2021 Architecture + Design College Fair

october, 2021

16oct9:00 am4:00 pm2021 Architecture + Design College Fair

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Event Details

Presented by Huitt-Zollars
Organized by AD EX and the AIA Dallas Education Outreach Committee

Saturday, October 16
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
FREE event

The Architecture and Design Exchange (AD EX) and AIA Dallas Education Outreach Committee invite all high school juniors and seniors to our annual Architecture + Design College Fair presented by Huitt-Zollars. The in-person event will include practicing architects, interns, current students, professors from local universities, and representatives or alumni from universities offering a degree in architecture. Students, parents, teachers, and counselors will be able to ask questions, receive first-hand information on what it takes to become an architect and learn the specifics on how each university architectural program is unique.

Students will gain knowledge on the path an architecture student takes upon graduating college: internship development requirements, the licensing process, professional practice, and the organizations that support their career. Plus, we’re giving away some great prizes – you won’t want to miss it!

Event Format

Students, parents, teachers, and counsellors will join the event in-person, with universities joining either in person or giving a livestreamed group presentation. To accommodate distancing, we ask that students, parents, teachers, and counsellors sign up for either a morning or afternoon timeslot.

Morning: 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lunch will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m.

University Registration

We invite universities offering degrees in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, architectural engineering, urban planning, construction science and/or related careers to participate in the Architecture + Design College Fair. This year, two options will be offered to participating universities: a representative can be present in-person to meet one-on-one with potential students; or colleges can livestream a 15-minute presentation to a group of students on a set schedule.

Participating Colleges + Universities (as of 9/17/21)

  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Judson University – virtual
  • Kansas State University
  • ​Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – virtual
  • Rice University – virtual
  • SCI-Arc
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Tulane University
  • University College Dublin – virtual
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Colorado – Denver – virtual
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Kansas – virtual
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan – virtual
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Southern California – virtual
  • University of Texas at Arlington

2021 College Fair Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Katie Hitt at khitt@dallasadex.org for more information.

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

In-Person + Virtual

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