WE Retreat

This free evening program held each spring for accepted high school seniors introduces prospective students to the culture of KGCOE, and invites them to take their place within it.

WE Retreat 2023

Friday, March 24, 2023

Invitations will be emailed to accepted students in the spring semester.

  • Main program for accepted students: 5-8:30 p.m.
  • Optional social after hours for accepted students: 8:30-10 p.m.
  • Panel for parents: 5-6 p.m.

Event Schedule




4:30-5 p.m.

Event check-in

University Gallery

5-6 p.m.

Parent Panel and Q&A
(parents are free following parent panel until student pick-up)

Webb Auditorium

5-5:30 p.m.

Student Welcome & Intro Panel

University Gallery

5:30-5:50 p.m.

Table Introductions

University Gallery

5:50-6:30 p.m.

Student Dinner with Faculty

University Gallery

6:45-7:30 p.m.

Students visit Senior Design Teams

Multiple Locations

7:40-8:20 p.m.

Student First-Year Experience Panel

University Gallery

8:20-8:30 p.m.

Student Survey      

University Gallery

8:30-8:55 p.m.

Student Pick-Up #1

University Gallery

8:45-10 p.m.

Student Optional Social After Hours
with current engineering students


9:30-10 p.m.

Student Pick-Up #2

Sentinel Statue/SAU