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Pre-College Programs



The college offers a variety of pre-college programs for high-school students interested in studying engineering in college.

Students participating in the eVOL10 Camp


For rising sophomores

Designed for rising tenth graders, the college hosts the Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (eVOL10) is hosted in the summer for students who demonstrate interest in engineering. eVOL10 will provide ACT Math seminars and experiences focused on awareness of engineering careers.

Students work on GAMES Camp project


For rising 5th-8th graders

GAMES Camp aims to help students gain a better understanding of STEM through play. They will get a glimpse of mathematics, engineering, and science in our games-based camp. Throw in VR and Board Games and it will be an entertaining and educational week to break up the summer!  

Student in HITES program working on project


For rising seniors

Established in 2001, the High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12) program identifies and selects rising twelfth grade students who demonstrate an interest in engineering and offers them the opportunity to explore UT and engineering.

Students Participating in Materials Camp

Materials Camp

For high school students

Materials Camp is a week-long opportunity to learn about materials science using a range of equipment and skills. Students will gain hands-on learning experiences in applied math and science while participating in a truly unique, team-based problem solving experience that explores materials science and engineering principles. 

Audra Humbard works with young students during the STEM Summer Camp

STEMology Camp

For rising 3rd-6th graders

STEMology camp introduces rising 3rd-6th graders to STEM through exploration and education. Students will learn about STEM topics through hands-on interactions with staff and students while gaining important skills such as public-speaking, teamwork, and problem-solving. 

Outreach program counselor works with student

Summer Algebra Enrichment Program

For 8th-11th graders

This program will combine remediative sessions in Algebra I with on-campus experiences to give students the opportunity to experience STEM in a whole new way. A typical daily schedule will include Algebra instruction in the morning with college and career sessions, mentoring from college students, and STEM activities in the afternoon.