Frequently Asked Questions

1. What time is the event?
This is a come-and-go event from 10:00am - 2:00pm on Saturday, Feb 21, 2015.

2. Where is the event?
Located on the campus of UT Dallas. Activities at the 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:

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. Please check back later for printable parking passes

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?
We will have demonstrations, hands-on activities, interactive activities, campus tours, scouting "fun patches", and engineering information for all ages!

Corporate and local groups will provide demonstrations and presentations on their products, projects, programs, and professions!

Faculty will speak about topics such as: What are the different engineering majors? What kind of research does a UTD professor engage in? What types of careers can engineers expect? These are a series of 15 minute presentations about majors and research at UTD. Following the presentation, the professor will be available for Q&A.

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7. What does it cost?
This is a free event!

8. Is this event appropriate for all ages?
"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 UT Dallas 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. UT Dallas 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 UT Dallas!