Sunday, April 13, 2014
Engineering Freshman Open House
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FOR INVITED GUESTS ONLY
The day will begin with a General Session in Royce Hall promptly at 9:00 A.M.
Because of the legendary LA traffic, we advise that you give yourself plenty of time to arrive early. Note that no food or drink is allowed in Royce Hall so give yourself time to finish any items you may have brought or purchased. Again, lunch will be provided. Please visit the following website for directions to campus or you may use the UCLA interactive campus map. As a reminder parking will be in Lot 2 ($12) and dress comfortably!
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. General Session, Royce Hall
|Welcome and Introductions||
Associate Dean, HSSEAS
from the Dean
|Vijay K. Dhir
|Introduction of the Department Chairs||
Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chair, Computer Science
Chair, Electrical Engineering
Vice Chair, Materials Science and Engineering
Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Computer Science BS, 1993
Computer Science MS 1998
Management MBA, 1998
Engineering Society University of California, UCLA President
Society of Women Engineers, UCLA President
|Office of Parent and Family Programs||
Community Housing Manager
|Question and Answer Period|
Following the General Session students will be led in groups (by department) to various locations where an overview of the department and majors will take place.
You will meet the department chair and other faculty, students, and staff.
11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Department and Major Sessions
|Aerospace Engineering||Young Hall Trueblood Lecture Hall (Rm CS50)|
|Bioengineering||La Kretz Hall (Rm 110)|
|Chemical Engineering||Franz Hall (Rm 1178)|
|Civil Engineering||CNSI Auditorium|
|Computer Science||Broad Art Center (Rm 2160E)|
|Computer Science & Engineering||Broad Art Center (Rm 2160E)|
|Electrical Engineering||Dodd Hall (Rm 147)|
|Materials Engineering||Math Science Building (Rm 5200)|
|Mechanical Engineering||Young Hall Trueblood Lecture Hall (Rm CS50)|
|Undeclared||Information to follow RSVP|
Immediately following the department session you will have the opportunity to eat lunch with faculty, students, and staff. This will be an informal meet and greet and a great opportunity to introduce yourself and ask questions. The locations are listed below:
1:15 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Lunch and Informal Meet & Greet
|Aerospace Engineering||Young Hall Patio
|Bioengineering||La Kretz Hall|
|Chemical Engineering||Franz Courtyard|
|Civil Engineering||CNSI Lobby|
|Computer Science||Coral Walk/Broad Art Plaza|
|Computer Science & Engineering||Coral Walk/Broad Art Plaza|
|Electrical Engineering||Dickson Court North|
|Materials Engineering||Math Sciences 5200|
|Mechanical Engineering||Young Hall Patio
|Undeclared||Information to follow RSVP|
2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
The below events overlap and you are free to visit the computer labs, or take a housing tour, or explore the campus on your own.
2:00 P.M.& 3:00 P.M. Housing Tours - Line up at the Bruin Bear!
Housing will offer 2 Housing Tours leaving from the Bruin Bear meeting location at 2:00pm and at 3:00pm. Last group will leave by 3:00 P.M.
The tour is an uphill walk to the residential halls and you are advised to wear comfortable shoes.
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. HSSEAS Points of Interest (hosted by the UCLA Engineering Ambassadors)
Meet our UCLA Engineering Ambassadors! They will be stationed at various Points of Interest around Engineering and will be available to you more about our facilities, answer questions, and share their experiences. This half guided/half self guided tour (passport included in your welcome packet) will give you a chance to Explore the many buildings within which HSSEAS is housed!
You are advised to wear comfortable shoes.
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Come to our Engineering Student Organizations Fair in the Court of Sciences
Talk to student leaders and discover first hand what some of the many Engineering Student Organizations have to offer you. Submit your vote for best table!
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. SEASnet Computer Labs will be open for viewing:
Computer Labs located in Boelter Hall rooms 2684, 4404, 4405, and 4442
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Explore the campus on your own*
Download the self-guided tour podcast to explore the rest of campus on your own or download a self-guided brochure here. A Self-guided tour brochure is included in your welcome packet.
The campus is large and there are hills; you are advised to wear comfortable shoes. Campus Tours - additional campus tours will be available throughout the month of April. Campus tours are reserved for prospective and admitted students – for details refer to http://www.admissions.ucla.edu/Prospect/tours.htm
Detailed Agenda Maps of the day's activities will be included in the welcome packets distributed at the General Session.
Reminder, you are parked in Lot 2.
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We hope you will return to UCLA on Saturday, April 19th for Bruin Day. At Bruin Day, you will get a personal feel for UCLA's energized students, the extraordinary undergraduate programs, and the biggest selection of events, arts, recreation, and happenings at any university. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore UCLA student clubs and organizations, campus and housing tours, financial aid resources, and other undergraduate opportunities
Come discover why UCLA is your best choice for a bright future.
Your Future Is Bruin.
You may register for Bruin Day here. Registration will open in Late March, please check back for updates.
Please remember - the Sunday April 13th is Engineering specific.