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Virtual Visits

Congratulations on your admission to MechSE at the University of Illinois!  As a newly admitted student, you're invited to attend an exclusive webinar where we will discuss our Engineering Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering curricula and extracurricular opportunities.  We will have a student panel Q&A for the last 20-30 minutes of the session, so come prepared with questions about student life, campus, and our programs!

Thursdays: February 22, March 21, April 11, or May 9
Each webinar is 6:30-7:30 pm CT.  

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Student Introduction to Engineering (SITE)

(SITE)  is a three-day, overnight, interactive and informational program for students admitted to the Grainger College of Engineering. During this event, students will stay overnight in the Illini Union Hotel and be introduced to the University of Illinois through presentations, design competitions, panels, tours, and more! This is a unique opportunity to explore and experience life as an engineering student here in Urbana-Champaign. We promise no sugarcoating and no sales pitch. From day one, we show you everything Illinois has to offer -- for your education, social circles, and personal growth. Be curious with us and we will be candid with you.  Visit our website for full event details. This event includes a $50 cost per admitted student.  A shared hotel room with one other admitted student and meals will be provided.   
*This event is for admitted students only, no guest to allow maximum capacity for students. 

Thursday-Saturday, March 21-23 (two overnights)
9:00 am arrival March 21 to 12:00 pm departure March 23
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Registration closes 72 hours prior or when capacity is reached.

Visit Us

To plan a virtual or in-person visit see Alternatively, you can request a MechSE visit here: 

Just happen to be on campus?  Feel free to drop by the Undergraduate Programs Office in 1056 Lu MEB to learn more about our programs.

Apply Now

So you know you want to be a MechSE student... now what? Apply to Illinois! Just follow the directions at one of the links below. 

Domestic Students should contact:
Office of Admissions and Records
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
901 West Illinois St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-0302

International students should contact:
International Admissions
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
901 West Illinois Street
Urbana, IL 61801 USA
Phone: 1-217-333-0413


The MechSE Department virtual webinar will discuss our Engineering Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering curriculum and co-curricular/extracurricular opportunities for undergraduate students.  The last 20-30 min. of the webinar will feature a student Q&A panel.

Wednesday, May 1
6:30 pm CDT

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MechSE Mosaic

MechSE Mosaic is an afternoon program geared towards admitted women and other underrepresented groups in MechSE during Engineering Open House. Come early to enjoy all that Engineering Open House has to offer and then meet current students, faculty, and staff to learn more about mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics during our event. The afternoon will include a brief introduction from the MechSE Undergraduate Programs Office, meet and greet with current students, and building tour.

Friday, April 5, 12:15-3:30 pm CST >>  Connect and Register

Registration closes April 4 or when capacity is reached.


women in MechSE