Outreach Programs

Opportunity. Growth. Discovery.

We are dedicated to creating valuable experiences for students who want to know more about the exciting, rewarding life of an engineer. That’s why our engineering community works hard to provide high school students, middle school students and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers with exciting and rewarding summer camps and other hands-on programs. Add value to your engineering selection process and join us!

High School Students: Engineering Visit

Explore Engineering
Fall and spring, high school students join us for a Saturday on the University of Dayton campus to explore engineering the hands-on way!

Women Engineering Program Overnight for Female High School Juniors and Seniors
This fall, the School of Engineering's Women Engineering Program (WEP) will host our annual WEP Overnight event for female high school juniors and seniors AND their parents before Explore Engineering. Join us to discover engineering on campus.

University of Dayton's Open House Events and Engineering Information
Will you be attending one of UD's Open House events this fall? Then, plan to attend our special presentation beforehand and discover why engineering at UD is unique.

High School Students: Engineering Summer Camps

Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men (METEC)
This summer join us! Minority males who are currently high school seniors: Join us for our residential METEC camp and conduct experiments, network with engineers and visit Wright Patterson Air Force Base labs.

Summer Honors Engineering Camp
This summer join us! High school honor students: Join us at our residential engineering camp where you will design robots, solve engineering problems and network with engineers.

Women in Engineering Summer Camp
This summer join us! High school women: Join us for our residential engineering summer camp and conduct experiments, spend a day with industry and dine with professional engineers.

Middle School and Third Grade Students

Pick-Up-and-Go Engineering Activities for Middle School Students
For middle school students, grab a “pick-up-and-go” engineering activity module that can be used for a one-time learning experience or for an on‐going after school engineering club or event.

S.T.E.M. Stories for Third Grade Students
For third grade students, these lessons introduce S.T.E.M. disciplines through real-life scenarios in a fun way!

International Students

Would you like to earn three University of Dayton credits in two weeks?
The School of Engineering Summer Innovation Course for International Students is a two-week program where international students can experience American culture, learn engineering skills, earn three University of Dayton credits and waive their English proficiency requirement. 


Inspiring The Next Generation of a Highly-Skilled Workforce in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials
Join us this summer! If you are a high-school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher, you might be interested in collaborating with faculty, researchers and students at Central State University, the University of Dayton and Wright State University for a six-week Research Experience for Teacher (RET) program that focuses on advanced manufacturing and materials and is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF)!


School of Engineering

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0254

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