Maximizing Engineering Potential

MEP Calendar of Events

MEP offers several activities and events throughout the year. MEP offers twice weekly one-hour workshops, large "milestone" events once per quarter, and fieldtrips via "Freshmen Fridays." All events are posted to the MEP Calendar.

2019/2020 Calendar

Below are MEP “milestone” events. These involve the entire freshman cohort and also serve to recognize rising scholars (continuing sophomore/junior/senior students).


Event Date Time Location
Learning Community & Pre-Orientation June 10, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm Ursa Minor
Engineering in Your Future (Summer Bridge 1) June 10 – 12, 2019 3-day summer residential program Palmitas, Various locations
Engineering in Your Future (Summer Bridge 2) June 17 – 19, 2019 3-day summer residential program Palmitas, Various locations
AISES, NSBE, SHPE, and SWE Leadership Training August 17, 2019 8:00am – 3:00pm Kellogg West
TASI Student Facilitators Orientation August 27, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm Building 9, Room 201/203
Tutors Orientation August 29, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm Building 9, Room 201/203
TASI & Tutor Training September 13, 2019 11:30am – 1:30pm Building 9, Room 247
Coffee & Conversation Networking Event September 27, 2019 8:00am – 10:00am Ursa Minor
Federal Government Jobs Student Symposium & Career Event October 10, 2019 8:00am – 3:00pm Ursa Major A/B, Ursa Minor, Lyra, Orion
AISES National Conference October 10–12, 2019 Conference Milwaukee, Wisconsin
SWE National Conference November 7 – 9, 2019 Conference Anaheim, CA
Spring Recognition Event January 24, 2020 10:00am – 3:00pm Ursa Minor
NSBE National Conference March 25–29, 2020 Conference San Antonio, Texas
MEP Graduation Banquet & Awards Recognition May 14, 2020 5:00pm – 8:00pm Ursa Minor

* MEP students have been allotted seats during the first four Summer Orientation sessions.

Not included in the MEP events calendar are:

  • Tutoring (mandatory for freshmen); offered Monday through Friday at various hours and locations
  • One-hour career information sessions and “soft skills” workshops; held on Tuesday/Thursdays during U-Hour
  • “Freshmen Fridays;” these are community engagement projects or industry tours at off-site locations
  • MEP Ambassadors monthly leadership and professional development (various dates/times and locations)
  • MEP Scholarship Luncheons (various dates/times and locations)