Engineers of Tomorrow

Have a future engineer in your family that isn't quite ready to go away to college? We have programs for budding engineers to develop and nurture a life-long love of science.

Summer Camps

This summer, the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is collaborating with NIU STEM Outreach to offer several opportunities for high school and middle school students to explore the world of engineering. Perfect for students already enjoying science and for those maybe considering it as a career. Join us at a camp and give your brain a workout this summer!

Project Lead the Way

PLTW is the leading provider of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education curricular programs used in middle and high schools across the United States. CEET awards college credit hours for all PLTW students who successfully complete various PLTW courses.

STEM Outreach: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Programs

NIU's STEM Outreach delivers off-campus programs and on-campus activities designed to increase science, technology, engineering, and mathematics literacy and enthusiasm among P-12 students, their families, and educators. Our office provides a central place to find information on the numerous outreach programs offered by NIU's STEM departments and the colleges.

Enhancing Engineering Pathways

Northern Illinois University - Enhancing Engineering Pathways (NIU-EEP) is a program funded by the Motorola Foundation to establish a sustainable pathway for middle and high school girls to pursue an education and career in engineering. The program is supported by the Girl Scouts Organization.