College Visits and Tours

Want to know more about engineering at the University of Georgia? We'd love to show you around!


Interested in experiencing all that engineering at UGA has to offer? Attend one of our Information Sessions. These events involve a formal presentation from staff where prospective undergraduate students and families are able to learn about our curriculum, experiential learning opportunities, student groups and competitions, support for entrepreneurship and innovation, and much more. Registration is required. All Information Sessions are followed by a guided tour of our Driftmier Engineering facility led by a College of Engineering Student Ambassador. 

Fall 2023 Information Sessions

  • September 8, 2023
  • September 15. 2023
  • September 22, 2023
  • October 6, 2023
  • October 13, 2023
  • October 20, 2023
  • November 3, 2023
  • November 10, 2023
  • December 1, 2023

► Register for a Fall Information Session! 

► Questions? View our FAQ!
Other questions? Email Us!

Visit campus via the Office of Undergraduate Admissions! 

Prior to your CENGR visit, you can attend a campus tour, admissions information session, and lunch at one of our award-winning dining halls. Follow the link below for more information and to make your reservation. 

Facilities Tours

Not able to make it to one of our formal prospective student events? During the Fall and Spring semester, the College of Engineering offers weekly tours of our Driftmier Engineering facility.  All tours begin at 3:00 p.m. in the Driftmier Engineering Center (map) and will be hosted by College of Engineering Student Ambassadors. Registration is REQUIRED. We will not be able to accommodate walk-ins. 

Fall 2023 Facilities Tour Dates

  • September 11, 2023
  • September 18, 2023
  • September 25, 2023
  • September 29, 2023
  • October 2, 2023
  • October 9, 2023
  • October 16, 2023
  • October 23, 2023
  • October 30, 2023
  • November 6, 2023
  • November 13, 2023
  • November 17, 2023
  • November 20, 2023
  • December 4, 2023

► Register for a Fall Facilities Tour! 

Tours are offered most Mondays & Fridays throughout the semester. Please note, that Friday tours aren't available on dates we offer Information Sessions, as attendance at these sessions includes a tour of our Driftmier Engineering Center.

NOTE: Weekly tours are only offered and staffed during Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session and are not offered during final exam periods. Please see the semester start and end dates below and refer to the University of Georgia Academic Calendar for any university closure or holiday dates. 

  • Fall 2023: Classes begin:  Aug. 16, 2023. Classes end: Dec. 5, 2023
  • UGA Closed |Sep. 4, Nov. 22-24, Dec. 25-Jan. 2, 2024
  • Fall Break: Oct. 27, 2023 (Classes NOT in session) 

► Self-guided tour

Directions to UGA Engineering

Paul D. Coverdell Center
Dean's and Administrative Offices
500 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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Driftmier Engineering Center
Engineering instructional facilities with more than 110,000 square feet of
classroom, laboratory and office space

597 DW Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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Boyd Graduate Research Studies
Faculty offices and engineering research laboratory and testing facilities
DW Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
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Riverbend Research Labs
Faculty offices and engineering research laboratory and testing facilities
220 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA 30602​
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Whitehall/Engineering Education and Research Campus (EERC)
Large-scale research and testing facility for all engineering disciplines; educational venue
1151 E. Whitehall Rd.
Athens, Ga 30605
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