College of Engineering Department Visits

In addition to attending an Open House, you may wish to learn more about the UIC College of Engineering by speaking with a representative from an academic department.

If you wish to speak to a representative from an academic department, it is best to make arrangements before your visit to campus by contacting the specific department directly.

If you will be attending an admissions information session and campus tour during your visit to campus, we ask that you please allow a minimum of two hours and fifteen minutes for the information session and tour and that you plan other appointments (financial aid, housing.) on campus in consideration of the scheduled academic department visit.

The contact information for specific College of Engineering departments are:


John Hetling
Undergraduate Studies Director

Chemical Engineering

Ludwig C. Nitsche
Undergraduate Studies Director

Civil and Materials Engineering

Karl J. Rockne
Director of Undergraduate Affairs

Computer Science

Dale Reed
Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Recruitment

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Vahe Caliskan
Undergraduate Studies Director

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Stacie Scott
Undergraduate Coordinator

College of Engineering Recruitment

Gerry Smith
Director MERRP

Please note that the Admissions Office does not make arrangements for prospective students to visit with departments but please engage Gerry Smith or the above mentioned department contacts. Arrangements should be made by the prospective student in advance of the visit to campus.


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