Q: Does CEE accept transfer students?
A: Yes, we accept highly qualified transfer students.
Q: Do you have a GPA requirement?
A: Yes, we require a 3.3 GPA or better with A's and B's, no C's in the technical coursework.
Q: What Courses are required for transfer into CEE?
A: We would like to see MATH 220 or MATH 221, MATH 231, CHEM 102/103, CHEM 104/105, PHYS 211, completed before transfer. We strongly encourage students to complete TAM 211.
Q: Can I transfer to CEE as a freshman?
A: Freshman students who are not in the College of Engineering, who want to transfer to engineering must apply to the Pre-Engineering Program (PREP), more information can be found at: http://dgs.illinois.edu/pre-engineering
Q: What is the procedure for transferring to CEE for students who are freshman in the College of Engineering or sophomores/juniors from outside the College of Engineering?
A: Please visit: College of Engineering – Changing Majors. Complete a portfolio and visit with Becky Stillwell, Academic Advisor (firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-333-3812) to discuss your transfer in person. Once your portfolio is completed you must submit your petition form online.
Q: What is the application deadline to transfer?
A: All transfer petitions are to be submitted by October 1 (spring semester) and April 1 (fall semester). All petitions are reviewed by College of Engineering in 206 Engineering Hall.
Q: I’m not sure if I want to transfer to CEE. How can I learn more?
A: Our CEE Undergraduate Handbook is a great document for learning about the curriculum. Another good idea is see the Academic Adviser Becky Stillwell or Professor Jim LaFave. In addition, some students may wish to take CEE195, a one-credit class offered in fall semesters that addresses all aspects of civil engineering.