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Open House for Prospective Graduate Students

UNC Charlotte School of Architecture
10:00am - 5:00pm | Friday, October 24, 2014
UNC Charlotte Center City Building + Storrs Hall

Are you thinking about applying for graduate studies in architecture or urban design at UNC Charlotte? Are you interested in learning more about the SoA's various programs to see which one is right for you? Do you want to know about the research interests of our faculty and the support and facilties we offer our students? 

Come to our open house on October 24th to learn all about the School of Architecture.

At the open house, prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about the School of Architecture, its various master's Degree programs, and the opportunities it offers its students. Prospective applicants will also have the chance to meet current faculty and students, alumni, and representatives of the graduate school as well as  to tour the SoA's renowned facilities at two campuses.


Advanced registration is required. If you'd like to attend the SoA’s Graduate Open House, please RSVP here.

Schedule + Locations

The open house will take place in two parts at our two campuses. The morning session, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm will be in UNC Charlotte’s Center City Building (CCB) in uptown Charlotte. We will reconvene at 1:30 pm in the Storrs Building on the main UNC Charlotte campus in the northeast part of the city. The day will end with a reception in the Storrs gallery from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Room 1001, Center City Building
10:00       Welcome
10:10       Overview of the SoA Graduate Programs
11:00       Panel of Current Graduate Students
11:30       Panel of Alumni
12:00       Tour of the Center City Building (Studios, City.Building.Lab)

Architecture Library, Storrs, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
1:30          Why Charlotte?
2:15          Applying to the Graduate School
3:00          Tour of Storrs (Studios, Fabrication Labs, DArts Lab, Daylighting Lab)

Gallery, Storrs, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
4:00          Reception

After the open house, consider visiting the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in uptown Charlotte to see the movie, If You Build It, which begins at 6:00 pm. The screening is part of the Bechtler's Modernism + Film series, which is supported by the School of Architecture.


At CCB: Park in the gravel lot across Brevard Street from the CCB. Avoid the reserved places. Print the temporary parking pass and display it clearly on your windshield. 

At Storrs: Park in the Visitor’s Lot in the East Deck. Take a visitor’s ticket on your way into the garage. While at the open house you will be given another ticket you can use to exit the garage free of charge.

For your convienence, please download this map of parking at both campus, including driving directions from CCB to Storrs.


Lunch is on your own during the break between the morning session at the CCB and the afternoon session on the main UNC Charlotte Campus. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from one campus to the other, leaving about 40 minutes for lunch either in Einstein Bros Bagels in the CCB, on the way, or at the Prospector or Student Union food courts on the main campus. Please see this map of dining options on the main campus.

For more information

Regarding Logistics the Open House:                                   Armetta Davis 
About the Masters of Architecture I and II Programs:            Dr. Emily Makas
About the Master of Urban Design Program:                         Dr. Zhongjie Lin
About the Design Computation Program:                              Chris Beorkrem