Professional Ethics Ceremony

Be part of a Fulton Schools engineering tradition.

Professional Ethics Engineering Induction Ceremony

The FSE Professional Ethics event is a single ceremony where students are initiated into the Order of the Engineer and/or the Pledge of the Computing Professional associations.  This rite-of-passage ceremony is for students graduating in engineering, computing science and computing-related degree programs. The ceremony is an opportunity for graduates to publicly express their life-long commitment to integrity and professional ethics.

Please review the FAQs to determine if you are eligible for the Order of the Engineer, the Pledge of the Computing Professional or both associations.

Pledge of the Computing Professional

The Pledge of the Computing Professional was developed to provide computing graduates an opportunity to publicly express their commitment to integrity and ethical decision-making in their professions. The Honor lapel pin that each graduate receives is a symbol of their commitment to the oath and should always be worn or displayed prominently as a reminder to their obligation.   ​FSE ​students ​graduating from the following programs are eligible for this association.

Computer Science*
Computer Systems Engineering*
Information Technology*
Software Engineering*
Human Systems Engineering

*Also eligible for the Order of the Engineering Ceremony


Order of the Engineer

The Order of the Engineer is a commitment ​to ​uphold ​the ​integrity, ​honesty ​and ​values ​all ​engineers ​should ​possess ​to ​better ​society. ​It ​is ​a ​lifelong ​commitment ​that ​begins ​with ​this ​Ring and Oath ​Ceremony. ​The ​ring ​is ​a ​symbol ​of ​the ​commitment ​to ​the ​Oath ​and ​is ​worn ​on ​the ​small ​finger ​of ​the ​working ​hand. ​FSE ​students ​graduating from the following programs are eligible for this association.

Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Systems Engineering*
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology*
Construction Engineering
Computer Science*
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Software Engineering*

*Also eligible for the Pledge of the Computing Professional Ceremony

Frequently asked registration questions
  • Will my parking be validated?

No, sorry, we are not validating parking at this event.  We do encourage car pooling and use of mass transit, wherever possible.

  • What is the dress code?

Business casual is appropriate.

  • Are masks required to be worn at the event?

No, masks are not required but we do ask any individual who is sick or not feeling well to please stay home.  We do offer refunds if you are unable to attend because of illness.

  • May I take photographs?

When the ceremony is complete, we will have a background and banners for you to take photos and post them on social media using the hashtag #FSEIntegrity

  • Why does the event cost $20?

All inductees receive a certificate of acknowledgement into the society and either an Order of the Engineering ring or a Pledge of the Computing Professional Honor pin. The $20 goes to offset all of these costs.

  • May I attend the ceremony virtually?

For the Fall 2022 term, both events are in-person only. However, if you need assistance with determining if there is a ceremony being held near you home location, please contact [email protected]

  • What if I register and then am unable to attend?

In order to be inducted you must attend and take the obligation pledge during the ceremony. Contact [email protected] to start your refund or learn about future ceremonies.

  • Can I invite guests to the Engineering Induction ceremony?

Yes, you may bring one guest to view the ceremony while you are participating.

  • When will I receive my certificate and ring or pin?

At  the ceremony you will find and sign your certificate and receive your ring or pin.

  • Who can I contact for additional questions or information?

Please contact [email protected].

  • Tell me more about the Order of the Engineer and The Pledge of the Computing Professional.

Learn more about the Order of the Engineer at the national website  and The Pledge of the Computing Professional.

  • What if I do not know my ring size?

We encourage you to register for the event and then attend one of the ring sizing office hour dates below.  After you get sized, our staff will then update your registration appropriately.  If you are unable to attend the Tempe campus, we encourage you to stop at any jewelry store and determine your ring size for the pinky finger on your dominate hand.

Date Day Time Location
Oct. 18 Tues 9-11 am ECF 130
Oct. 19 Wed 12-2 pm ECF 130
Oct. 20 Thurs 2-4 pm ECG 114
Oct. 25 Tues 12-2 pm ECF 130
Oct. 26 Wed 2-4 pm ECF 130
Oct. 27 Thurs 9-11 am ECG 114
  • What if my ring does not fit?

You may exchange your ring for a different size at the Brickyard Engineering building by going to the 6th floor Academic and Student Affairs office.

Fall 2022 Ceremony

Registration fee:
Order of the Engineering   $ 15.00
Pledge of the Computing   $ 15.00
Both associations               $ 20.00

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022

5:30-6:30 p.m. Check-in and social  (refreshments served)

6:30 p.m. Program begins

Memorial Union, Alumni room 202

(Need Help with ring size? See FAQ’s)