Open House

Spring Open House is designed to provide admitted students with a brief overview of the programs, research and opportunities available to students at the Boston University College of Engineering. This year our Class of 2022 Open House dates are Friday, April 6, 13, and 20, 2018.

Our Open House program is designed for accepted freshmen to join us for a series of events from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm; the afternoon (post 2:00 pm) includes optional programming. The activities of the program are listed below.

Even if you have visited Boston University previously, attending Spring Open House will give you a more in-depth view of the College of Engineering. Join us to find out what it’s like to be a BU Engineering student.

Please register for Spring Open House at www.bu.edu/applicantlink. If you have questions or comments, feel free to call Trisha Mah or Dan Tyburski at (617) 353-6447 or email us at engineering@bu.edu.

Spring 2018 Program

Dean’s Welcome & Orientation
9:00-11:30am
This session will describe the College of Engineering and our philosophy, the curriculum, and academic programs and opportunities, including study abroad. The session will conclude with a question-and-answer period with Engineering faculty.

We will break at 10:15am, when students will be escorted to the Engineering Challenges. Families will reconnect at lunch.

Engineering Challenges
10:30-11:30am
Students will be escorted to a hands-on laboratory experience in one of our teaching laboratory facilities. Each activity is different, but corresponds to principles relating to one of our engineering programs. Students will register for one event upon arrival to campus.

The options include:

Luncheon
11:45am-12:45pm
Join engineering faculty and student Dean’s Hosts for lunch in the Warren Towers Dining Hall, the largest residence hall on campus. Come experience what our Dining Service has to offer!
Engineering Lab Tours
1:00pm & 2:00pm
The College of Engineering is home to more than sixty state-of-the-art research and instructional laboratories. Tours will start at 1:00pm & 2:00pm.

All lab tours will visit EPIC (Engineering Product Innovation Center)

Student Life Panel
1:00pm & 2:00pm
An inside view about student life at Boston University. Trisha Mah, Academic Counselor, will moderate this undergraduate panel. During this session, College of Engineering students will share their experiences including academics, housing options, campus activities, and life beyond the classroom. Come find out what it’s like to be an engineering student at Boston University. The Panel will also include a welcome from the Dean Of Students Office.
Open Campus Afternoon
1:00-4:00pm
Explore your campus! We want you to experience what it’s really like to be a student at BU. We invite you to used your campus pass this afternoon to explore a number of resources on campus.

  • BU Fitness & Recreation Center: Enjoy a guided tour of the premierBU Fitness & Recreation Center (FitRec). Tours will depart from FitRec every 15 minutes.
  • Residence Hall Visit: Visit any of the following residence halls this afternoon: Warren Towers, West Campus, Student Village 2, and Bay State Road. You may enter the halls with your Terrier ID.
  • Campus Tours: Join us at the Leventhal Admissions Center for a 45-minute walking tour. Tours depart at 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, and 3:00pm.
  • George Sherman Union: Visit the central student hangout where you’ll find a food court, student entertainment-hub BU Central, the Dean of Students Office, the Community Service Center, and more!
  • Mugar Memorial Library: BU’s main student library includes rare books and papers from Abraham Lincoln and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is also the location of our state-of-the-art computing center and a walk-in IT Help Center.
  • ROTC
  • Educational Resource Center
  • BU Barnes & Noble

Enroll Today!

Have you decided the Boston University College of Engineering is the right school for you? Congratulations! Pay your deposit today.

Additional Information

You can find more information for admitted students, hotel information, and directions to campus on the Admitted Student Website through BU Admissions.

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