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  • Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

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    Established in 1910, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is the largest professional school, the second-largest college and one of the three largest research units at the University of Florida. The curricula is designed to produce highly skilled engineers and provide each student with a broad range of degree and career choices.




    A four-year undergraduate program and combined-degree program with joint award of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 15 engineering specializations.


    Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering, Doctorate.
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    Academic Advising
    First Year students receive academic advising and career coaching in the Center for Student Excellence. Students who successfully complete their first year are transitioned to departmental advising. All engineering students must contact an advisor before registering for classes each semester.


    Scholarship awards are made each spring for the following academic year and are based on demonstrated need and scholastic performance. Applications are available


    Internships and Career Guidance
    Visit the Career Resource Center in the J. Wayne Reitz Student Union.
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    College Mission

    The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering fosters and provides world-class programs in engineering education, research and service to enhance the economic and social well-being of the citizens of Florida, the nation and the world.

    Graduates of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida will exhibit the following in pursuit of their profession:

    • Vision, as evidenced by an ability to use creative approaches to problem solving.
    • Values, as evidenced by an understanding of the importance of employing strong professional ethics.
    • Leadership, as evidenced by serving as:
      • A team/project leader with solid project management and planning skills
      • A mentor to less experienced staff
      • A volunteer in the community
    • Professional expertise, as evidenced by:
      • Making meaningful contributions to technical engineering problem solving as both an individual contributor and in team situations
      • Continually enhancing both technical and non-technical skills
      • Applying professional expertise to increasingly complex problems/projects
      • Increasingly capable communications skills, both verbal and written
      • Knowledge about the interaction of financial, societal, legal or cultural influences with science and technology.
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    All engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
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    All majors, with the exception of digital arts and sciences, computer science and nuclear and radiological sciences, are accredited by the EAC.

    For additional information about a specific major, contact the undergraduate coordinator in the department or visit the dean’s office in Weil Hall.

    Particle Engineering Research Center (PERC)
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    Information about the center’s research, education and technology transfer programs: 352.846.1194 or Email.

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    Engineering Undergraduate Student Affairs

    Engineering student services are provided through Engineering Undergraduate Student Affairs located in 312 and 204 Weil Hall. Undergraduate Student Affairs is responsible on a college-wide basis for coordinating academic advising and developing and implementing other student support programs and services, including career/lifestyle coaching, success workshops, study halls, tutoring and mentoring, retention efforts and new student programs.

    The division informs students of educational opportunities such as scholarships, tuition waivers, co-op and internship opportunities and available campus resources. The division also serves as liaison between the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and university-wide student services and facilities.

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    First Year Academic Advising and Career Coaching

    First year engineering students receive individualized academic, career, and personal coaching from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering's professional academic advisors and career coaches in our First Year Advising program. One-on-one and small group sessions are offered to assist students in identifying majors, resources, and opportunities that will enhance their personal, professional and academic goals. Engineering Peer Advisors are also available to answer questions, discuss student organizations and design teams, and provide mentoring to new students. The Engineering Advising Center is located in 204 Weil Hall.

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    Multicultural and Diversity Programs

    These programs provide focused support to under-represented groups in the engineering profession. Students receive the personal, academic, social and cultural support they need to achieve academic success.

    Services include orientation to UF and the college, academic and career advice, leadership development, engineering success skill development, coaching, financial assistance and tutoring.

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    First Year College Transition Programs

    The college offers transition programs for incoming freshmen and public or state college transfer students to help them adjust to college life at the university.

    EFTP and STEP-UP are multifaceted bridge programs designed to promote academic and personal success among entering engineering students throughout their first year (Summer B, fall and spring). These programs combine faculty and peer mentoring with team-building, industry involvement and academic enhancement classes in engineering foundation courses. An engineering design component provides the opportunity to apply foundational concepts in problem-solving, team-building and interpersonal communications. STEP-UP serves primarily underrepresented populations while EFTP serves all entering engineering students.

    The Transfer Student Transition Program (TSTP) highlights college expectations and eases the transition from public or state college to university life. Incoming students are matched with peer mentors and provided with networking resources and support.

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    Pre-Collegiate K-12 Programs

    The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering supports the university’s land-grant mission through a wide range of programs that support student preparation in grades K-12. These include the Gator Engineering Outreach Program, SECME, Engineering GatorTrax and information programs for students and guidance counselors.

    Information about these programs: Engineering Undergraduate Student Affairs, 212 Weil Hall.

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    312 Weil Hall
    1949 Stadium Road or
    P.O. Box 116550
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL 32611-6550


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    Academic Advising and Career Coaching
    Center for Student Excellence

    204 Weil Hall

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