Due to low enrollment, we will unfortunately not be able to host a Spring 2024 PEP session.


To apply for the Fall 2024 Pre-Engineering program (PEP), please fill out the Application Form.

If you have applied, you have been accepted! 
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Pre-Engineering (PEP) is a weekly Saturday enrichment program for current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students with hands-on STEM exploratory activities!

Please email with any questions.

Program Dates for Fall 2024: 

  • Day 1 (Storrs): Saturday, September 21, 2024
  • Day 2 (Storrs): Saturday, September 28, 2024
  • Day 3 (Hartford): Saturday, October 5, 2024
  • Day 4 (Storrs): Saturday, October 12, 2024
  • Day 5 (Storrs): Saturday, October 19, 202

Program Times 9:45 am - 2:15 pm (plus transportation time)

Lunch will be provided!

The programs are run by current undergraduate STEM students. 

Transportation - Bus Stops: 

We will determine bus routes based on need.

Tentative Bus Stops:

Bloomfield - Carmen Arace Middle School

Hartford - Jumoke Academy

East Hartford - CREC Two Rivers Middle School

Manchester - Illing Middle School

Storrs - UConn

Cities subject to change based on needs and locations expressed in Application.


Car Pick up and Drop Off

Drop off time:  9:45 - 10:00 AM

Location: front of Pratt and Whitney Engineering Building (PWEB)

This is next to the Engineering 2 Building. You will see the Jorgensen Theater as a landmark behind you.

Building address (for Google/Apple maps): 191 Auditorium Road, Storrs, CT 06269


Pick up time: 2:15 - 2:30 PM

Location: front of UTEB  - enter to classroom UTEB 150

We will be dismissing students on buses at 1:00 PM. Once the students on buses have cleared the hallways, we will bring down the PEP students from the experience classrooms to our Pick Up room in UTEB 150.

Please park single file behind/around the UTEB building and enter through the front doors
You will need to sign out your child with a member of our PEP team who will be waiting for you.