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UNM School of Engineering to Host Open Houses for High School Students

September 15, 2010

ahs-studentsThe University of New Mexico School of Engineering is hosting two open houses for high school students, transfer students, University College students, and families at the Centennial Engineering Center on the UNM Main Campus.  The events will be on Saturday, Sept. 25 and Saturday Nov. 6, both from 1 – 3 p.m.

Presentations will be given on degree programs, scholarships, student support services, student organizations and what to expect. In addition, students and their parents will be able to talk to advisors, department representatives, faculty and students about academic programs, research, and more. Each of the five departments within the School of Engineering will give lab tours at 1:30 and 2:30, lasting approximately a half hour.

The open house on Saturday, Sept. 25 is part of UNM Senior Day. Specifically for high school seniors and their families, UNM Senior Day is held from 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. and includes an information fair, on-site admissions and housing tours, a free luncheon, admissions presentation, and campus tours.

UNM Senior Day events are held primarily at the Student Union Building; reservations are required and can be submitted online at Reservations are not required to attend the School of Engineering open house on Sept. 25.

The School of Engineering open house on Saturday, Nov. 6 is for all high school students, transfer students, and UNM University College students, as well as their families. Reservations are not necessary.

The Centennial Engineering Center is at the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and University Boulevard.

Parking is free at UNM on Saturday except in reserved spaces, handicap zones and restricted areas. Paid parking is available in the Cornell Parking Structure on Redondo just east of Stanford.

For more information visit: School of Engineering Open Houses.