Special Events Calendar

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Friday, August 23, 2019

    • 1:30 - 2:30 pm
    • Illini Union, Illini Rooms ABC

    Enjoy light desserts while you mingle with the Dean, your classmates, and their families. Give your parents and your families a glimpse of what you'll be experiencing at Illinois.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

    • 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and the South Quad

    Join Dean Rashid Bashir, faculty, alumni, student leaders, and all 1500 of your classmates at Krannert Center for your official welcome to The Grainger College of Engineering!

Friday, September 13, 2019

    • All Day
    • Various locations around campus

    We invite all Grainger Engineering alumni and friends to come back to campus for Grainger Engineering Weekend! Join us in celebrating the truly historic and transformative impact The Grainger Foundation has had on our campus. Weekend events will include a Grainger Celebration Ceremony on Friday, followed by "Grainger Grove" on Saturday.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Graziano Plaza (between Everitt Lab & Engineering Hall)

    Celebrate the historic gift that named our college and the connection that started over 100 years ago with William W. Grainger. Hear from members of campus leadership and learn how The Grainger Foundation's $300 million in total support will shape the future of engineering education. A reception will immediately follow on the north patio of Engineering Hall.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

    • All Day
    • Various locations around campus

    We invite all Grainger Engineering alumni and friends to come back to campus for Grainger Engineering Weekend! Join us in celebrating the truly historic and transformative impact The Grainger Foundation has had on our campus. Weekend events will include a Grainger Celebration Ceremony on Friday, followed by "Grainger Grove" on Saturday.

    • 8:00 - 11:00 am
    • Grange Grove (tailgating lot directly west of Memorial Stadium)

    We're taking over Grange Grove and turning it into "Grainger Grove" to celebrate the generosity and transformative impact The Grainger Foundation has had on our students and engineering campus.