Academic Student Support

Commitment to Student Success

The Lee College of Engineering is committed to students' success. We believe every student who is admitted to our college can graduate. We believe students learn by doing. We believe in teamwork. We also believe in the power of mentoring. 

Students who participate in the programs below benefit from the experience of academically successful upperclass students and from practicing professionals. These programs are offered through the Office of Student Development and Success (OSDS). OSDS faculty worked as practicing engineers and bring real-world experience and perspective to the classroom and to all of their student interactions. Visit https://osds.uncc.edu for more information.

SUPPORT NAME TYPE OF SUPPORT SUPPORT OFFERED TO
Freshman Learning Community (FLC) Residential learning community, on-site classes and tutoring, out-of-class learning Freshmen
Engage ME! College of Engineering multicultural engineering program All students, but particularly Native American, Black, and Hispanic students
Leadership Academy Leadership training based on corporate modules Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Maximizing Academic and Professional Success (MAPS) Program Peer transition coaching, Supplemental Instruction, tutoring All students but particularly new freshmen and transfer students

Professional
Development

Information on internships, Cooperative Education (co-ops), professional  licensure, employer recruiting, job search, networking events and the annual fall picnic

All years but especially Juniors, Seniors and Alumni

Industrial Solutions Laboratory (ISL) and Senior Design Senior Design Expo, industry networking Seniors
Ninertech College of Engineering laptop information All students