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Prospective Architecture Student Workshop

November 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

Prospective Architecture Student Workshop: 

A day in the life of an architecture undergrad at the University of Michigan. 

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: U-M Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, Mich.  

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The Prospective Transfer Student Architecture Workshop Saturday is designed to engage undergraduate students who are interested in architecture and the creative arts, but have yet to declare architecture as their major. The day will help students visualize a day-in-the-life of a U-M architecture undergraduate student. The day will include workshops to understand the technology used in coursework, conversations with current students and alumni, a faculty talk and meetings with admissions counselors. U-M accepts students into the undergraduate architecture program in their junior year. The event is free to qualified applicants.

Schedule of events:

  • 9:00-9:30 a.m.: Check-in
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Architecture technology workshop
    • Learn design technologies taught by architecture faculty
  • 11:30-12:30 p.m.: Lunch / Admissions presentation
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Jobs in Architecture Talk and student panel
  • 1:30-3:00 p.m.: Architecture Representation Drawing
    • A free-hand drawing workshop that incorporates some design methodologies. taught in studio by current architecture faculty
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m.: Building tour by students (optional)


  • You must be a high school graduate as of 2015.
  • You must be engaged in taking college courses.
  • You do not need to have taken any architecture courses to date.
  • You may have taken basic design, welding or woodshop courses previously.
  • The workshops are intended for transfer candidates.
  • Interested transfer students may include cross-campus U-M students, in or out of state college attendees, and community college students

Parking is free on Saturdays on U-M campus.


Additional questions? Please contact Taubman College Student Services at TaubmanCollegeStudentServices@umich.edu or call 734-764-1300.


November 7, 2015
9:00 am