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In-Person Events

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Engineering Information Session & Tour

Engineering Information Sessions are one-hour meetings with a UK Engineering Recruiter to learn about our engineering program, scholarships, co-ops and internships, housing, and more. You’ll also tour the engineering facilities.

REGISTER for info session

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Pathway to Engineering Transfer Session

During the Pathway to Engineering Transfer Session you’ll meet with an engineering recruiter to discuss admission requirements, co-ops and internships, scholarships, and more. You’ll also tour the engineering facilities

REGISTER for transfer session

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Engineering Grand Tour

Engineering Grand Tours allow families to learn about our engineering program, scholarships, co-ops and hear directly from professors and students. You’ll visit state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories as well as the new engineering residence hall. Grand Tours occur on Mondays throughout the academic year.

Grand Tours will resume in September 2024

Register for a tour

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Lunch with Society of Women Engineers

You are invited to lunch with the UK Society of Women Engineers (SWE) prior to the Engineering Grand Tour! Learn about what SWE has to offer while meeting new friends. Lunch is offered for free in Champions Kitchen. Families of the prospective student are welcome to join too!

Lunch with SWE will resume in September 2024

Register for Lunch

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Women in Engineering (WiE) Day

During the Women in Engineering (WiE) Day, high school students will meet alumni, faculty, staff and students as they explore UK Engineering. Learn about the process of applying to UK, discover what it takes to be a successful engineering student, meet UK Engineering staff and faculty, and engage with current leaders in the UK Society of Women Engineers. Parents and guardians will also learn how they can help their students pursue a career in engineering during a special parent/guardian workshop.

Fall 2024 Date TBD


Register for WiE Day

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Engineering Open House

The UK Engineering Open House is a once-a-semester event held on a Saturday in the fall and spring. During this special event, prospective students and their guests interact with engineering professors and current students, tour engineering classrooms and laboratories, and have their questions answered regarding engineering majors, co-ops, scholarships and more. The option of visiting Pigman Hall – the engineering residence hall – is available too.
Fall 2024 Date TBD

Register for open house

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Biomedical Engineering Showcase

The Biomedical Engineering Showcase will allow you to meet current biomedical engineering students and faculty as you explore the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering. Attend to learn more about the biomedical engineering courses, student organizations, internships, and careers. The showcase will also include opportunities to see various engineering buildings, classrooms, and research labs.

Fall 2024 Date TBD

Register for BME Showcase

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Evening with Engineering Receptions

Evening with Engineering Receptions are held off-campus in your home area. During the event, you’ll speak directly with UK Engineering representatives, current students and successful alumni to have your questions answered regarding the engineering program, co-ops and internships, housing and more.

Fall 2024 Dates TBD

LEARN about receptions

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UK Campus Tour

In addition to coming to campus for an engineering visit, we encourage seeing the rest of our beautiful campus as well. The UK Visitor Center offers general information sessions and campus tours Monday through Friday (and select Saturdays) all year long. 

Register for tour

Virtual Events

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Virtual Engineering Tour

Get a sneak peek of the Pigman College of Engineering! Watch this 7-minute video to learn more about the Pigman College of Engineering and tour through some of our facilities.

Watch Now

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Virtual Campus Tour

Experience campus from anywhere. See our beautiful, state-of-the-art buildings including the Gatton Student Center, William T. Young Library, new residence halls and more.

Start Tour

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Pre-Recorded Engineering Information Session

Unable to join us live for an information session? View a short pre-recorded session that provides a preview of the engineering program, the admissions process, scholarship opportunities and more.

View the Session Here

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Diversity and Inclusivity

Learn how we create a world that works by building awareness of the benefits that diversity in all its forms can bring, and by ensuring that each person is able to contribute to and benefit from a culture and climate of inclusion.

Learn more here

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Special Events - K-12 Outreach

The University of Kentucky and the Pigman College of Engineering offer many opportunities to learn about our programs, engage with professional engineers and explore the world of STEM careers. From our annual E-Day event to Engineering Girls Day there will be an event to inspire you and your children.

See our events

Student Ambassadors

Steven Glaneman
Computer Engineering
Juan Diego Hodgson ENG Ambassador
Civil Engineering
Brysen Honeycutt ENG Ambassador
Mechanical Engineering
Jayla McCoy ENG Ambassador
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering and Mathematics