Celebrating Students: Events

                 

Major Events

Launch Your Future in Engineering (LYFE)

Launch Your Future in Engineering (LYFE), hosted on August 23, 2014 from 1-5 p.m. at the Allen Theater in the Student Union Building, is an event to welcome incoming freshman and transfer students to the Whitacre College of Engineering.

Engineering Kick-Off Event

Hosted each year in early September on the Engineering Key, this event showcases the exciting world of engineering and brings students, faculty, staff, and industry partners together for fun.

Job Fairs

In February and September each year, the College hosts the Texas Tech Engineering Job Fair, the university's largest job fair, welcoming hundreds of recruiters from public and private industries. The next Engineering Job Fair is September 23, 2015 at the Lubbock Civic Center.

Engineers Week

Engineers Week is a time to celebrate engineering. As a part of National Engineers Week, Whitacre College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students participate in events that highlight the fun and diversity in engineering.

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

The Order of the Engineer is an association for graduate and professional engineers in the United States that emphasizes pride and responsibility in the engineering profession. Texas Tech students join the order by taking an oath to abide by a code of ethics called 'The Obligation of an Engineer.'

Honors Convocation

Hosted on the day before the undergraduate commencement exercises in the spring and fall semesters, the College's Honors Convocation recognizes students who have been academically successful in their time at Texas Tech.

Graduation Reception

Following the university's commencement exercises at the United Spirit Arena, engineering graduates, families, and friends gather to celebrate the accomplishments of our students with a Graduation Reception.

Upcoming Events

Engineering Events

Date
Time
Location
Event Title
May 5, 2015
Last Class Day
May 7, 2015 -
May 12, 2015
Final Exams
May 25, 2015
Memorial Day Holiday (Offices Closed)
Jun 1, 2015
Summer I Faculty on Duty
Jun 2, 2015
Summer I Classes Begin
Jul 1, 2015
Summer I Classes End
Jul 2, 2015 -
Jul 3, 2015
Summer I Final Exams
Jul 6, 2015
Summer II Faculty on Duty
Jul 7, 2015
Summer II Classes Begin
Jun 14, 2015 -
Jun 19, 2015
eGIRL - Engineering: Get Into Real Learning
eGIRL - Engineering: Get Into Real Learning, a camp targeted to female high school juniors and seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in engineering, aims to provide females with an opportunity to spend a week as a Texas Tech Engineering student. Students are introduced to engineering concepts and gain experience with classroom lectures, hands-on group projects and campus life. Campus resources such as admission requirements, financial aid, student support and many more will be highlighted.
Aug 5, 2015
Summer II Classes End
Aug 6, 2015 -
Aug 7, 2015
Summer II Final Exams
Sep 23, 2015
10:00 am -
4:00 pm
Lubbock Civic Center
Engineering Job Fair
The Fall 2015 Engineering Job Fair will be September 23 at the Lubbock Civic Center. For more information, visit www.coe.ttu.edu/careers/.
Feb 17, 2016
10:00 am -
4:00 pm
Lubbock Civic Center
Engineering Job Fair
The Spring 2016 Engineering Job Fair will be February 17 at the Lubbock Civic Center. For more information, visit www.coe.ttu.edu/careers/.
Sep 21, 2016
10:00 am -
4:00 pm
Lubbock Civic Center
Engineering Job Fair
The Fall 2016 Engineering Job Fair will be September 21 at the Lubbock Civic Center. For more information, visit www.coe.ttu.edu/careers/.