Tau Beta Pi

The Florida Alpha Chapter

at The University of Florida

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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 two major programs to encourage young students to pursue engineering degrees: GatorTRAX and The TEE Program (tutoring). You can learn more about service opportunities by visiting our calendar.


Office Hours

The office hour page now has a different format. The new format includes a Google calendar that all of the officers are able to edit. There will be no more announcements here for office hour changes. Officers are supposed to update the calendar withing 24 hours of a schedule change, but you should make sure to check the calendar before coming to the office in case of any sudden changes.

Active Member Scholarship
  • $250 scholarship awarded based on level of activity
  • Eligibility requires attending the E-Futures session
  • Apply Here!

Best Member and Best Officer
  • Don't forget to nominate here by 4/2 at 11:59 PM

  • What: Analytical Problem Solving - Learn a structured way to generate ideas and how to implement the best ones
  • When: March 25th from 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Where: Larsen 234
  • Register Here!

Electee Only Social
  • What: A super awesome engineering escape room!
  • When: March 29th at 7 PM
  • Where: MAT 0014
  • Note that this event is required and does not count towards the social requirement for initiation. Notify the VPs of Electees of any conflicts.

Upcoming Service Events (GatorTRAX RSVP here!)
  • 3/15 - Al'z Place, 9:30 AM to 11 AM, 1610 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • 3/15 - Adopted School GatorTRAX, 9:30 AM to 11 AM, Boulware Springs Charter School
  • 3/17 - GatorTRAX (Biomaterials), 10 AM to 12 PM, Reitz 2335
  • 3/24 - Street Clean-up @ 9AM, Meet at 8:45 AM at Communter Lot

Upcoming Social Events
  • 3/12 - Member-Candidate Social @ 7:20 PM, LIT 125
  • 3/18 - Breakfast Club @ 12 PM, Metro Diner
  • 3/21 - Trivia Night @ 9 PM, Gator's Dockside
  • 3/28 - Brewery Night @ 8 PM, Swamphead
  • 3/31 - Field Day @ 12 PM, Southwest Rec Softball Fields

Upcoming Meetings
  • 3/13 - Meeting #3 (Candidate Elections) @ 7:20 PM, CSE E119
  • 3/20 - Officer Meeting #5 @ 6:45 PM, Reitz Union 3310
  • 3/27 - Meeting #4 @ 7:20 PM, CSE E119

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