Engineers' Week


The St. Pat’s Board has tirelessly worked with College administrators, volunteers, campus officials and others in order to bring about the 121st edition of Engineers’ Week at Mizzou.

Engineers’ Week Events 2024

E-Week Student and Alumni Networking Event

Friday, March 8 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Overholser Atrium
Have you ever wanted to hear directly from Mizzou alumni about what their day-to-day work looks like, stories from their careers, or even advice for graduating seniors? You’ll have a chance to do all this and more at this informal event (just bring yourself). Register in advance for free food.

Alumni Happy Hour

Friday, March 8 | 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 8 | 6:30 p.m. | Francis Quadrangle

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.

Road Rally

Saturday, March 9 | 10 a.m. | Perry Legend Collision Repair Center parking lot

Teams “follow the yellow brick road” through clues given at each stop, where a King and Queen candidate are waiting to challenge the team and reward their valiant effort with a clue to the next stop. The teams race across all of Columbia to end up at a secret location for food, fun and dancing. The fastest team gets a prize!

5K/10K Shamrock Race for Charity

Sunday, March 10 | 9 a.m. | north side of Lafferre Hall (Shamrock Plaza)

This race will take place on Columbia’s downtown streets. Proceeds are donated to benefit Rainbow House as an opportunity to give back to the community. Registration is $20 and all participants who sign up by Feb. 20 will be guaranteed a free t-shirt. Register today.

Ada Wilson Green Tea Lecture

Sunday, March 10 | 1 p.m. | Ketcham Auditorium

All students are invited to celebrate women in engineering at the Green Tea Lecture celebrates women in engineering. The 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 2-4 p.m. at the Chancellor’s Residence. Seniors will be honored at the event. Signup coming soon.

The Hot Dog Banquet

Monday, March 11 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Shamrock Plaza

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, faculty and staff. The event will be held outside of Lafferre Hall on Shamrock Plaza and is a great way for the College of Engineering to come together. There might even be a hot dog eating contest!

Scavenger Hunt

Monday, March 11 | 5 p.m. | Lafferre Hall

Solve quizzes and find treasures around Lafferre Hall in groups of three. Prizes will be available for the winners! Hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Society.

Jeopardy Night

Monday, March 11 | 5 – 7 p.m. | Ketcham Auditorium

Join the Mizzou Engineering Student Council for a fun evening of Jeopardy. Pizza will be provided.

Kickball Tournament

Tuesday, March 12 | 4 p.m. | Peace Park

Compete against fellow engineers in a kickball tournament, hosted by Engineers Without Borders. Meet at Shamrock Plaza before heading over to Peace Park. Sign up today.

Karaoke Night

Tuesday, March 12 | 7 p.m. | Ketcham Auditorium

Join the National Society of Black Engineers for a fun night of singing and socializing at Karaoke Night.

Skits & BBQ

Wednesday, March 13 | 6 p.m. | Bud’s Classic BBQ

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. Admission is $10 and tickets can be purchased at the merchandise table in the Lafferre main hallway. Food and beverages will be available to purchase.

Lab Exhibits

Thursday, March 14 | 9 a.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.

Knighting Ceremony and Grand Kowtow

Friday, March 15 | 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. Sign up today.

St. Patrick’s Ball

Saturday, March 16 | 6 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. Tickets must be purchased at the E-Week merchandise table by Thursday, March 7.