Carnegie Mellon University

Visitor information

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's main office is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in Hamerschlag Hall. The department also has a presence in Porter Hall, Roberts Hall, Wean Hall, and Hamburg Hall.

Department tours and information sessions are offered during the fall and spring semesters. Tours are led by current students and provide insights into the electrical and computer engineering academic experience, campus life, and available metacurricular activities within the department. A Q&A session will follow.

Department information sessions are for prospective undergraduate students interested in electrical and computer engineering. For undergraduate admission-related questions, campus tours, and university information sessions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Additional information can be found on the university's visitor page.


Due to our students participating in CMU's Technical Opportunities Conference, tours will begin on or around Monday, September 23rd.

For prospective undergraduate students and their guests

Mondays: 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Thursdays: 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Fridays: 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Sign up for an undergraduate tour of ECE in Pittsburgh here. 

*PLEASE NOTE: Friday, December 6, 2019 will be the last day that tours are offered during the fall 2019 semester. Tours will not be offered on days there are no classes: Friday, October 18th (CMU fall break), Friday, October 25th (Day for Community Engagement) and Wednesday - Friday, November 27th, 28th, and 29th (Thanksgiving Break).

ECE tours will resume on approximately September 16th, 2019, as our tour guides are ECE students and are not present during summer months. Prospective students and their families may start to sign up for tours around the beginning of September via a link on this webpage.

Drop in appointments for prospective students will be available during the summer on a limited basis during Wednesday afternoons. Please contact Brittany Walker at for more information.

Questions about visiting the Silicon Valley campus should be directed to Brittany Walker.