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Engineering | Fulton Engineering Education Outreach

Faculty Outreach Opportunities

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering hosts a variety of on-campus activities, after-school programs, summer camps and collaborations with faculty and engineering student organizations in an effort to engage Arizona’s K-12 students and create pathways that encourage them to become technically savvy, prepare for studies in science, technology, engineering and math-related fields (STEM) and pursue careers in engineering. Through creative hands-on activities, we hope to inspire these young students and show how engineering impacts our lives every day. Below is a list of opportunities for you to get involved whether for research or your own passion for education.

Fulton Outreach Activities

A Day in the Life Of…Field Trip Days

Throughout the year, we will be working with Arizona schools to bring school-aged children to both the Tempe and Polytechnic Campuses to experience the life of a Fulton Engineering student. Faculty involvement can range from tours of your lab(s) to hands-on activities to even a brief presentation about the research that you do. 

These events will take place throughout the year, at both our Tempe and Polytechnic campuses. Dates are designed for specific grade levels. We anticipate a capacity of 120 students per date.

Elementary School Dates

Tempe Campus

November 3, 2017

December 13, 2017

January 19, 2018

March 22, 2018

May 3, 2018

Middle School Dates

Tempe Campus

October 6, 2017

November 30, 2017

March 7, 2018

March 30, 2018

April 26, 2018

High School Dates

Polytechnic Campus

September 22, 2017

October 20, 2017

November 17, 2017

February 9, 2018

April 13, 2018







To indicate your interest in participation and availability for specific dates, please email Brittney Martin (

Night of the Open Door

This event hosts up to 8,000 families on the Tempe campus and 3,000 families at the Poly Campus. The event opens our campus doors to the surrounding communities and families by hosting hands-on activities, laboratory tours, video games and featuring ASU’s cutting edge art and research. If you would like to participate in Night of the Open Door please let us know!

 Date Contact  
Polytechnic campus, February 16, 2018

Brittney Martin

Tempe campus, February 24, 2018

Brittney Martin



Fulton Schools of Engineering Summer Academy

Summer Transportation Institute

Week-long residential program at the Polytechnic campus. This program is designed for high school students interested in learning more about engineers and the ways in which they impact our world and society.  The Summer Transportation Institute engages students in projects and field trips that demonstrate how all types of engineers (from aerospace to software) plan and maintain our systems of transportation around Arizona. Have a lesson or a lab that you would like to incorporate? We would love to work with you whether for an hour, half day or anything in between.

Contact Due Date

Jennifer Velez

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until all slots are full

Fulton Summer Academies

The Fulton Summer Academies give elementary and middle school students the opportunity to explore engineering through engaging, hands-on activities and field trip visits to various locations around campus. Through these experiences, students gain an understanding of how engineers are improving the world each day through creative problem solving to make us healthier, safer and more comfortable. Camp topics for summer 2018 are still being determined. Past camps include: Renewable Energy; Mechanical Animations and Automata; Mitigation of the Urban Heat Island; Physics Camp; and Coding Camp. If you have research or experience in one of these areas and would like to provide activities, please contact us.


Brittney Martin


Six-day residential program. High school seniors come to campus for an exciting introduction to the engineering profession, faculty, students and the innovative programs offered at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Students learn more about academic expectations and university life, and start to think about how you might take advantage of the many opportunities available to our engineering students. During your week at ASU, students visit research labs and learn about undergraduate research opportunities at the university and in industry. Time commitment is two to three hours one day a week for three consecutive weeks, with the same lesson each week.


Kaely Graham

Custom Fulton Schools Summer Academy

Faculty develop and manage their own program. Customize your own summer camp by taking your research and teaching from the university classroom to children ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. Camps can run between June and July and range from one to five days, with multiple sessions possible based on demand. Faculty manage their own programs including: identify space, managing registration lists and communication, developing curriculum, collecting fees if applicable, and ordering supplies. The K-12 Outreach team can assist with parts of the summer camp. If you are planning to hold a camp during summer 2017, please fill out the our Fulton Summer Camp Intake Form.

Access 2017 Fulton Summer Camp Intake Form

For further details regarding Summer Fulton Academy, see the Fulton Outreach Support Services section below.

Contact Due Date

Brittney Martin

See graph below for details

Fulton Outreach Support Services:

  • Fulton Academy Summer Camp Services*
  • Letters of Support
  • Curriculum and Activity Consultation
Timeline/ Due Date Market Materials in Fulton Schools Academy Summer Camp Brochure Market Materials on the Fulton Schools Outreach Website Registration System Curriculum and Activities Consultation
Up to January 15 x x x x
January 15 to February 1 No longer available X x x
February 1 to March 1 No longer available X No longer available x
March 1 to April 1 No longer available X No longer available No longer available
After April 1 No longer available No longer available No longer available No longer available


Marketing Materials

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering K-12 STEM Outreach and Education team will collect your information to promote on our website and Fulton Schools Academy Summer Camp brochure.

Consultation on Curriculum and Activities

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering K-12 STEM Outreach and Education team is happy to meet with you to discuss questions you may have on your summer program curriculum and activities. Examples include: is this tailored to the right age, what kinds of supplies can I use that are safe and inexpensive, what kind of work flow is best for this age group? Contact Hope Parker

Registration System

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering K-12 STEM Outreach and Education team can assist you with setting up your RegOnline system. This is the system that allows you to take payments and manage your participants. Once the system is set up each faculty member will be responsible for managing the participants list, needs, and communication. To get you started, we will need an account number and department signature. Please email the appropriate contact above for more information.

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