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Advising Staff

Transfer Orientation Advising: For the School of Architecture advising does not occur before attending orientation. More information regarding advising will be provided when you attend the college session on orientation day.

The goal of the academic advisor is to assist you in forming an academic plan consistent with your educational and career goals. See below to identify the applicable advisor:

Undergraduate Advisor:

Kelsey Childress  (Architecture, Interior Design, minors)

Graduate Advisors:

Karolyn Field  (MPA campus, MPA online)

Ana-Maria Peredo-Manor  (MARCH, MLARC)

Barbara Saenz  (MCRP, MPP, PUAD, UPPP)

Graduate Certificate Advisors:

Karolyn Field  (Urban Nonprofit Management, Public Budgeting and Financial Management)

Barbara Saenz  (Development Review, Geographic Information Systems)


Academic Recruiter: James Brown

Undergraduates: Please email to receive information about the School of Architecture.

Graduates: Please email the appropriate CAPPA Graduate Advisor above, based on program of interest.

Advising Supervisor: Cheryl Donaldson


Portfolios are only needed if a student has previously attended another architecture program and want to see if any courses can be used or if they are applying to the Path-B Masters program.

Undergraduate applicants: Please see our portfolio review requirements.

Graduate Architecture & Landscape Architecture applicants:

Graduate students needing portfolio review should submit a copy of their portfolio (do not send originals) no larger than 9” x 12” in a binder to the Architecture office:

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
ATTN: Graduate ARCH/MLA Advisor
601 W. Nedderman Dr., Suite 203
Arlington, TX 76019

Any portfolio you would like returned should be accompanied with a self-addressed / postage-paid envelope.