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Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering | Resources for Online Students

Welcome to the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering! We have a host of virtual events lined up to help orient you to your major, help you get involved in student orgs and find resources to help you be successful at ASU.

Check out the highlighted Fulton Schools Fall Welcome events, or see what’s going on during ASU Welcome Week.

Attend your school assembly

At your School Assembly, you’ll meet first-year students, faculty and staff in your major. Get to know other students who will be in your classes, learn about the exciting research opportunities in your major and make connections with the faculty and advisors in your school. Attendance at assemblies is required for all first-year students.

The School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering school assembly is on Friday, August 14, 2020.

The School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy and The Polytechnic School assemblies are on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

Find specific instructions for your school and major on the Fulton Schools Fall Welcome events page.


Attend the student organization and resource fair

Two students pose with Sparky

For engineering students, getting involved in student organizations is a must. With more than 60 student organizations and teams on campus in the Fulton Schools, you have more than 60 ways connect with your peers!

There’s something out there for you, whether it’s an honor or professional society, diversity organization, service or major-specific group or a competitive team.

Fulton Student Organization and Resource Fair
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m.
Join on Zoom


During the Fulton Student Organization and Resource Fair, you can also learn about several other programs and resources:

Grand Challenges Scholars Program students work with the program director.

Learn about the Grand Challenges Scholars Program
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m. — drop in any time!
Join on Zoom

Interested in joining a community of engineers focused on solving global challenges? Want to develop a broader perspective and mindset to tackle complex societal challenges? National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges Scholars pursue research, interdisciplinary, and multicultural experiences related to a grand challenge theme — Health, Sustainability, Security and Joy of Living.


Two students stand in a lab.Learn more about the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m. — drop in any time!
Zoom link to come

The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative, or FURI, enhances an undergraduate student’s engineering experience and technical education by providing hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research. Learn more about getting starting with FURI today!


EPICS team solves solar challenges.Help the Community and Build Your Resume: EPICS Informational Session
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m. — drop in any time!
Join on Zoom

The Engineering Projects in Community Service, program, known as EPICS, is a national award-winning social entrepreneurship program. Teams design, build and deploy systems to solve engineering-based problems for charities, schools and other not-for-profit organizations. Our students aren’t waiting to graduate to make a difference — they are tackling real-world problems today. Enroll in FSE 404 to work on a project and make a difference.


Additional sessions will be held about undergraduate teaching assistants, scholarships, Devils Invent weekend engineering and design challenges and Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Fulton Schools. Information about these sessions will be added when it becomes available.


Fulton Ambassadors show off a 3D printed octopusLearn about Fulton Ambassadors
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m. — drop in any time!It
Join on Zoom

Are you interested in sharing your passion for engineering with prospective students and their families? Fulton Ambassadors are spirited leaders whose mission is to develop a unified body of diverse students committed to community involvement and outreach.

This is accomplished through tours, shadow days and various special events throughout the year. We will have two breakout sessions, one for our Tempe campus chapter, and one for our Polytechnic campus chapter.


A tutor helps a student.Learn about the Fulton Schools Tutoring Centers
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m. — drop in any time!
Join on Zoom

Learn about the many programs and resources the Fulton Schools Tutoring Centers have to help you excel in your classes and learning. Find out how to connect to your peer Tutors who lead tutoring session, workshops and produce content for our online outlets – all designed to help you thrive in the way that works for you.


A student shakes hands with a recruiter at a career fair.Learn about the Fulton Schools Career Center
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:45–3:15 p.m. — drop in any time!
Join the webinar

Meet our peer career coaches and discover career resources and systems. Learn about career exploration nights that are exclusively for first-year students as part of the ASU 101 course.


Attend Sun Devil Welcome!

Sparky at sunset

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Experience Sun Devil spirit, pride, and tradition at its finest with President Crow, Sparky, ASU athletics and current students.

Sun Devil Welcome
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
4–4:45 p.m.
Watch the livestream

Share the excitement: Use #ASUWelcome and #ASUEngineering to document your experience and see what others are doing on social media.