Prospective Students-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

The best way to find out if Carnegie Mellon is the "right" school for you is to visit our campus.  The university Undergraduate Admissions Office arranges university tours, interviews and information sessions for prospective undergraduates.  Group information sessions take place Monday through Friday in the summer, Saturdays in the fall and April.  You may also interview with a member of the admission staff.

To schedule a group information session or interview, call (412) 268-2082 on any weekday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern Time or request an interview or group information session.

Arrange a Tour with a Current MechE Student

If you are interested in visiting the Mechanical Engineering Department (MechE), please take a look at the calendar below to determine if a tour is already scheduled and/or if tours are available. Please be aware that we do not offer tours during university holidays, semester breaks, finals testing, or weekends.  Tours must be requested at least two days in advance of your visit.

To request a tour of the MechE Department please complete the tour request form.  A member of the staff will confirm your desired date as soon as possible. These dates will be marked on the calendar below for your convenience. 

MechE department tours are only offered at 12:30 p.m. and usually last about 50 to 60 minutes.  A current MechE student will review the curriculum, lab spaces, machine shop, and other components of the MechE Department. If you have any additional questions about the department after your visit, feel free to contact us at

Calendar :  Tours must be requested at least two days in advance of your visit. 

If the date on the calendar is white - a tour may be requested (we DO NOT offer tours on the weekend). 

If the date on the calendar says "Tour Scheduled" - a tour has already been scheduled (ALL visitors are welcome to join the tour at 12:30 p.m.  Please complete the tour request form, so the tour guide is expecting you).

* We are unable to confirm tour requests for 2015, until the end of January.