School of Architecture and Interior Design Organizations

Alpha Rho Chi

Alpha Rho Chi is a co-educational professional fraternity for students who are in the Architecture field, an allied field, or have a a great interest in either of the two. As an organization we strive to promote the importance of professionalism through social & community events and the bonds of brotherhood. For more information, of if you have any questions, please contact us at

American Institute of Architectural Students

A student chapter is maintained in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning to provide early association with the professional parent group, and permit participation in architectural activities on both a local and national basis. Lectures by practicing architects and designers, discussion groups, visits to conferences, exhibitions, and important building sites are some of the chapter's yearly activities.

DAAP Tribunal

Membership in the DAAP Tribunal, formerly known as the DAAP Union, is open to all undergraduate DAAP students. The Union serves to stimulate, coordinate, and sponsor various student activities. It also provides liaison with the Student Senate of the university and with the college faculty and administration through representation on many college committees. Please contact us at for more information or inquiries.

DAAP Ambassadors

DAAP Student Ambassadors comprise an organization created to provide student representation at a variety of public relations and recruitment activities held on behalf of the college. Ambassadors are selected through an interview process and receive extensive training about college functions and DAAP's facilities.

What is an ambassador? By representing the student viewpoint, DAAP Ambassadors serve as positive spokespeople for the College at admissions and public relations events.

What can you gain? Ambassadors gain valuable leadership skills by honing public speaking skills and networking with a wide variety of people, from prospective students to alumni.

How can you apply? Stop by the Student Affairs Office, Aronoff 5470, or go to DAAPSpace for an application. Applications are accepted year round.

International Interior Design Association

A student chapter is maintained in the college to project and maintain artistic and ethical concepts of the interior design profession on an apprentice level, to promote high standards in public relations and design integrity, and to train for eventual professional practice. Guest speakers and designers assist in the chapter's yearly program.