Department, College, and Campus Events

Department Events

Illinois Computer Science hosts many Inreach, Outreach, and Signature events each year to build community within Siebel Center. Many of these events are planned in partnership with the CS Student Groups--you can participate or volunteer to help! Follow the Department calendars and social media for regular updates.

Inreach Events

Illinois Computer Science Orientation Sessions for Incoming Freshman, MS, and PhD Students (August)

Celebrating Illinois Computer Science (September)

Trivia Night (December)

Casino Night (May)

Illinois Computer Science Graduation Celebration (May)

Pop-up Snack Breaks (Around Mid-Terms & Finals)

Outreach Events

Illinois Computer Science Sail and The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards (April)

Gems Computer Science Camp for Girls (mid-June through July)

ChicTech Retreat (November)

Hour of Code (December)

Signature Events

Illinois Computer Science Alumni Awards & Keynote (October)

Illinois Computer Science Celebration of Excellence Student & Faculty Awards (October & April)

Grainger College of Engineering Events

The Grainger College of Engineering hosts several events throughout the year, including: 

Dean's Student and Family Welcome (August)

Launch! (August)

EOH: Engineering Open House (May)

Senior Send-Off (May)

Engineering Career Fair (Spring and Fall)

Campus Events

The University of Illinois maintains several campus calendars to promote community-wide events of interest, cultural and arts activites, entertainment and recreation offerings, and Fightining Illini sports.