Connect With WIE

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Illinois – WIE can’t wait to have you here! Explore this page to learn all about what WIE has to offer and check out some of the amazing opportunities that are available to you as an admitted student.

Join us for WIE Orientation!

Make new friends, connect with WIE mentors, and learn all about life in the Grainger College of Engineering at WIE Orientation. Our 2021 WIE Orientation will take place on August 18th-19th.

Meet the WIE Ambassadors

Do you have questions about the University of Illinois that only current students can answer? Our WIE Ambassadors are here to help! Read more about the WIE Ambassador for your major below and sign up for a Virtual Meet and Greet to chat with them, or reach out via email with your questions.

Sign up for an Optional Virtual Meet and Greet

Join us for a WIE Virtual Meet and Greet! You’ll have a chance to talk to current students, get your questions answered, and learn more about the University of Illinois. There will be five different Virtual Meet and Greet dates throughout March and April – follow the link below to see the schedule and register for the event.

Apply to be a GFX Scholar

The GFX Scholars program is a unique opportunity for first-year engineering students to form a community and explore their interests and passions. There are seven different scholar cohorts, each allowing you to explore areas such as leadership, research, sustainability, and so much more. Learn more about this program, read stories from past scholars, and apply to become a GFX Scholar at the link below.

Stay up to date with WIE!

Follow us on social media to stay up to date with everything happening at WIE! Feel free to contact us at if you have any questions. We’d love to hear from you!

Instagram: @wie_illinois

Facebook: Women in Engineering at Illinois

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