Information Session FAQ

 

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

The Information Session is begins at 1:15 PM on most Mondays during the months of September - April.

During the months of May - August, information sessions are not offered due to New Student Orientation sessions that takes place during the summerFuture 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 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 bschweit@uncc.edu.

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

The information sessions begins at 1:15 PM. The session will last 30 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?

Information sessions will be offered on the third floor of EPIC, room 3226. EPIC is located on the Charlotte Research Institute campus at UNC Charlotte (8700 Phillips Road). 

Walk-ins are always welcome if space is available. Due to limited space where information sessions are held, once the upcoming session is full, the room location will be removed from the website. All guests who registered for a session that is full, will receive a reminder email (sent to the email listed on the registration form) the morning of the information session, listing the room location.

We encourage you to print a copy of the campus map to help you find the engineering facilities: http://facilities.uncc.edu/design-services/campus-maps/campus-maps

Where should I park?

When information sessions are located in Smith Hall, guests should park in the Visitors section of the East Parking Deck 1. 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.

When information sessions are located in EPIC, guests should park in the Visitors section of the CRI Parking Deck 1. CRI Parking Deck 1 is behind the EPIC building. This is a gated lot. Visitors will enter and exit on Level 4 only. You can park anywhere in the deck, but visitors need to enter and exit on that level. 

Take the sidewalk to the left of the CRI parking deck, it leads directly to the back entrance of EPIC

Directions to CRI Deck 1:

From I-85:  Exit I-85 at Exit 45A, (Harris Blvd.), merge onto Harris Blvd. Turn left onto Tryon St. (Hwy. 29). Turn right on J.W. Clay Blvd.; turn left onto Robert D. Snyder Rd., take right into the first or second entrance into the CRI Deck 1 parking deck.You may park anywhere inside the deck but visitors enter and exit on Level 4 of the parking deck.

From Interstate 77; Exit 18 (Harris Blvd.), merge onto Harris Blvd. Turn left onto Tryon St. (Hwy. 29). Turn right on J.W. Clay Blvd.; turn left onto Robert D. Snyder Rd., take right into the first or second entrance into the CRI Deck 1 parking deck.You may park anywhere inside the deck but visitors enter and exit on Level 4 of the parking deck. 

From Interstate 485; Exit for Tryon St. (Hwy. 29) exit toward Charlotte; left at the fourth traffic light (J.W. Clay Blvd.) into campus. Turn left onto Robert D. Snyder Rd., take right into the first or second entrance into the CRI Deck 1 parking deck.You may park anywhere inside the deck but visitors enter and exit on Level 4 of the parking deck. 

For a printable campus map, please go to: http://facilities.uncc.edu/sites/facilities.uncc.edu/files/media/Maps/Uncc_Parking_Map.pdf.

For guests attending sessions in May - August, please be sure to ask departmental representative where to park during your visit.

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 grobinson@uncc.edu.

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. 

Future students and their guests who want to make a day out of your visit should select a Monday that includes an Undergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour, an information session with the Lee College of Engineering, and end the day with a tour of one engineering department's facilities). 
 
To register:


During the months of May - Augustinformation sessions will are not offered due to New Student Orientation sessions that takes place during the summerFuture 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 find the appropriate department below.

Department Contact
Civil and Environmental Engineering cees.contact
Electrical and Computer Engineering ece.contact
Mechanical Engineering mees.contact
Systems Engineering seem.contact
Engineering Technology and Construction Management etcm.contact

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  bschweit@uncc.edu.  

What hotels are close to campus?

The Office of Admissions has developed this list of hotels that are in the university area: http://admissions.uncc.edu/visit/hotel-information.

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