The University of Alabama and the College of Engineering offer several programs to help you achieve your goals.

From your freshmen year through your first job after graduation, we hope you will take advantage of these programs to be successful. To speak to someone about the programs offered in through the College of Engineering, contact Greg Singleton in Engineering Student Services.

Freshmen Engineering Program

A first-year experience for all engineering and computer science students that is designed to both motivate and engage our students. Through the FEP, we introduce students to the exciting careers in engineering and teach them the valuable aspects of working in teams.

Mentor UPP

Undergraduate Peer Partnering is a mentoring and networking program designed to cultivate relationships between upperclassmen and underclassmen to increase involvement, retention and confidence in the newest members of the College of Engineering.

Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program involve students in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. The REU Program provides indirect funding for undergraduate students to participate in research.

International Programs

The College offers several international opportunities that push boundaries by exploring cultural and academic opportunities.

Multicultural Engineering Program

A strategic plan that has three ambitious goals that seek to impact students starting at the pre-college level (K-12) all the way to graduation from The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

Student Introduction To Engineering (SITE)

A summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, hosted by The University of Alabama College of Engineering.

Two Steps Ahead

The “Two Steps Ahead” International German Student Exchange Program (IGSEP) allows top undergraduate students to gain experience with state-of-the-art automotive engineering technology and exposure to the high-tech environment in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, home to Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Bosch and ZF.

Cooperative Education Program

A dynamic academic program that offers students opportunities for professional experience before graduation. Co-op students participate in alternating periods of full-time employment and full-time study.

Career Center

The Career Center hosts several career fairs and utilizes Handshake, a job and internship platform, to connect students, alumni, and employers.

Learning In Advance (LIA)

This program consists of three preparatory courses for students majoring in several engineering disciplines that would like more focused instruction of pre-requisite engineering coursework.


EXCEL: The Engineering and Computer Science LLC, is a living-learning community for freshmen in engineering and computer science.

EPIC Scholars Program

The EPIC Scholars Program develops a diverse network of engineering and computer science leaders who advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in the engineering and computer science professions.

Tutoring/ENGenuity Lab

ENGenuity Lab offers tutoring, mentoring, and career preparation.