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Grandparents Day

College of Engineering Grandparents Day

Friday, July 26, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Ohio State University Columbus Campus

Register by phone by July 15: 1-800-678-6011 or 614-247-4105

$100 per grandparent | $50 per child
children ages 7-12


Create lifelong memories and enjoy a day full of hands-on activities designed to show the grandkids how fun and exciting STEM can be! Perhaps this will also be the start of their own Buckeye journey.

College of Engineering alums and their grandchildren ages 7 to 12 are invited to campus for a fun-filled STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) experience at the 2nd annual College of Engineering Grandparents Day! 

Breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments will be provided. Afterwards, you’ll have time to stroll campus and share your favorite spots and stories with the little ones.


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.: Welcome
Opening remarks from College of Engineering leadership, plus a group demo.

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.: Break and walk to Activity Session 1

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.: Activity Session 1
Various sessions will take place across the engineering corridor

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Break and walk to Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch
Buffet lunch, plus optional group games and displays by student organizations from across the College of Engineering.

1:00 – 1:15 p.m.: Break and walk to Activity Session 2

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.: Activity Session 2
Various sessions will take place across the engineering corridor

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Break and walk to closing session

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.: Closing
Wrap up the day and a group photo

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.: Optional closing reception

Hands-On Activity Session Options

Class options are still being finalized; check back for updates. Registered participants will be contacted by email/phone to select sessions as soon as we have additional information. 

  • Explore the Machine Shop
  • Forces, Robots and Assistive Technologies
  • Toy Adaptation