Advancing Women in Engineering

Sleeping Bag Weekend

AWE is excited to offer prospective high school junior women the opportunity to come to campus and spend time learning more about engineering and being a student at Penn! Students will be paired up with undergraduate women engineers who live on campus and will get the opportunity to visit classes, eat in the dining hall, hear from current students and meet with faculty and staff in Engineering. Space is limited for this event, not all who register will be able to attend.

This semester's Sleeping Bag Weekend is Sunday, November 10-Monday, November 11, 2013

Tentative Schedule****

Sunday, November 10, 2013

3-4pm Arrive on campus, meet Hosts

4-5pm Welcome and overview, Tours of Engineering

5-6pm Settle in with Hosts, Tour of Campus

6-8pm Dinner with Hosts

8-9:30pm Ice Cream Sundaes and What its like to be an Engineer panel

Monday, November 11, 2013

8-9am Breakfast

9-12pm Classes with Hosts or from schedule

12-1pm Lunch with students, faculty and staff

1pm Admissions Info Session (optional)

2pm Admissions Tour (optional)

****Please note the schedule is still being confirmed and is subject to change, please contact with any specific questions.


UPDATE: As of Oct 28, 2013, registration has been closed due to overwhelming demand. As of Nov 4, 2013 we are no longer accepting names for the waiting list.

We are sorry we are no longer able to take additional participants for our sleeping bag weekend program. If you are planning to come to campus for a visit at another time and would like to meet with us while you are on campus, please contact Michaile E. Rainey at to arrange your visit.

Download a flyer about Sleeping Bag Weekend HERE

Looking for the Sleeping Bag Weekend Paperwork? Download it HERE

Questions? contact Michaile E. Rainey at 215-573-6487 or