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"Get to Know UMass Engineering" Events


We invite you to participate in various personalized conversations with current students and faculty throughout the spring to learn more about their experiences and answer any questions you might have as a prospective or newly admitted engineering student.

(And, yes, the food here is as good as you’ve heard. That’s an easy one!)


Virtual Zoom Conversations with Student Tour Guides

The College of Engineering’s Office of Student Affairs (OSA) offers daily in-person tours throughout the semester. If you can’t get to campus, that’s no problem! You can schedule a Zoom conversation with a student tour guide by emailing coeadvising@umass.edu.


Virtual Zoom Conversations with Students and Faculty by Major

Want more in-depth information about a particular undergraduate major or majors? This spring, the College of Engineering will be offering zoom conversations with students, faculty, and/or staff in the following programs:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Registration information and details are coming soon. Please check back for more info.
 

URep UMass: Real Talks

This student-only virtual space is open to all prospective students, though especially insightful for students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, including first generation and LGBTQ+ students. Current students from diverse backgrounds—including engineering students—will introduce you to UMass Amherst, share their stories and experiences, and answer your questions.

During our hour-long URep UMass: Real Talk, you’ll also have the opportunity to ask our Admission Diversity Fellows questions about the UMass student experience and learn tips and tricks that will help you finalize your application to UMass Amherst.

URep UMass: Real Talks will all take place from 7 - 8 p.m. on February 7, February 17, March 7, March 28, and April 21.

Information on how to register will be posted here soon.


Destination Days for Admitted Students

Admitted students are invited to connect with faculty, staff, and current students in the College of Engineering as part of UMass Amherst’s upcoming Destination Days on February 19 and March 27.

Specific Destination Day programming details are coming soon. Please check back for more info.


URep UMass Day

All admitted students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, including first generation, are invited to attend a special campus visit day on April 2, which will help connect you with resources and groups across campus.

As part of this day, engineering is planning a special Engineering & Society Summit, which will include mini-workshops with our faculty and students, as well as a chance to connect with our alumni.

Specific Engineering & Society Summit programming details are coming soon. Please check back for more info.


Can’t wait to Learn More?

Check out this video on civil engineering major Bridget explaining why she chose UMass.