VCU College of Engineering In Person Preview Day

Event dates:

Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The College of Engineering at VCU welcomes you to the RAMily!

We are excited to meet with you as you finalize decisions about where you will go to college. Preview Day is a collaboration with the entire VCU Community, and we hope that you will check out all there is to do at VCU.

RSVP information coming soon

Welcome/Check-in | 9–9:45 a.m.

Location: Engineering Research Building, Collaborative Hub 

VCU’s College of Engineering welcomes you to our Preview Day! We are excited to have you join us and learn more about our dynamic and engaging university. During our welcome you will have the opportunity to hear from the College of Engineering leadership. You will also hear about all the exciting opportunities we have planned for you today to engage with our faculty, staff and students.

9–10:45 a.m. | Program Fair

Locations: Engineering Research Building and East Hall Atrium

Visit with department representatives, faculty members and current engineering students. All engineering departments will be represented as well as many student projects and organizations. Take this opportunity to meet some of our faculty and ask specific questions about our programs.

Tables in the ERB will include each academic department, Career Services, and Student Services. Tables in East Hall will include VIP research programs and student organizations.

9:15–10:30 a.m. | College of Engineering Tours

Location: Engineering Research Building

Tours of the Engineering Research Building and East Hall will be leaving from the Engineering Research Building first floor near the large stairs. The tour covers several labs spaces, and shared Engineering resources.

10:15–10:45 a.m. | Student and Parent Q&A Sessions

Locations: Engineering Research Building, Room 1313 and East Hall, Room 1232

Ask questions to a panel of current students to learn more about the College of Engineering and VCU. There will be separate sessions for both prospective students and parents. 

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (approx.) | Department Info Session Lab Demonstrations

Locations: Engineering Research Building, East Hall and West Hall

Demonstrations will start at 11 a.m. and will be held in various locations throughout the Engineering Research Building, East Hall, and West Hall depending on the department. Current students will help guide prospective students and families to the department space.

  • Biomedical Engineering: Engineering Research Building, Room 1313
  • Chemical and Life Science Engineering: West Hall, Room 107
  • Computer Science: West Hall, Room 101
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: West Hall, Room 105
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering: East Hall, Room 3229


Missed out on the Q&A session?

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