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The Engineering Ambassador Program is an interdisciplinary recruitment, advising and mentoring program designed to connect with prospective students and students who are new to engineering.
The Engineering Ambassadors are knowledgeable, trained, and friendly fellow engineering students who connect peers to the support they need. Engineering Ambassadors are students assisting students with everything from deciding what major is right for them, getting involved with research, discovering student societies and organizations, engineering center tours, tips on talking with faculty, and much more!
How can I connect with an Engineering Ambassador?
During the academic year (excluding university holidays and breaks), they are available:
In-person - (ECAD 100) Monday - Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Online chat - Monday through Friday from 1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. - (from any engineering academics webpage)
Peer mentoring and advising programs are shown to promote persistence, provide opportunities that encourage academic success, and foster a sense of belonging. Engineering Ambassadors are here to help students thrive in the College of Engineering & Applied Science at CU-Boulder, as well as connect prospective students and families to the College.
The Engineering Ambassador Program strives to:
The Engineering Ambassador Application is CLOSED for the 2016-17 application cycle.
Engineering Ambassador Program Advisors:
Amanda Parker, Director of Access and Recruiting
Chris Anderson, Student Services Coordinator