Supporting CAPPA

Contribute to train future leaders

Contribute to train future leaders in these fields. You may contact CAPPA at 817-272-2801 or make an immediate gift to the college.

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The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA)

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) offers the only accredited programs in Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture in the North Texas region, along with accredited programs in Interior Design, Public Administration, and Public Policy. Together, we co-create urban, ecological, and social fabrics that unleash the inherent potential of places and communities by interweaving the unique gifts of each person and each profession.

Giving Opportunity Spotlights

Architecture Digital Fabrication

Integration of advanced digital technologies into the architectural design process with a focus on the use of digital fabrication and cast materials. Learn more about the

Digital Architecture Research Consortium

Architecture Masters Path A Program

A distinct plan of study that provides a core curriculum designed to help students gain a foundation of knowledge in design, theory, and practice. Path A consists of a minimum of 104 credit hours and requires successful and timely completion of coursework and an annual review of the student's portfolio of work. CAPPA has created an endowment to enhance the program offerings and to provide scholarships to deserving and talented students. Supporting this unique program advances CAPPA's mission to provide the best possible educational experience for all students.

Supporting this unique program

David Dillon Center

The David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture includes the David Dillon Symposium and has partnered with the Dallas Festival of Ideas as a way to memorialize Dillon's contributions to our Texas culture. Donations to this fund advances its ability to affect how we chronicle the growing influence of Dillon's work and places UTA at the forefront of larger, cultural discussions about how architecture shapes our lives. Funds from its endowment help attract internationally renowned architects and architectural critics to North Texas for each symposium and will help launch the Center's Oral History of Texas Architecture Project.

Donations to this fund

Dean's Excellence Fund - CAPPA

Funds special projects, student scholarships and travel grants for students presenting papers at professional meetings. The Dean's Excellence Fund is a great way to provide general support to CAPPA.

Dean's Scholarship Fund - CAPPA

Funds academic excellence scholarships for CAPPA students.

Design Build Fund - CAPPA

A hands-on program that helps students understand the entirety of a construction project and think through each step, giving them a holistic understanding of design and construction

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Richard L. Cole Memorial Fellowship

Richard L. Cole Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund provides scholarships to deserving graduate students.

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(Area High School Program): Summer@CAPPA is an annual weeklong summer camp held on the UTA campus for high school students interested in architecture and interior design. The students are treated to an immersive experience, staying in dorms and working in the studio from 9 to 5 daily.

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To learn more, contact

Roman Herrington

Director of Development for University Initiatives