Gone to Engineering

Gone to Engineering welcomes incoming engineering students to the Cockrell School through introductory activities and a student life tabling fair featuring Cockrell School student organizations and student services. 

Students gather in the EERC atrium for the Gone To Engineering keynote speech

Event Details

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

4:30 PM - Department Meetings 
5:45 PM - Gone to Engineering Keynote Login Begins
6:00 PM - Keynote Speech
6:20-8:00 PM - Student Org Fair, Activities, and more!
6:45-7:45 PM -  Q&A with Cockrell School Leadership


This event is for new engineering students only. All students will receive a "passport" to participate in the student org fair. Fill out the passport with secret codes shared by the orgs and offices you virtually visit. Complete your passport for a chance to win some great prizes!

View Passport Information

Before the event begins, we encourage all new students to explore the Cockrell School's student organizations. Learn more about the orgs and decide which orgs you want to visit during the Gone to Engineering student org fair.

View Student Orgs

Join us for a Q&A with Cockrell School leadership featuring Dean Sharon Wood and Christine Julien, assistant dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We want to know what YOU want to ask them! Pre-submit your questions through the link below, or visit the event during Gone to Engineering and ask your questions through the Q&A feature. Student moderators will ask as many questions as they can during the allotted time.

Watch the Q&A
Submit Your Questions

If you require special accommodations, please contact Engineering Student Life at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than five business days prior to the event.

Special thanks to corporate supporters BP and Valero.