Discover Engineering Workshop

Discover Engineering at UM

Dates: July 14-19, 2024  

Move-In (Residential): July 14, 2024

Grades: Rising 7th-9th grades  

Cost: $710 Residential; $400 Commuter  What’s included in the cost? 

Sponsoring departments: UM Office of Pre-College Programs and the UM School of Engineering 

Registration: Closed

Registration Closed

Designed for students who show a great interest in mathematics and science, Discover Engineering at UM offers hands-on problem-solving and creative opportunities for participants to discover the connection between engineering and their interests. Throughout the week, participants will be exposed to chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering with an emphasis on careers available in these fields. Each day will focus on a different challenge in engineering labs taught by faculty at the University of Mississippi School of Engineering. 

Students enrolled in the 7th- 12th grades and attending public school in Lee, Pontotoc, or Union counties are eligible to apply for a CREATE scholarship. For more information and to apply, please review the description on our scholarship page

Toyota Wellspring Education Fund
Create Northeast MS Community Foundation

Residential students will live in a residence hall on campus, supervised by live-in counselors. All counselors are undergraduate students trained in the supervision of minors and background-checked. Evening recreational activities may include use of the campus recreational center, board games, and trips to locations on campus or in town.


Regular Registration Deadline:

  • June Programs = May 1st
  • July Programs = June 1st

Late Registration Deadline:

An additional $40 late registration fee will be charged per week registered.

  • June Programs = May 20th
  • July Programs = June 20th

Registration Instructions

Program registration is a 3-step process that should be completed in order:

  • Step 1: Pay and secure your spot.
  • Step 2: Create an account. 
  • Step 3: Complete registration and checklist items.

Please only complete one (1) student registration per transaction. If registering multiple students, complete one student's registration, then start the process over for the next student. This system does not allow entry of multiple students' information within the same registration.

Step 1. Pay and secure your spot

Pay using the payment portal linked above to secure your student's spot.

Step 2: Create an account

Please use a personal email account, not a school affiliated email address, as most servers block external emails.

Within 3 business days, you will receive an email from with steps to create your Admissions Portal through our Blackbaud MySchoolApp system.

Create account

Step 3. Complete your registration and checklist items before the deadline.

Once in the Admissions Portal, you will instantly see your program’s registration checklist that our admissions team has assigned you. Please complete the registration checklist before the program deadline and within 14 days of creating an account.

Registration includes standard questions (e.g., contact information, academic history, etc.) as well as instructions for submitting rules and guidelines agreements and medical information and forms.

Before the program begins:

Prior to the start of summer, you will receive a detailed pre-summer logistics email along with a pre-arrival checklist shown on your MySchoolApp account.

Incomplete or Late Registrations

After you have paid and secured a seat in the program, make sure to finish the remaining steps within two (2) weeks. If your registration is incomplete or an application is inactive for three (3) weeks, a $20 late fee will incur, unless an extension is requested.

Refund Policy

You must cancel your registration at least two weeks before the chosen session to receive an 80% refund. Refunds are not available to cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the chosen session. Full refunds will be issued if the camp is cancelled due to low enrollment.

For additional information, please contact:

  • Address: Outreach and Continuing Education, Office of Pre-College Programs, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
  • Phone: (662) 915-7621
  • Fax: (662) 915-1535
  • Email: