Recruitment Programs

EOE recruitment efforts include summer enrichment programs and one-day events designed to motivate and inform underrepresented prospective students about engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Learn more about applying to the Cockrell School.

Custodial Responsibility Disclaimer

The University of Texas at Austin will not take custodial responsibility of minors while participating in any EOE recruitment event. Custodial responsibility will remain with teachers, parents, legal guardians, and chaperones.

EOE Connect 

Who: High School Seniors admitted to engineering at The University of Texas at Austin
EOE Connect is an invite-only event for admitted underrepresented engineering students
When: Saturday, March 9, 2019


Longhorn Engineering: The Power to Change Your World
Parent/guardian must remain with the student throughout the entire duration of the event.

Engineering Majors at UT
Who: Invited High School Seniors
When: Saturday, September 29, 2018

Engineering at UT
Who: Invited High School 10th and 11th students
When: Saturday, February 2, 2019


My Introduction to Engineering (MITE) Enrichment Program

Who: High School Juniors (completing their Junior year Spring 2019)
When: Session I - June 2  - 6, 2019 or Session II - June 16 - 22, 2019


Your Opportunities are Unlimited (YOU) at UT

YOUatUT is hosted jointly with the Women in Engineering Program (WEP) to recruit underrepresented students into the Cockrell School of Engineering interested in exploring different engineering careers. There is a non-refundable registration fee of $250 for each participant. Lunch is included as part of the registration fee.
Who: 9th - 12th grade students
When: Friday, August 10, 2018 & Friday, March 22, 2019


Events with our Student Organizations
Chaperones, teachers, and/or parents must remain with their students throughout the duration of these events.

These events are a joint effort by our three student organizationsPi Sigma Pi Minority Academic Engineering SocietyNational Society of Black Engineers, and the Society of Hispanic Professional EngineersThe events are for middle school students with the goal of introducing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields to raise interest in ultimately pursuing a STEM career. Middle school students will participate in a variety of activities from engineering projects to exciting demonstrations. Middle schools can contact Enrique Dominguez to be added to the invitation list.

Young Engineers and Scientists (YES) Day
Who: Invited middle school students
When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Where: The University of Texas at Austin campus

Liberation Through Education (LTE) Day 
Who: Invited middle school students
When: Monday, May 7, 2018 
Where: The University of Texas at Austin campus

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K-12 Resources

Explore how engineers use their imagination and analytical skills to solve problems that change the world. Parents, teachers, counselors and students can find additional information about engineering through the following resources.

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Contact Enrique Dominguez at or at 512-471-5953.

Youth Protection Program

The purpose of the Youth Protection Program (YPP) is to protect all minors in their university-sponsored activities and interactions involving members of The University of Texas at Austin community. Read more about the YPP and the restriction of carrying a concealed handgun by any person involved in a University of Texas at Austin camp/program for minors.

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