ECOS: Engineering Honors Community of Scholars

A Residential Community for Engineering Honors Students

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  • Student of the 2015 Spring Graduation

ECOS, a community in the Engineering Commons

The Engineering Honors Community of Scholars (ECOS) is an optional, residential component for Engineering Honors students. ECOS residents experience:

  • Living with other high-achieving students
  • Support and peer mentorship from our ECOS Fellows and Coaches
  • Access to weekly events and activities designed for:
    • academic success - group homework sessions, meet & greets with professors, & research expos
    • community building - movie marathons, board game nights, engineering competitions, the Big Event & peer teaching
    • professional development - resume clinics, mock interviews, workshops on internships, fellowships, and undergraduate research & mixers with industry

Commons Main Entrance

 

 CSS 2

As a residential community in the Engineering Village @ The Commons, ECOS offers residents a fun and engaging experience with a strong support system. The Engineering Village @ The Commons is located on the southside of campus in Mosher, Krueger, and Aston Halls.  ECOS is housed in the newly renovated Mosher Hall.

Features of the Engineering Village @ The Commons include:

  • Community Learning Center with computers, study spaces, and a resource library with study/test prep materials
  • Fully equipped game room with table tennis and more for when you need a study break
  • "All You Can Eat" dining facility featuring a variety of cuisines, "Grab and Go" food options, and a convenience store

 

Career Fair

 

Selected Events - Fall 2017 (tentative)
Bi-Weekly Squad Events ECOS Networking and community building activities organized by ECOS Fellows on each floor
Bi-Weekly Seminars & Events Informationals on special programs & national fellowships, industry nights, meals with profs
Howdy Week! ECOS Move-In Assistance, E Commons Welcome BBQ, campus navigation tours, ice-breakers, and more
Mon Aug 28 - First day of Class! EH Welcome Social - 7:00-9:00 pm in the MSC Bethancourt Ballroom
Tue Sep 5 EH Career Fair Prep - 9:30am-3:00pm in MSC 2406 A&B
Mon Sep 18 ECOS Ice Cream Social
Mon Sep 25 Engineering Student Org Fair
Mon Oct 9  ECOS Research Expo
Tue Oct 17 EH Town Hall - 6:30-8:15pm in the ILSB lobby/auditorium
Thu Nov 2 EH Course Scheduling Social - 5:45-7:45 in the MSC Bethancourt Ballroom
Mid Nov E Commons Friendsgiving
Mon Nov 27 ECOS Holiday Showcase
Thu Dec 7 EH Finals Study Spectacular - locations to be determined