparation for Majoring in Engineering (PrepME)

A UIC Summer College program, the Preparation for Majoring in Engineering (PrepME) Workshop creates a positive, motivating, welcoming classroom environment for incoming freshmen while priming them for the challenges of engineering. Participants will receive a mathematics refresher in pre-calculus, fundamental concepts in engineering, and a culturally focused and enriching interaction with corporate sponsors during the five-week session.To familiarize students with UIC’s institutional structure and campus personnel of the College of Engineering, on-campus technical and academic resources are introduced throughout the summer session. This workshop is FREE to all incoming freshman.

This year, PrepME will take place starting June 20th and end July 29th, 2016. Registration will open May 6th and all interested incoming freshmen can find more information here.