Prospective Students


Announcements

  • Florida State University has joined a group of 36 higher education institutions across the country to launch Gig.U: The University Community Next Generation Innovation Project. The group advocates for faster off-campus Internet services.

  • A StarMetro city bus route runs between FSU and the College of Engineering every ½ hour from 6:50PM–10:10PM Monday thru Friday and Noon–6:00PM on the weekends. As always, this route is free to all current students and employees with a valid FSU ID card.

  • Explore the wonderful and rich history of Florida A&M University in the FAMU Digital Resource Center. Check out archives of Rattler yearbooks, the FAMUAN, Journey magazine, commencement programs, and sports publications.

  • Teaching and research at the College of Engineering is carried out in 200,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art facilities at the Innovation Park Campus. Over $125 million of research is being conducted under single and multiyear contracts.

  • Engineering Students and Faculty have access to many multi-disciplinary research centers, institutes and labs: APS, CAPS, CISCOR, ESC, FCAAP, FREEDM, HPMI, IESES, NHMFL.

  • The College of Engineering was selected as one of three engineering programs in the US to receive the 2009 Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity, awarded annually since 2005, by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Pre-College Summer Camps

Aspiring Engineers Inspiring to Make a Difference (AEIMD)

  • 1 Week long, summer science camp designed to introduce teenagers aged 12-16 (Middle-High School) to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) related fields and to promote the recruitment of minorities into science majors.
  • Dates: June 9 – June 13, 2014
  • Lunch is provided
  • Educational Field Trip Included
  • Taught by Graduate Engineers
  • Camp hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Fee: $125
  • Contact: Obie Abakporo (206) 354-1798
  • Website: aeimd.yolasite.com

Challenger Learning Center Camps: K-8th grades

  • Our week long, science-themed camps feature hands-on activities led by experienced educators.
  • Open to students who have completed Kindergarten through 6th grade all dates with special camps for grades 6-8 during weeks listed.
  • Each camp group contains at least one certified teacher.
  • Guaranteed focused attention with a ratio of at least one adult for every eight children.
  • Dates: Jun 2 - Aug 16, 2014 (9:00 am-4:00 pm); Middle school camps Jun 23- Aug 1, 2014
  • Extended care available from 8:00 am-9:00 am and 4:00 pm -6:00 pm)
  • Fee: $180 per week * plus additional lab/activity fees and extended care fees where applicable
    • $170* per week for additional weeks or siblings
    • $162* per week for family membership members
  • Contact: (850) 645-7827 - http://www.challengertlh.com/Camps/camps_index.html

Engineering Academic Camps

  • Dates: June 6, 2016 - June 30, 2016
  • Alternative Energy | June 6-10, 2016
    The Alternative Energy camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders to energy and power concepts in clean renewable energy. The focus is on fuel cell technology and solar photovoltaic systems. Students will gain knowledge about the conservation of energy and power the importance of being an energy-independent society. Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. The cost is $125 which includes materials, supplies and an exciting field trip.
  • Robotics | June 13-17, 2016
    The Robotics camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders to concepts in mechanical design, mathematics, physics, and programming through designing and building robots using the VEX Robotics Design curriculum. Students will use the engineering design process to design and build robots and compete in mini-competitions. Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. The cost is $125 which includes materials, supplies and an exciting field trip.
  • Circuit Design | June 20-24, 2016
    The Robotics camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders to some basic principles in Electrical Engineering. Topics include power systems, electronics, digital systems and communication systems. Participants gain knowledge about voltage, resistance, current, digital logic and wireless communications. Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. The cost is $125 which includes materials, supplies and an exciting field trip.
  • STEM Career Exploration | June 27-30, 2016
    The STEM Career Exploration camp is a 4-day academic camp designed to provide broad exposure to various careers in STEM including the use of technology in healthcare, agricultural engineering, and watershed sciences. Rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders will participate in engaging hands-on activities. Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm. The cost is $100 which includes materials and supplies.
  • Applications will be accepted only from Tallahassee area high school students.
  • Contact: (Site Director) (850) 410-6393
  • To Register