FAQ

"Explore Engineering Day"

1. What time is the event?

This is a come-and-go event from 10:00am - 2:00pm on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014.

2. Where is the event?

Located on the campus of UT Dallas. Activities at the Visitor Center Building (VCB), ECSS/ ECSN Buildings, ATC, and JSOM Building. Greeters will be located on campus to direct you to the location. Download a campus map at this link: http://www.utdallas.edu/maps/

3. Where do I park?

Parking is available on campus.
Campus Parking Map

4. Do I need a parking pass?

A parking pass is recommended. Download this flyer to park in any Green or Gold space
Parking Pass
Campus Parking Map

5. Are there places to eat lunch?

The Student Union (SU) will have several options available for lunch. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch to campus!

6. What are the types of activities?

An updated listing for “Explore Engineering Day” is at this link.

http://ecs.utdallas.edu/engineersweek/explore-engineering-day.html

7. What does it cost?

This is a free event!

8. Is this event appropriate for all ages?

UTD’s “Explore Engineering Day” is an event for the whole family. All ages are welcome to attend. Students 18 and under are encouraged to earn an Engineers Week patch by acquiring stamps on a passport while visiting various stations. Students in high school may be interested to learn about engineering majors during 10-15 minute presentations from UTD professors. Corporations will also spend 15-20 minutes giving presentations and demonstrations about their programs, products, projects, and professions. Our Visitor Center Building will house corporation stations, which will include interactive displays and activities. There will be colleges on hand to provide helpful information and summer camp opportunities. UTD students will be on hand, along with their professional counterparts, for additional displays in the ECS Building. Hear what it is like to study engineering and computer science at UTD!

9. Is this a Girl Scout STEM event ?

Yes! This event earned the STEM Seal of Approval and Girl Scouts can earn the "E" in their STEM badge. Explore engineering by visiting stations and activities with a passport retrieved from the visitor center. After visiting stations, you will also receive a fun patch.