Architectural education is unlike any type of education you’ve likely encountered to date. We highly encourage you to attend one of our architecture-specific information sessions online or in-person.
In-person Campus visits
General Weekday Campus Visits
The School of Architecture offers in-person, architecture-specific information sessions on Mondays and Fridays at 11:00am ET. These sessions provide a general overview of our program and a walking tour of our facilities.
We encourage you to attend the architecture session as part of the full “Campus Visit” with the Office of Admissions at Syracuse University. For more information and to register click here. When you register, you’ll have the option to select a school or college information session. Our available 11:00 a.m. sessions will be listed at the bottom of the form.
Architectural education is unlike any type of education you’ve likely experienced to date. The design studio sequence is at the core of our program. We highly recommend you meet us when studios are in session to learn more about life at SU and the architecture studio experience.
For this reason, we do not participate in Syracuse Saturdays. If you choose to visit on a Saturday, or if you take a self-guided tour, we strongly encourage you to attend an online information session and learn about our program and the portfolio requirements.
In-person Off Campus Events
NYC: Portfolio Development Workshop
The School of Architecture is coming to NYC for a one-day, action packed event with Assistant Dean Vittoria Buccina and Professor Ted Brown. The session will begin with a portfolio development workshop and tips to design a portfolio for admissions. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to participate in a design charrette, which is a quick-moving, hands-on design project. All materials will be provided.
Saturday, October 21 at 9:30 a.m. ET - Register Here
Saturday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m. ET - Register Here
Boston: Portfolio Development Workshop
Join Assistant Dean Vittoria Buccina, Assistant Dean Traci Washburn, and Director of Career Services Kristen DeWolf for an informative session in Boston. Vittoria will discuss our Bachelor of Architecture program and the admission requirements. Afterwards, you will have an opportunity to hear from alumni regarding their experiences with the program and career paths, followed by a reception hosted by Perkins & Will architecture firm.
Thursday, October 26 at 6 p.m. ET - Register Here
SAN JUAN: PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP AND ALUMNI PANEL
Join Syracuse University’s School of Architecture for an engaging conversation in San Juan hosted by Marvel Design Studio. In addition to providing incoming students information on developing their portfolio and application, families and guests will have the opportunity to hear from alumni panelists about their career paths and experiences since graduation.
Thursday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. AST - Register Here
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Information sessions for prospective students
Sessions last approximately one hour and include information on the educational path of an architect, our BArch program, studio culture, the application process, and portfolio submission. These will be offered several times a month at a variety of times to accommodate various time zones.
Virtual Portfolio Development Workshops
Curious how to compile a portfolio for admission to the Syracuse University B.Arch. program? Join us for a portfolio development workshop with an Architecture professor. They will provide insight on developing your portfolio in a manner that best showcases your creativity, curiosity and spatial ability.
Optional Virtual Portfolio Interview
This optional interview is an opportunity for you to meet with our architecture admissions team and provide us with insight as to why you are interested in studying architecture, describe the portfolio work that you chose to include, and your interest in studying at our prestigious institution. This is not a critique of your work.
For more information and to register for a timeslot, visit our Portfolio Requirements page.
Virtual lecture series
Every year, the School of Architecture welcomes a variety of lecturers featuring renowned architects, faculty from various institutions, and other prominent figures. We invite you to join these events to learn more about the field and explore what our current students are experiencing.
To learn more about upcoming lectures and to register for specific events, visit our calendar.
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