Admission News and Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Architecture is currently closed to all visitors, including prospective graduate students.
GRE Update
GRE scores are now optional for fall 2021 applicants, though applicants are still encouraged to submit scores when possible. See Requirements page for more details.
Virtual graduate information sessions
Consider attending a Virtual Information Session to learn more about the graduate program. These are one-hour online sessions hosted throughout the year in which prospective students can learn more about the approach and curriculum of the School, the admissions process, and the kinds of work and activities our graduate students are engaging with.
Graduate final reviews, December 8+9
Prospective students are always invited to attend final reviews. Reviews provide an opportunity to learn more about our students' current work, get a feel for the environment of the graduate program, and meet faculty and students. Fall 2020 final reviews will be held virtually and livestreamed on YouTube, as detailed below.
First-year studio: Architecture Is Everywhere
December 8, 9am–12:30pm (Central)
Faculty: Sarah Dunn
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Second-year studio: Three Houses in One
December 8, 2–5:50pm (Central)
Faculty: Penelope Dean, Grant Gibson
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Third-year/MS option studio
December 9, 9am–12:30pm (Central)
Faculty: Paul Andersen, Sam Jacob
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Contact a current grad student
Submit this form to be put in touch with a current School of Architecture student. Ask questions about studio culture, graduate classes, living in Chicago, etc.
Meet with an advisor
Schedule a one-on-one meeting with the Graduate Academic Advisor to ask questions about admissions requirements, curriculum, and anything else related to the graduate program.
Additional events
We encourage prospective students to check out our public lectures, exhibitions, and other events hosted by the School. See our events page for more information.