Student Organizations

Discover the numerous student organizations that CAPPA has to offer and join a community to enhance your overall experience.


The School of Architecture's student societies and student governing body serve to promote architectural education and training. They are also important for organizing students in their efforts to promote scholarship and foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines. Taking a leadership role in one of these groups can enhance your overall experience as a student. Find out more about each organization and learn how you can become involved.

American Institute of Architecture Students

The AIAS is dedicated to providing unmatched programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architectural education.

American Society of Landscape Architects

The ASLA aims to promote a commitment to achieving a balance between preservation, use, and management of the country’s resources.

Interior Design Student Group

The IDSG houses national student chapters like the Interior Design Association and the American Society of Interior Designers.

Pi Alpha Alpha

PAA is a Global Honor Society that encourages and recognizes outstanding accomplishment in public affairs and administration.

Ph.D Consortium

The Ph.D. Consortium represents and advocates for the needs of CAPPA Ph.D. students to ensure successful completion of the Ph.D.

Student Planning Association

The SPA is a Planning Student Organization with the American Planning Association opened to all students interested in planning...

Tau Sigma Delta

TSD is a nationally affiliated honor society that recognizes students design who distinguish themselves academically.

US Green Building Council Students

The USGBC is committed to transforming buildings with the belief that every person deserves a better, more sustainable life.

Women's Transportation Seminar

The WTS is a professional organization for students, both male and female, interested in transportation and other related fields.