Events

Required Events for Pledges

Mandatory Attendance

Pledge BBQ

Come to Bowles for a fun filled time! Meet the pledges and officers of PTS over BBQ and Pool. We hope you all had a fun time.

10/01/17

General Meeting 1

Come to Etcheverry and listen to a Berkeley professor give an inspiring keynote talk. Food included. Pledge project concept sketches due.

10/12/17

General Meeting 2

Come to Etcheverry and listen to a Berkeley professor give an inspiring keynote talk. Food included. Pledge project CAD model due.

10/26/17

General Meeting 3

Come to Etcheverry and listen to a Berkeley professor give an inspiring keynote talk. Food included. Pledge project final prototype due

11/16/17

Initiation

The moment of truth, pledges have been working hard to get to this point. Bring your project out and be ready to have a fun day!

12/02/17

Big/Little Event

This is an event between the pledge and the officer. It should be scheduled between the two of you. Prepare to meet your big!

TBD

Outreach Events

Mandatory 10 Points

SWE Parent Program

 

5 Points

10/14/17

 

SWE Engineering Day / Halloween

PTS will be helping to throw SWE's Engineering Day for high school students.

5 Points

10/21/17

 

Berkeley Project

Come help PTS out at Berkeley's largest day of volunteering. Should be a fun time!

10 Points

10/28/17

 

SWE Science Saturday

PTS is helping out SWE teach elementary school kids about science. Come help out!

5 Points

11/11/17

 

UC Berkeley Food Pantry

PTS is helping out with the UC Berkeley Food Pantry!

5 Points

TBD

 

Challah for Hunger

Come to Hillel to braid and bake bread to sell for charity!

5 Points

TBD

 

Social Activities

Mandatory 15 Points

 Post GM Yogurt Park Run

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges over some of Berkeley's finest froyo!

5 Points

10/12/17 

 

Post GM Menchies Run

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges over frozen yogurt.

5 Points

10/26/17

 

Board Game Night

Come to hang out with PTS and play some board games!

5 Points

11/14/17

 

Bowling

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges over some bowling!

5 Points

 10/13/17

 

Basketball @ RSF

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges over basketball!

5 Points

11/02/17

 

Post GM In-N-Out

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges at In-N-Out!

5 Points

11/16/17

 

Ice Skating

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges at the Oakland Ice Skating Rink!

5 Points

10/14/17

 

Corn Maze

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges over a corn maze!

5 Points

11/07/17

 

Dodgeball

Come hang out with officers and fellow pledges and play dodgeball!

5 Points

11/28/17

 

Pledge Project

All Steps Mandatory

The Pledge Project provides the pledges with a way to strut their stuff, to show off their engineering prowess. There are several check points that must be met throughout the rush timeline:

  • Submission of concept sketches at GM1 on March 9

  • CAD model or low fidelity prototype at GM2 on March 23

  • Evidence of testing and/or final prototype at GM 3 on April 13

  • Clearing project challenge on initiation day

 

Student Services

Tutoring

Pledges are required to perform two hours of tutoring on behalf of PTS. Tutoring is held at 136 Hesse Hall:

Monday: 1 PM - 3 PM

Wednesday: 4 PM - 5 PM

Friday: 12 PM - 2 PM

Required Submissions

Resumes

Pledges must submit their current resume to the website. Click on your profile and fill out the form to submit your resume! Must be completed before GM3

Tests

Pledges are required to submit three electronic copies of exams. Preferably exams from the mechanical engineering curriculum with solutions. Upload them in your profile, just like the resume!