Special Events

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Throughout the year, the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment and Retention offers specialized opportunities to take a closer look at the many great things that await engineering students at SMU. You'll have the opportunity to meet staff, faculty and current students, and to ask questions about our world-class education and research facilities. So mark your calendar and get ready to learn what makes the Lyle School of Engineering one of the premier engineering schools in the world.


[ ENGINEERING CLASS VISIT DAYS ] is an opportunity for prospective engineering students to visit a class and get a true feel for what daily life is like here in Lyle. Come experience our small class sizes and world class professors first hand. Space is limited. 

  • Monday, September 11th 
  • Wednesday, October 18th
  • Thursday, November 9th 

[ LYLE ACADEMIC SPOTLIGHT ] Come see the Lyle School of Engineering though the eyes of students and alumni. Explore where students work on innovative projects in state-of-the-art facilities. Learn more about your intended major and the research opportunities you will have as an undergraduate student. Gain a better understanding of the admission process and see how the Lyle School of Engineering can help you achieve your career goals.

  • Friday, September 29th 
  • Friday, November 9th 

[ WOMEN IN ENGINEERING ] is a fun and casual event for girls considering careers in the field of engineering. Join current SMU female engineering students and professors to learn more about the opportunities offered at the Lyle School of Engineering. Girls will participate in fun and creative hands-on projects and tours introducing them to a variety of engineering fields. Open to juniors and seniors in high school. 


  • Friday, October 13th  

** Registration will open August 21st **