Student learning about engineering

Explore Engineering Night

The Engineering Club at College of DuPage presents an evening for high school juniors and seniors, along with college freshmen, to explore the many opportunities of a career in engineering. Attendees will learn how an engineer thinks when designing a product and appreciate the physics behind the world they live in every day.

This event will return in Spring 2023. More information coming soon!

Past Topics

  • Bioengineering
  • Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Past Participants

  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northwestern University
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tentative Schedule

  • 6 to 6:30 p.m. – Meet with university representatives at info tables
  • 6:30 to 7 p.m. – What is Engineering?, SRC 2000
  • 7 to 7:45 p.m. – Thinking Like an Engineer, SRC 2000
  • 7:45 to 8 p.m. – Break. Move to rooms for university presentations
  • 8 to 9 p.m. – University presentations in various rooms, meet with university representatives at info tables

Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(630) 942-3210
For STEM academic course inquiries, call (630) 942-3210.

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062
(630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email