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Join the College of Engineering for a fun-filled first week of school: Make new friends, connect with student clubs and organizations, meet College staff, obtain info about UA resources and get pumped for an awesome year!


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Week of Welcome

UA Clicks
Friday, August 18, 10:15-11:50 a.m.
SUMC Main Ballroom
Learn more about the College of Engineering, academic policies and support services. Participate in an exciting panel discussion with current Engineering students. This program is mandatory for students to attend.

Dean's BBQ
Friday, August 18, 12:30-2 p.m.
AME Courtyard
Moving in sure works up an appetite—join Dean Goldberg, Engineering faculty and staff, and Engineering student council for lunch. You will also get your class T-shirt, cool swag, and even be entered to win prizes there, so don’t miss out! Reserve your spot now as space is limited. (Event cost is $15)

Pancake 'Linner'
Saturday, August 19, 3-5 p.m.
ENGR Courtyard
Drop by the Engineering Courtyard to fuel up. We’ll be flipping pancakes and sizzling bacon so you’re filled up and ready to dance it up at the RHA Block Party after.

Getting Situated
Sunday, August 20, 2-5 p.m.
ENGR Building
Harshbarger? ECE? Harvill? Be prepared for your first day of classes. An Engineering student will show you the best shortcuts around campus. Bring your class schedule, and make the most of this one-on-one opportunity to network within the College. 

Bigger. Better. Bash!
Sunday, August 20, 6:30-9 p.m.
UA Mall
All new students are invited to Bigger. Better. Bash! Learn what it means to "Bear Down" from UA experts including Wilbur and Wilma. Attendees will receive their official Bear Down shirts. The event will be outdoors on the UA Mall. The pre-show starts at 6:30 with the Student Services Showcase in the Student Union Memorial Center Canyon. Drop by for more t-shirts and more giveaways!

Start of Classes
Monday, August 21

Good luck with the start of classes. Stop by the Q&A table in the lobby of the Engineering Building if you need any help.

Women in Engineering Welcome Lunch
Tuesday, August 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ENGR Courtyard
Meet other women in the College of Engineering for lunch. Hosted by the Society of Women Engineers, Women in Science and Engineering, Women in Optics and the Women in Engineering Program Board, this is a great opportunity to join an organization and build a support network. 

Honors Student Reception
Wednesday, August 23, 5-6:30 p.m.
Arbol de la Vida Courtyard
Honors Engineering students are invited to join faculty and staff for light fare and good conversation.

THINK TANK Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
ENGR Courtyard

Socialize with THINK TANK over sundaes. In addition to offering tutoring in math and writing, THINK TANK supports Engineering students with specialized study groups and workshops.

Engineering Club & Organization Showcase
Wednesday, August 30, 3:30-5 p.m.
UA Mall

Meet and greet with representatives from all 50+ of our College clubs and organizations. You’ll find numerous ways to get involved, meet people and develop your personal and professional skill sets.


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