School of Engineering Tours

The School of Engineering (SoE) hosts campus tours for prospective students and their families. Campus tours run during the spring and fall semesters (typically during February-April and October-November) and take place on mostly Fridays. In addition, general SoE tours are available during the summer months. Students who are exploring their college options, but have not yet applied or been admitted to the Rutgers School of Engineering, will benefit from attending a Campus Engineering tour. These tours will focus more on the admissions criteria, the application process, and an overview of SoE. 

Spring Tour Dates

In compliance with the University's response to COVID-19, beginning Thursday, March 12, Rutgers events and in-person meetings involving groups larger than 15 participants are cancelled through May 31. 

Please join the Undergraduate Admissions Mailing List to get STEM-related communications and updates about future Prospective Student tours. You can join by going to and clicking on Get Info (top, right corner). 

If you are an admitted student for Fall of 2020, you will receive email information regarding Admitted Student Day virtual events

What to Expect

Scarlet Bus Tour with an Engineering Stop
Pressed for time? Can only spare a morning? Pick this tour option.

Your day will start at the Visitors Center at 10AM with an Admissions and School of Engineering Overview, followed by a 2-hour bus tour throughout the 5 campuses at Rutgers - New Brunswick. There will be a 40-minute stop at the School of Engineering, where you will meet an undergraduate engineering ambassador and see a few highlights of the facilities and a learn about the degree programs.

Engineering Department Tours
Do you have a better sense of which engineering program you want to learn about? Great! Choose the department pair option that helps you learn more about your first-choice interest, and also learn about one more engineering discipline - BOGO! 

Your day will start at the School of Engineering at 12PM with an Overview (including application details).  Then you will hear from a panel of undergraduate engineering ambassadors, before you head out to learn more about two specific engineering departments. 

Explore 10! Engineering Tour
Not sure which engineering major you're best suited for? No worries!

On the Explore 10! Engineering Tour, our ambassadors will show you around Busch Campus, home of the School of Engineering. Starting at the newly constructed Richard Weeks Engineering building, you will have a chance to see  laboratories and collaborative spaces across all majors. Along the route, you can hear anecdotes from your ambassadors of student experiences at Rutgers, from study abroad to internships, while also learning about the 10 different engineering majors. This tour option also includes a School & Application Overview presentation and a multi-disciplinary student panel, before heading out for the walking tour. 

Register Today

You can select your Engineering Campus Tour at Registration dates open approximately one month prior to the tour dates. 

Please select your tour date and featured departments carefully when you register. We cannot guarantee a switch on the day of your arrival.


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