College Visits and Tours

Want to know more about engineering at the University of Georgia? We'd love to show you around!


Interested in experiencing all that engineering at UGA has to offer? Attend one of our Information Session + Tour events. These events involve a formal presentation from staff where prospective undergraduate students and families are able to learn about our curriculum, experiential learning opportunities, student groups and competitions, support for entrepreneurship and innovation, and much more. All information sessions are followed by an engineering facilities tour led by College of Engineering Student Ambassadors.

The College of Engineering is committed to serving our prospective students, guests, and visitors. For the Summer term, opportunities to visit campus in person are suspended. During this time, we have virtual opportunities to learn more about Bulldog Engineering! Please see the following options: 

  1. Sign-up for a Virtual Information Session. Select one of the dates listed below and register for an information session. You will be emailed details on how to join the information session via Zoom! 
  2. Request a Zoom meeting with a College of Engineering representative.
  3. Email us!

Summer 2020 Virtual Information Sessions (All Sessions being at 2pm Eastern Standard Time)

**(University of Georgia College of Engineering On Campus Visits Suspended through the Summer Term due to COVID-19)**

  • June 17th
  • June 25th
  • July 15th
  • July 23rd

► Register for a Summer Information Session 

Add on UGA Experiences!

Prior to your CENGR visit, you can attend a campus tour, admissions information session, and lunch at one of our award-winning dining halls. Follow the links below for more information and to make your reservation. Suggested schedules:

First-Year Students

Transfer Students


Not able to make it to one of our formal prospective student events? During the Fall and Spring semester, the College of Engineering will offer two weekly tours of our facilities.  All tours begin at 3:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Driftmier Engineering Center (map), and will be hosted by College of Engineering Student Ambassadors and staff. Please note that we are not currently able to offer standing facilities tours during the summer semester. Due to official UGA events there may be other dates unavailable during the Fall or Spring terms.

Please register and tell us about yourself!

Tours are offered on the following days:

  • Thursday
  • Friday

All tours begin at 3:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Driftmier Engineering Center (map).

NOTE: Weekly tours are only offered and staffed during Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session and are not offered during final exam periods. Please see the semester start and end dates below and refer to the University of Georgia Academic Calendar for any university closure or holiday dates. 

Spring 2020: Classes begin January 7. Classes end April 28, 2020. 

  • Spring Break: March 9-13 (Classes NOT in Session)

Unfortunately, we are not currently able to offer standing facilities tours during the summer semester. 

Want to schedule a visit for a larger group?

Please complete the Outreach Request Form for fields trips and other groups of 10 or more. Our visits are best suited for middle and high school audiences. 

Please note:

  • Due to limited facility availability, the College of Engineering can typically only accomodate group sizes of up to 35 people. If you have a larger group, please contact us to see what might be possible for your group.
  • School system field trips will need to be approved by your principal or appropriate school administration prior to us starting to coordinate your trip. Please submit the visit request form after obtaining necessary approval.
  • We will be unable to accommodate requests for group tours with less than two weeks notice. All other outreach service requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the requested event date.

► If you have questions about information sessions and tours please email us.

Directions to UGA Engineering

Paul D. Coverdell Center
Dean's and Administrative Offices
500 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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Driftmier Engineering Center
Engineering instructional facilities with more than 110,000 square feet of
classroom, laboratory and office space

597 DW Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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Boyd Graduate Research Studies
Faculty offices and engineering research laboratory and testing facilities
DW Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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Riverbend Research Labs
Faculty offices and engineering research laboratory and testing facilities
220 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA 30602​
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Whitehall/Engineering Education and Research Campus (EERC)
Large-scale research and testing facility for all engineering disciplines; educational venue
1151 E. Whitehall Rd.
Athens, Ga 30605
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