New Architecture Undergraduate Students

We are excited that you will be joining our community! The next steps for you are:

Step 1. All New Majors

Step 2. New UO Students

Step 3. New & Current UO Students

NEW UO Students: Sign up for a UO Student Orientation & Academic Advising Session

Experiences for first-year undergraduates

CURRENT UO Students: Email archinfo@uoregon.edu to schedule an Academic Advising appointment with the College of Design Student Services office in 105 Lawrence Hall.

Don’t forget to join your Facebook group for Architecture Undergraduates 


  • Winter admission decisions will be emailed by the end of December
  • New students will receive an email pre-authorizing them to take ARCH 283 studio along with ARCH 202
    • Register using the CRN’s from the email
    • Refer to the guide for adding and dropping classes
  • Complete the online Admission Decision Form by January 1
  • Your major will be revised by the UO Registrar to Arch
  • Email Archinfo@uoregon.edu to set up an advising appointment for major advising

Academic Advising & Student Services

Academic advising for current UO students is available from the College of Design academic advisors in the 105 Lawrence Hall Student Services Office on the first floor of Lawrence Hall. Students can make appointments by going to 105 Lawrence Hall or by calling 541-346-2621.


New Student Registration Resources


Fall Registration

New Students need to register for ARCH 201 (Architecture majors) for fall term.

  • New students will register for classes (including Arch 201) as part of their IntroDUCKtion advising session.
  • Current UO students should schedule an appointment with an advisor to appropriate courses prior to their assigned fall term registration priority schedule. Email archinfo@uoregon.edu to schedule an appointment with Student Services in 105 LAWRENCE HALL
  • Non-degree seeking exchange undergraduate students admitted to the Architecture program need to schedule an appointment with an advisor to plan courses while on exchange and get necessary pre-authorizations to enroll in courses. Email archinfo@uoregon.edu to schedule an appointment.

Registration questions?

  • Students can make appointments by going to 105 Lawrence Hall or by calling 541-346-2621.

Hardware and Software Requirements

All students in the Department of Architecture are required to have a personal computer. In addition to the computer requirement, there is a listing of specific software. You can find these specific requirements on the College of Design Technology Services website.


American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

You may also get connected to current UO Architecture students by contacting the UO Chapter President of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) organization. The mentor program is run by AIAS and aims to help first year students in the major through their introductory classes. This program is HIGHLY encouraged!


Housing and Employment Options

Scholarships, Financial Aid, UO Tuition

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