What type of engineer do you want to be?

Each day you will dig into 2 engineering disciplines and uncover what it really means to be an engineer in those fields.  Through discussion, hands-on exercises, tours, and Q&A, professors, and students will help you discover the many possibilities that exist for engineers.  

Workshops Offered:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Climate & Space Engineering & Engineering 
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Industrial & Operations Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (not available summer of 2023)
  • Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences (not available summer of 2023)
  • Aerospace Engineering  (not available summer of 2023)
    *(You will choose 4 disciplines during your registration)

If you attend all 3 years of Discover Engineering, you will have the opportunity to participate in 12 engineering disciplines throughout the college.

workshop structure

Workshop Structure:

Workshops are designed to enlighten students about the various aspects of each engineering discipline.  Adults and kids attend the workshops together.  Below is the workshop structure:

Introduction to the engineering discipline (10 mins)
Hands-on exercise within engineering disciplines (1 1/4 hrs)
Lab tours to examine various research areas  (1 hr)
Job and industry discussion (20 mins)


Tours & Talks

Big House

Big House
Buses leave N Campus at 3:30 pm and return at 5:30 pm.

Campus Tour

Full campus tour.

Admissions Talk

The Engineering Admissions office will talk about the admissions process and answer your burning questions.

Ford Robotics BuildingRobotics Tour
Tour the new Ford Robotics building and learn about the exciting research with crawling, walking, and flying robots.
This may be redundant if you are in the Robotics workshop.

Please help us avoid unnecessary costs.
Not attending a tour at the end of the day?
Select “NO TOUR” during the registration process and
help us reduce program costs by renting fewer buses.