Welcome to IEFX!

The Illinois Engineering First-Year Experience is an interdisciplinary program designed to enhance the learning experience of every first-year student in Engineering at Illinois. Our goal is to support your aspirations by laying a solid foundation for your collegiate career.


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Engineering at Illinois welcomes you to Launch and FreshmanFest!
Saturday August 25, 2018

Begin dreaming big together at these fun events!

Launch | Saturday August 25th | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

12:00 – 1:00 – Pick up your free t-shirt and explore resources for your college career.
1:00 – 2:00 – Join faculty, alumni, student leaders, and all 1500 of your classmates for your official welcome to the College of Engineering!

FreshmanFest | Saturday August 25th | 2:00 – 4:00pm
Bardeen Quad

Right after Launch, join us for food, inflatables, a tug-of-war competition, music, games, and more!