Student Launch Pad

We're the hub of entrepreneurial activities and resources helping the TU community to imagine, ignite and transform ideas into action. Make an appointment, attend an event or workshop or just stop by our space in Cook Library, room 401.

students and faculty brainstorming on the white board in the student launch pad

We believe everyone is entrepreneurial.

Whether you're creating a startup or working in a traditional environment, entrepreneurial skills translate to all industries and are vital to succeeding in today’s global marketplace.

At the Student Launch Pad you can:

  • Develop your ideas and business plans with the help of fellow students and entrepreneur mentors.
  • Strengthen your entrepreneurial prowess and innovative thinking skills at interactive programs and events in addition to competitions.
  • Make friends and professional connections to expand your network.

Upcoming Events

This Week @ Student Launch Pad

Creative Mondays: Design Thinking
A crash-course in creative problem solving
Feb. 19 | 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Whiteboard Wednesdays
Come map out your idea
Feb. 21 | 12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch & Launch: Visuals to Present Your Startup
Feb. 14 | 12 - 1 p.m.

Brain Boost Thursdays: Divergent Thinking
Train your brain to think more innovatively
Feb. 22 | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

See all events and programs for spring 2018

Hours & Location

We're located in Cook Library in room 401 on the fourth floor, just across from the stairwell. In addition to our events, we're open for walk-ins and appointments during the following hours:

Mondays - 12 - 6 p.m., 7 - 9 p.m.

Tuesdays - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 7 - 9 p.m.

Wednesdays - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., 7 - 9 p.m.

Thursdays - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fridays - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Dream it. Pitch it. Launch it. And win prizes and cash at five competitions open to the entire campus annually. No entrepreneurship experience required. Learn more

Meet Our Team

We're a small but mighty group of students, staff and faculty members who are passionate about entrepreneurship and bringing people together to solve problems and turn ideas into action. Meet the Launch Pad Ambassadors.


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Success Stories

Check out these inspiring young student and alumni entrepreneurs who got their start at TU.