Thank you!

Thank you for registering for Shawnee State University’s Plastics Day on Friday, December 7th, 2018. We can't wait to show you our beautiful campus and introduce our amazing plastics engineering program.

In the mail you will receive a confirmation letter, and a few weeks before the event we will mail you a packet with the agenda and campus map.

We're looking forward to meeting you, and if you have any questions please let me know!

Go Bears!

Amanda Means
Amanda Means

Director of Admissions
(740) 351-3221

Plastics Day will start promptly at 9:30 am, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. at the entrance to the Advanced Technology Center. Your day includes a campus tour, parent and student interactive workshops, academic and scientific presentations, and of course, lunch!

Plus, Plastics Day qualifies as a college visit for juniors or seniors attending high school. Staff from the Office of Admission will be available to sign campus visit verification forms.


Plastics Part Design, 3D Printing & Prototyping

Learn how to design plastic parts using computers, and how to print 3D versions of the part.

How to Make a Plastic Part

Operating injection molding and extrusion machines. Visitors are able to operate plastics processing equipment such as extruders, injection molding machines, and rotational molders to produce and take home your choice of a polymer based plastic product like ice scrapers, a Frisbee, or a piggy bank.

Program Review and Meet Alumni

Exploring the plastics program; meeting recent graduates to see what they do and learn about opportunities.

Campus Tour

Housing Tour (Optional)

SSU Plastics Engineering Student

Employment Opportunities

  • Process Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • Technical Sales Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Quality Engineer

Plastics Classes

  • Basic Processing
  • Advanced Processing
  • 3D Printing and Prototyping
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Material Science
  • Statistics
  • Part and Model Design
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Foundation courses in math, chemistry, and physics, plus broad diversification through SSU's General Education Program

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