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.

ECE tours will resume September 16th, 2019.

During the summer months, prospective undergraduate students and their guests can stop by the ECE Academic Services Center at 1112 Hamerschlag Hall to pick up a self-guided "Undergraduate Walking Tour" pamphlet. This document will direct you to several undergraduate lab spaces located in Hamerschlag Hall. The ECE Academic Services Center is open 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

(Please note: On evenings and weekends, the lab spaces highlighted in the walking tour are not accessible without a Carnegie Mellon ECE student ID.)

Tours will begin the week of January 28th, 2019 and end on May 2nd. Tours will not be offered when classes are canceled: Monday - Friday, March 11-15 (CMU spring break)

Schedule a tour here.

  • Monday: 9am till 3pm
  • Tuesday: 9am till 1pm, 3pm
  • Thursday: 9am till 12pm, 3pm
  • Friday: 10am till 12pm

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

Questions regarding admissions should be directed to Jessica Tomko.