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Student Introduction to Engineering (SITE) is a three-day interactive event 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!  All meals are paid for and provided.

Dates for 2024: March 21-23

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Program Details

Department Tours

Learn more about your preferred engineering departments and hear from both faculty and students.

Engineering in Action

Explore many of the College of Engineering's resources available to its students.

Design Contests

Participate in various team challenges with fellow SITE students as a first step in your engineering career.

Panel Discussions

Engage in exclusive Q&A sessions with engineering students about their research, internship, and study abroad experiences.

Student Organizations

Hear from clubs and organizations open for students to join on campus and how these groups can shape your college career

Student Life

Interact with current students and learn more about any and all aspects about life at UIUC and as an engineer

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