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K-12 Outreach


The University of Texas at Arlington College of Engineering sponsors many types of engineering programs for K-12 students each year. These programs offer opportunities to learn about engineering and specific disciplines in engineering to get students excited about pursuing engineering degrees and careers in their futures.

Engineering Saturdays - During the school year, the College of Engineering hosts Engineering Saturdays. These free activities combine engineering presentations with hands-on activities. More information and registration.

STEMulate Your Mind - This free event for 6th-8th grade girls includes hands-on activities, tours, speakers, a chance to meet women engineers and have fun!  Event will be held on March 25, 2017. Applications are due February 24, 2017 (Limited to 50 participants).  Event Flyer | Event Application

FIRST Tech Challenge - High school student teams can compete at UT Arlington in the Southwest Regional FIRST Tech Challenge. This robot contest challenges students to create robots to solve specific problems and collect points. The winners of this competition advance to the International FIRST championship. More information about FTC.

Summer Camps - The College of Engineering hosts a large number of summer camps. The programs are offered for students from grade 4 through newly graduated high school students. The complete list of summer programs and links to their websites

Other Engineering Events - Many other engineering events are held at UT Arlington including the Future City competition , the Regional Dept. of Energy Science Bowl, MATHCOUNTS , the RoPro High School Robot Programming Contest, and others. If you are interested in arranging a field trip to UT Arlington Engineering, please go to the "Engineering Field Trip/Tour Guidelines" page to review our information and make your request.  Feel free to contact us about any outreach opportunities (

UT Arlington wants YOU to come join us to find out how engineers make the world a better place and how they have a great time doing it. We hope to see you soon!”