Pre-Engineering Program (PEP)

Welcome to Pre-Engineering Program

Attention: If you are experiencing any difficulty with the online application, please download a hard copy here and bring the completed paper application with you on Saturday

Pre-Engineering is an enrichment program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students that includes hands-on math and science exploratory activities aimed at increasing interest in careers involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

The 7th grade class is currently full. We are no longer accepting applications.

Take a look at our brochure.


In the event that PEP is cancelled due to inclement weather please call 860-486-5536 to listen to a recorded message after 7:10 AM on Saturday morning. Classes will be pushed back additional Saturdays to accommodate for snow days.

The PEP class scheduled for January 24th is cancelled due to weather.

Application/Registration is currently OPEN . The deadline for registration is Monday January 12th 2015.

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Program Dates

PEP meets from 9:00AM to 12:00PM in the Engineering 2 building at the University of Connecticut Storrs campus on the following Saturdays:

Fall 2014

  • September 27th
  • October 4th
  • October 11th
  • October 18th
  • October 25th
  • November 1st

Spring 2015

  • January 24th
  • January 31st
  • February 7th
  • February 14th
  • February 21st