Information Session FAQ

When is the the William States Lee College of Engineering's Information Session?

The Information Session is begins at 12:30 pm on most Mondays during the months of September - May. During the months of May - August, information sessions will are not offered due to New Student Orientation sessions that takes place during the summerProspective students are welcome to contact a representative from a major specific department to learn more about the program and college. To schedule a meeting with a department representative, please contact a departmental representative from the list provided below (located under Can I schedule a tour).

How do I register for the event?

All guests should register for the Engineering Information Session on the Lee College of Engineering’s Prospective Student website: Information Session Registration Form

How do I cancel my registration?

To cancel your registration for an upcoming Monday Information Session, please notify the College of Engineering by calling 704-687-1991 or sending an email to Mrs. Billie Jo Schweitzer at

How long should I plan to be on campus for the information session

The information sessions begins at 12:30 pm. The session will last 45 minutes.There will be time for questions at the end of the session. 

How do I get to the UNC Charlotte campus?

Please use this link to get directions to campus from the major interstates in the Charlotte area MAPS AND DIRECTIONS.

Where is the Engineering Information Session held?

The information sessions will take place in Smith Hall during the months of September - May. All guests should check-in for the information session in Smith Hall, room 228 for sessions offered in September - May. For the months of June - August, the departmental representative will give you a specific location to arrive for the meeting. Be sure to write down the location when you schedule your meeting. We encourage you to print a copy of the campus map to help you find the engineering facilities:

Where should I park?

We recommend that guests park in the Vistors section of the East Parking Deck 1. Please print a copy of East Parking Deck map. After driving through the main entrance at Broadrick Boulevard, bear right in the traffic circle onto Mary Alexander Rd. Continue on Mary Alexander past Robinson Hall. Take the first right into the Visitors section of the East Parking Deck 1. this is a gated lot. Visitors should allow additional time for parking. Cato Hall is diagonally across from Visitor's Parking. Undergraduate Admissions is located on the first floor. Guests will receive an parking exit at the end of the information session. Should East Parking Deck visitor parking fill, we recommend the Union Visitor Deck as an alternative. For a printable campus map, please go to:

Can I register for a school or community group?

The Engineering Information Session is not recommended for school or community groups. If you would like to request a guided tour and information session for a group, please contact Gina Robinson at

I am a student and will need a excused absence note for the day. Will a note be provided?

Yes, we will provide a note in your information package.

Can I schedule a tour of the engineering facilities?

Tours are not a part of the information session however prospective students are encouraged to contact specific programs of interest to schedule a tour during their visit to campus.

Prospective students and their guests are invited to tour the Mechanical Engineering department (Duke Centennial Hall and Motorsports Engineering facilities) on Mondays at 1:45PM. Tours begin in the First Floor Lobby of Duke Centennial Hall. To register for a Mechanical Engineering the tour, please visit

All other prospective students are welcome to contact a representative from a major specific department to schedule a tour or to learn more about the program and college. To schedule a meeting with a department representative, please find the appropriate individual below.



Email Address



Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sarah Sonefeld,
Academic Advisor


EPIC 3356

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jerena McNeil,
Student Services Specialist


EPIC 2242

Civil Engineering Technology

Ms. Laura Holland
Student Services Specialist


Smith 245

Construction Management

Ms. Laura Holland
Student Services Specialist


Smith 245
Electrical Engineering Technology Ms. Alexis Jennings, Academic Advisor 704-687-5072 Smith 332
Fire Saftey Engineering Technology Ms. Laura Holland 704-687-1434 Smith 245

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Ms. Cecilia Dontoh,
Student Services Specialist


Smith 332

Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Science

Ms. Tracy Bearegard,
Academic Advisor


Duke 382
Systems Engineering & Engineering Management Mr. Nickcoy Findlater,
Academic Advisor 704-687-6341 Cameron 238


What can I expect to see at this event?

The information session offers an overview of the Lee College of Engineering. It will give prospective students insight into the admissions process, majors offered, and new initiatives within the College of Engineering. 

What should I do if one of the members of my party has a physical disability that limits his/her ability to move around campus?

If you need any special accommodations for wheel chairs, etc., please email Mrs. Billie Jo Schweitzer at  

What hotels are close to campus?

The Office of Admissions has developed this list of hotels that are in the university area:

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