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K-12 Outreach


The College of Engineering sponsors and hosts 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! 

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

Summer Camps - The College of Engineering hosts several summer camps for students from grade 4 through newly graduated high school students.

Complete list of summer programs and links to their websites
Summer Camp Teacher Interest Form - for teachers interested in helping at Summer Camp 

Other Engineering Events - Many other engineering events are held at UTA, including the Future City competition, the Regional Dept. of Energy Science Bowl, MATHCOUNTS, the RoPro High School Robot Programming Contest, and others.

Field Trips - If you are interested in arranging a field trip to visit the College 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 of outreach opportunities above, or others.

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!”