Engineers' Week


The St. Pat’s Board has tirelessly worked with College administrators, volunteers, campus officials and others in order to bring about the 120th edition of Engineers’ Week at Mizzou.

Engineers’ Week Events 2023

Alumni Happy Hour

Friday, March 10 | 4 p.m. | The Heidelberg
Join us at The Heidelberg to catch up with former classmates and friends of the College.

Dome Lighting, Jesse Hall

Friday, March 10 | 6:30 p.m.

One of the most visible and highly anticipated E-week events for not only Mizzou Engineers but all of the Mizzou campus and Columbia community. Come out to watch Jesse Hall’s dome turn green to signify the start of Engineers’ Week at Mizzou.

5K/10K Run/Walk for Charity

Sunday, March 12 | 9 a.m. | north side of Lafferre Hall

This race will take place on Columbia’s downtown streets.

The Hot Dog Banquet

Monday, March 13 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | outside Overholser Atrium

Hot Dog Banquet is our way to give back to the students of the College of Engineering. We offer a free lunch for all students and faculty. The event will be held outside of Lafferre Hall and is a great way for the College of Engineering to come together. There might even be a hot dog eating contest!

Skits & BBQ

Wednesday, March 15 | 6 p.m. | TBA

Skits & BBQ brings students and faculty together. Royalty candidates put on humorous skits that are judged by our very own staff and faculty. Attendees can enjoy BBQ while they watch the skits that celebrate the College of Engineering.

Lab Exhibits

Thursday, March 16 | 9 p.m. | Lafferre Hall

Departments and research groups open their labs to the public to showcase the innovation happening at Mizzou Engineering. Engineering students volunteer to present and give tours to grade schools, high schools and other community members.


Friday, March 17 | 8 a.m. | Lafferre Hall

Engineering students will have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals and leaders during their classes.

Knighting Ceremony and Grand Kowtow

Friday, March 17 | 5 p.m. | Shamrock Plaza

The Knighting Ceremony and Grand Kowtow are long-running traditions of Engineers’ Week. This is the only time St. Patrick comes to campus, as he safely travels to Mizzou to honor hard-working senior engineering students and celebrate their achievements within the College of Engineering.

Ada Wilson Green Tea Lecture

Saturday, March 18 | 1 p.m. | TBA

All students are invited to celebrate women in engineering at the Green Tea Lecture celebrates women in engineering. This event is being held to recognize seniors graduating from the College of Engineering and is open to all! Following the lecture, a meal will be held from at the Chancellor’s Residence.

St. Patrick’s Ball

Saturday, March 18 | 6:30 p.m. | Reynolds Alumni Center ballroom

St. Pat’s Ball, the concluding Engineers’ Week event, dates back to 1905 and is one of the oldest E-Week traditions. The ball includes dinner and dancing hosted by the MU Engineering Alumni Organization. During the festivities, the Queen and the King are crowned.