About Us
  • Tau Beta Pi is the oldest and most prestigious engineering honor society. The Florida Alpha Chapter was founded in 1961 and, out of 246 collegiate chapters, is one of the nation's most active. We have been named the Most Outstanding Chapter eight times.
  • Our purpose is to recognize exceptional engineering students, encourage young students to pursue engineering, and serve our local community. To be eligible for membership, juniors must be in the top eighth of their class, and seniors and graduate students must be in the top fifth of their class; all candidates must demonstrate exemplary character. We have three major programs to encourage young students to pursue engineering degrees: GatorTRAX, SECME, and The TEE Program (tutoring). You can learn more about service opportunities by visiting our calendar.
Announcements
    Have a spooky month of October! Go Gators!
  • Office Hours Announcements
  • ATTENTION: Fall 2017 Office Hours are active now until November 17th.
  • Carla Guidi will be hosting make-up office hours on October 18th from 9:35-11:30 AM, immediately preceding her regular office hours.
  • Felicia Sedwick is cancelling her office hours on October 17th. She will host make-up office hours on October 18th from 3-3:50 PM
  • Trevor Garlinghouse has permanently changed his office hours to Thursdays from 4:05-4:55 PM.
  • Upcoming Service Events (GatorTRAX RSVP here!)
  • 10/20 - Al'z Place @ 9 AM -11 AM, 1610 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL
  • 10/21 - GatorTRAX (SHPE, BEC, IISE) @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM, CSE E121
  • 10/22 - Adopt-A-Street Clean-up @ 9 AM - 12 PM, NE 28th Ave
  • Upcoming Social Events
  • 10/16 - Member-Candidate Social (Game Night!) @ 7:30 PM, MAT 0103
  • 10/25 - Beer Social @ 9 PM, Location TBA
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • 10/17 - Meeting #3 (Candidate Elections + Ballot Ratification) @ 7:20 PM, NPB 1002
  • 10/24 - Officer Meeting #5 @ 6:45 PM, Reitz Union G330
  • Upcoming Other Events
  • 10/9 - FE Review Sessions Begin (see FE Reviews page for dates)
  • Corporate Partners


  • Citrix is a Gold Sponsor.

  • Other Announcements
  • Check out what some of our alumni think of their experiences with Tau Beta Pi!
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  • Remember to check out all of our scholarship opportunities!
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