Addressing URM retention

Project aims to improve retention of underrepresented minority (URM) students in The Grainger College of Engineering.

COVID-19 updates

Find the latest news about on-campus instruction for Fall 2020 at

The Future Starts Now, Part 2

Eight new teachers and researchers join the CEE at Illinois faculty.

CEE at Illinois Modernization Project

Learn about the new Hydrosystems Lab and Smart Bridge.


Student Welcome


Widely known for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, CEE AT ILLINOIS is where you go to learn, study and conduct leading research in civil and environmental engineering.

  • Reputation for top rankings
  • Distinguished faculty
  • Cutting-edge research
  • Outstanding student recruitment
  • Career opportunities
  • Active Alumni

CEE Modernization Project

CEE at Illinois is upgrading and expanding its facilities and modernizing its curriculum to prepare our students to meet society's changing needs.

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Upcoming Events

Undergrad Blog

07/08/20 - Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus, I have transitioned...
06/25/20 - The Counseling Center’s Sankofa Black Student Outreach Team is...
06/25/20 - The counseling center has put together 3 staff that are ready to...

Graduate Blog

07/30/20 - PhD Final Defense – Raul Tenorio Photochemical Processes in...
07/27/20 - Whether you’re a student, a fan of Illini Athletics or just...
07/22/20 - The USGS is currently advertising for Hydrologist Pathways Recent...

Alumni Events

Several upcoming alumni events have been postponed or canceled due to concerns regarding the COVID-19/novel Coronavirus. See the Events page for up-to-date information.


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From research to awards, check out all the latest news from CEE at Illinois.

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