Visit Options for Prospective Students

  • There are many opportunities for prospective students to visit the College of Engineering and get to know more about the incredible students, faculty, opportunities, and facilities; see details below.
  • Register for all the options on the Admissions "visit campus" website

Explore Engineering at Iowa Programs

Join us for this in-depth session to learn about the success-focused and team-based engineering experience at the University of Iowa. You'll meet and interact with current engineering students, faculty members, alumni, the director of admissions & student life, and the director of engineering career services; you'll learn about majors and opportunities and what makes our engineering program an excellent choice for smart and multi-talented students; you'll also go on a tour of the Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts & Sciences and see classrooms, innovative labs, and other favorite spots in the engineering building. We look forward to introducing you to what it means to "be an engineer and something more" and answering all your questions.

  • Saturday, October 23rd, 12:00-3:00 p.m. VIRTUAL
  • Saturday, December 4th, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. IN-PERSON
  • Register on the Admissions "visit campus" website
  • Registration opens in January for Explore Engineering at Iowa programs in the 2022 spring semester. The dates for those programs:  Saturday, February 12th, 12:00-3:00 p.m. (Virtual), Saturday, March 5th, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (In-person), and Saturday, April 9th, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (in-person).

Engineering Academic Session & Tour

Join us to learn what makes Engineering@Iowa an intriguing and unique engineering experience! In a one-hour in-person session, you'll hear from Jane Dorman, director of engineering admissions & student life, and several current engineering students. Questions are welcome. If you have the time, stay with us for a student ambassador-led tour of the engineering building where you will walk through classrooms, innovative labs, and other favorite spots. Along the way, they'll share their experiences as engineering students at the University of Iowa.

  • Mondays and Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. (followed by 2:30 engineering tour0
  • Fridays at 1:30 p.m. as part of the University's Hawkeye Visit Day programs
  • Register on the Admissions "visit campus" website

Engineering Tour with Student Ambassadors

Meet current engineering students who will walk you through classrooms, innovative labs, and other favorite spots in the engineering building. Along the way, they'll share their experiences as engineering students at the University of Iowa. Your questions are welcome. 

In-person tours with engineering student ambassadors are available:

* Mondays: 2:30 p.m. (follows the 1:30 academic session)

* Tuesdays: 1:30 p.m. (tour only; no academic session)

* Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m. (tour only; no academic session)

* Thursdays: 2:30 p.m. (follows the 1:30 academic session)

* Fridays: 2:30 p.m. (follows the 1:30 academic session that is part of the Hawkeye Visit Days)

Virtual appointment with Jane Dorman, Director of Engineering Admissions & Student Life

If you can't meet Jane in person, or you have another question about you leave campus, schedule a one-on-one appointment to meet virtually. Appointment times are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. Set up the appointment here.

When making a reservation through the Office of Admissions, be sure to look for the College of Engineering options.