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Expo Details

The Expo is from 8:30 am-1:00 pm

We recommend arriving any time between 8:30 am-10:30 am to have time to tour the entire college. The only scheduled events are for those participating in the optional high school competitions.

Parking & Arrival

  • View parking and pick up/drop off information here.
  • Please check in at the main tent in the front of Madison Hall when you arrive.
  • School excuses are available by request.


  • Maps will be provided when you check in. There are 2 loops to complete to tour our entire college - all 6 engineering departments.
  • There are different starting points to help with congestion. Upon completing 1 loop, please return to the tour guide tent (front of Madison), so we can direct you on where to enter the other loop.
  • A tour guide will bring you to your first stop, and then you follow the loop in numerical/alphabetical order.

High School Competitions

  • High school competitions are incorporated into the tour route. If not participating, groups will simply continue to the next stop.
  • The High School Mystery Challenge is from 11:00 am-12:00 pm and requires pre-registration.
  • The Awards Ceremony for all High School Competitions begins at 12:45 pm in Madison Hall, Room 101 or outside the front of Madison Hall (weather permitting)


FREE hot dogs, chips, and water will be provided; however, there are many options available nearby for lunch at your own expense. The list below is not comprehensive but may be a convenient alternative. 

  • Zeus (between Madison Hall and Rougeou Hall)
  • Ragin' Cajun Food Court (across Rex Street) includes Pizza Hut, Viva La Waffle, sushi, and more!
  • Cypress Lake Dining Room (student Union)
  • McAlister's Deli (Student Union)
  • Olde Tyme Grocery (intersection of W St. Mary and Brook Ave)
  • McDonald's (intersection of Johnston St and W St. Mary)
  • Taco Bell (intersection of Johnston St and W St. Mary)
  • Papa Johns Pizza (intersection of Johnston St and W St. Mary)
  • Domino's Pizza (intersection of Johnston St and E University Ave)

Near Cajun Field (bus parking)

  • Popeyes
  • Taco Bell
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
  • Checkers
  • Subway (near Rouse's)
  • Agave Mexican Grill & Cantina
  • Dean's Pizza (Bertrand Dr)

Close to Campus

  • Izzo’s Illegal Burrito (Johnston St. between E Lewis St and Blackham Coliseum)
  • China One (Johnston St near N College Rd)
  • Schawarma Guys (Johnston St near N College Rd)
  • Panera Bread (Johnston St near N College Rd)