Undergraduate Admissions

Admissions Information

Prospective students apply through the University's Office of Admissions. The Office of Admissions can guide you through the application process and provide information on dates, deadlines, requirements and processes.

Visit the University of Illinois Office of Admissions

The University's Office of Admissions offers information on how applications for admission are reviewed, and the factors that are considered when making an admission decision.

Learn how freshman applications are reviewed

The latest application and decision dates for applicants are available from the University's Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Find upcoming application dates

A degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Illinois, one of the top-ranked universities in the nation, is an investment in your future. The Admissions office has information on tuition, financial aid and scholarship opportunities that can help make it more affordable.

Learn more about U of I cost and aid

Prospective Students

Welcome to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Grainger College of Engineering!

You have a big decision ahead of you, and speaking with people who have been in your shoes can help you make your choice. Join us for an upcoming panel to hear from CEE at Illinois students and ask questions about their experiences.

View the upcoming virtual chat schedule at right, or visit Grainger Engineering to learn about more in-person options and virtual events for prospective undergraduate students.

Grainger Visits


Student Chats

Watch a live presentation about the civil and environmental engineering undergraduate program. Hear from staff and chat with current students to learn about their experiences and what you can expect as a new CEE student.

  • Thursday, September 16, 2021  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm

Register for one or more sessions here:


Plan Your Visit

One of the best ways to decide if you belong at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is to experience campus first-hand, and our goal is to make your visit as informative and worthwhile as possible. In order to fit your schedule and interests, there are many options for you. Come see all that campus has to offer! 

Explore the Options

Why CEE at Illinois

If you are a creative thinker who likes solving problems and wants to tackle some of society's most pressing challenges, CEE at Illinois may be for you. For more than 150 years, our incredible faculty have prepared students to shape the world. From our modern curriculum to hands-on learning, from career preparation to a supportive alumni network stretching across the globe, CEE at Illinois provides you with every opportunity for success. 

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Student Researchers Wanted

Undergraduate student research lets you learn more about what engineers really do in the workplace. CEE at Illinois provides hands-on research opportunities for undergraduates to enhance your education experience, help further your career goals, and let you build professional qualifications.  

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Prospective Undergraduate Student Contact

Becky Stillwell
1102 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab
(217) 333-3812 

Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory
205 N. Mathews Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 333-8038

For general information, email: