Your support helps us provide the tools to achieve excellence and meet the challenges of the future. The Department of Architecture offers a wide range of giving opportunities. You may give an unrestricted gift or request that your funds be used to support specific needs, programs or projects.
With the lauching of the new Los Angeles Metro Program, the Department is seeking funds to provide support to secure the success of this unique program. For additional information visit: Los Angeles Metro Program
The Department is focused on building the following four funds to provide support across the program:
Student Leadership Development Fund: Student participation in off-campus programs, preparation for competitions, attendance at conferences, assistance with supplies, mini scholarships and financial assistance and other project support that is critical to their professional development.
Faculty Leadership Development Fund: Faculty need to be kept abreast of the latest technologies. Professional development support and release time ensure faculty are leading the education mission.
Sustainability Fund: Funds will assist students and faculty as the Department increases awareness of designing a more sustainable environment.
Interdisciplinary Fund: Supports the work of students and faculty engaged in integrative and collaborative interdisciplinary design studios and scholarship project.
Many projects are supported through these funds, and through the generous contribution of companies and individuals to specific needs. Some examples include:
Sponsor one of the following workshops: Portfolio, Drawing, and/or Technology. More Workshop Information
Match the student’s commitment to excellence with your investment in the Media Resource Center (MRC) book collection. More Book Challenge Information
Sponsor the creation of outreach publications, materials, and web pages of students’ work. More Publication of Student Work Information
Materials. More Student Projects Information
Sponsor eight students a year who cannot afford the initial purchase or the upgrade of laptop computer. More Laptop Computers Information
Travel Fellowships to attend the International Herbstakademie in Neukloster, Germany 2007-2011 ($10,000 yearly). More Workshop Information
Sponsor a class field trip. More Travel Fellowship Information
Sponsor a student to participate in an urban internship or co-op experience. More Metro Co-op Information
Sponsor new equipment. More Digital Media Information
Sponsor a final review session. More Design Review Information
Sponsor a workshop or series of workshops. More Technology Workshop Information
Provide stipends for thesis students. More Thesis Support Information
Establish a named guest professorship. More Guest Professorship Information