Grad Day Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Historic Preservation 2020

Welcome to Grad Day 2020!

New Graduate Students Offered Admission for 2020 – Invitations to come in February!

We welcome admitted Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Historic Preservation graduate applicants to Grad Day to visit the School of Architecture & Environment in the College of Design, learn about faculty research and scholarship, hear about the programs and opportunities, visit studios and research laboratories, and meet potential classmates. We have a full day planned for you, including meeting our current students. We encourage you to visit and learn how we plan to support your educational goals!

Please see the details for the events below. Portland and Eugene Grad Days are held on separate days and will have different agendas.

For questions about the program or for more information, please contact us:

Architecture Grad Day in Portland

M.Arch Track II and Historic Preservation

Day and Date:  Friday, March 13, 2020

Location:  White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street, Floor 4R, Portland 97209

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Details to come soon)

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(2019 Agenda, will update for 2020 ASAP)

  • 9:30am Check in
  • 10am Departments Overview
  • 10:45am SAE Overview
  • 11am Student Groups and Charette
  • 12pm Lunch
  • 1pm Small Group breakout by Departments, Meetings with Faculty
  • 2:30pm Building Tours
  • 3pm Old Town Portland Tours
  • 4pm Social (Optional)
  • 5:30pm Optional Architecture Design Week event


Portland Visit Resources:

Architecture & Interior Architecture Grad Day in Eugene

Day and Date:  Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location:  School of Architecture & Environment, Lawrence Hall

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(2019 Agenda, will update for 2020 ASAP)

  • 9am Check in
  • 9:30am SAE Overview
  • 9:45am Departments Overview
  • 10:30am Faculty Research Presentations
  • 11am Small Breakout Groups with Faculty
  • 12pm Lunch
  • 1pm Lawrence Hall Tour
  • 2:30pm Student stories
  • 3:15pm Student Work presentations
  • 4:00pm Campus Sustainability Tour OR Open Studios visit
  • 5pm Social (Optional)

Eugene Visit Resources:

Friendly Reminder: The Ecological Design Center’s H.O.P.E.S. (Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability) Conference takes place in April. The HOPES conference is the largest student run conference on sustainability in the world. Since its creation in 1995, the H.O.P.E.S. Conference has remained the only ecological design conference developed and managed by students. HOPES features nationally recognized keynote speakers, expert panel discussions, hands-on workshops, green business expo, a 24-hour design charrette, environmental art, and more!