Women Engineer at The University of Texas at Austin (WEatUT) is a program for high school senior women who are attending the Honors Colloquium.

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At WEatUT, participants will explore how engineering benefits society and impacts the world through:

  • Engineering sessions (tours, presentations and activities) led by industry professionals, engineering faculty and graduate students
  • Interactive introductions to a variety of engineering areas and exciting career options
  • Creative engineering design and fun hands-on engineering projects

Seventy WEatUT participants will be housed on campus throughout the Honors Colloquium and WEatUT. WEatUT participants will be selected based on their completed WEatUT applications. There is a non-refundable registration fee for participants. Registration fee scholarships will be available. There is NO COST for attending the Honors Colloquium.

Invitations to participate in the Honors Colloquium are sent in May. Self-nomination instructions are available in the Honors Colloquium web site. Self-nominations to the Honors Colloquium are accepted and spaces will be awarded until the Colloquium is full. You must REGISTER for the Honors Colloquium BEFORE you may submit your WEatUT application.

Event Dates

Honors Colloquium: July 23-25, 2015
WEatUT: July 25-28, 2015, after the Colloquium

WEatUT applications are open!

Apply here

Please reference the following document for participation guidelines, a sample schedule, and additional program information.

Undergraduate Majors

To view summary descriptions of the undergraduate majors offered by the Cockrell School of Engineering, please download the CSE Major Descriptions.

K-12 Resources

Explore how engineers use their imagination and analytical skills to solve problems that change the world. Parents, teachers, counselors and students can find additional information about engineering through the following resources.

Explore engineering through these resources!


Contact the Women in Engineering Program at wep@engr.utexas.edu or at 512-471-5650 for more information.

"What I liked the best about WE@UT was meeting all the students, getting the inside scoop on college life, and learning career options for engineering majors."

"What I liked the best about WE@UT was how informative it was and the accessibility to explore all types of engineering. It encouraged me to continue pursuing engineering."