First-year engineering students’ official welcome to Engineering at Illinois

August 25th, 2018 | Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

500 W. Goodwin | Urbana, IL

Check-in: 12:00 PM
Program: 1 PM

Join us for Launch!, first-year students’ official welcome to Engineering at Illinois. Launch! is a signature event hosted by the College of Engineering and IEFX. This event serves as the start of your ENG 100 course, so it is important for all first-year engineering students to attend. Please plan now to join us!


  • Welcome from the Dean
  • Inspirational talks from alumni, current students, and practicing engineers
  • Opportunities to meet fellow undergraduate students, staff, and faculty
  • Fun and engaging activities
  • Music, food, and entertainment


  • All first-year students
  • ENG 100 ELAs
  • University administration, faculty, and staff