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Engage Leadership Team

The Engage Leadership Team (ELT) is a team of upper-division engineering students that are committed to providing positive experiences and support for first-year engineering students living in the Engage LLC (engineering dorm). Members of the ELT are current engineering students who understand the challenges of being a first-year student in an engineering program.

The ELT is committed to providing Engage LLC students with mentoring, academic support, personal and professional development, and a connected community in their first year of engineering school. Members of the Engage Leadership Team live in 4 bedroom apartments in the LLC, currently housed in Geier Hall. All locations are subject to change.

ELT members:

  • Serve as role models and lead by example both inside and outside the classroom
  • Serve as a connection to first-year students in the Engage LLC
  • Are active members of the UT community
  • Encourage and support academic achievement
  • Promote an inclusive environment
  • Provide LLC students with personal and professional development opportunities
  • Give back to the UTK and Knoxville community through service and outreach
  • Provide a strong sense of community and support through organized activities

ELT member responsibilities include:

  1. Periodically checking in with mentees
  2. Staffing study session hours in the LLC dorm, 3-5x per semester
  3. Serving on an ELT committee to provide programming for the engage LLC
  4. Enrolling in EF302, our 1-hour Fall leadership course

Interested applicants can apply online or contact Amy Biegalski at