Student Organizations

One of the best ways to get involved in the DAAP community is by joining a student organization. DAAP has over 20 student organizations representing a variety of interests, including academic, professional, community activist, social and more.

School of Design Student Organizations

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American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

University of Cincinnati Campus Chapter

The AIGA student group is an organization comprised of ambitious designers who are focused on promoting design awareness and excellence. The group's obtainable objectives are creating a design mentoring program, as well as hosting prominent designers

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Fashion Design Coalition

A community here to support all fashion-curious students.

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Industrial Designers Society of America

University of Cincinnati Campus Chapter

The Industrial Design Society of America at University of Cincinnati serves to promote and support Industrial Design students through personal and professional development.

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Sustainable Fashion Initiative

Open to all – Working to design a more sustainable future focused on circularity.

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University of Cincinnati Fashion Association

330-840-1553

The University of Cincinnati Fashion Association aims to provide students with the knowledge, experience, and network to enter the various fields of the fashion industry as young professionals. We work to strengthen and inspire all students with vary

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Master of Design

513-314-7013

This organization is intended to support all of the students registered in DAAP’s Master of Design program. The organization will provide assistance acclimating to the program and help establish professional relationships and friendships.

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The CODE Collective

An encouraging, engaging & creative collective of Communication Designers at DAAP.

School of Architecture & Interior Design Student Organizations

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Architecture & Interior Design Podcast

Podcast that covers everything architecture and interior design. Each week they cover new and relevant topics in the architectural world with different guest professors, students, and professionals from around the world.

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DAAP Re:SAID

Architecture GSA

A coalition of architecture and interior design students in DAAP who are committed to educating, organizing, and taking action and a student run website of SAID students to share and showcase work.

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The SAID Lobby

A coalition of architecture and interior design students in DAAP who are committed to educating, organizing, and taking action.

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International Interior Design Association

University of Cincinnati Campus Chapter

The IIDA student group at UC is an organization that brings interior design students together through mentorship and connect students that ordinarily would be separated by age and co-op.

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UC DAAP National Organization of Minority Architecture Students

The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) mission is to champion diversity within the design professions by promoting the excellence, community engagement, and professional development of its members.

School of Art Student Organizations

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Community of Art Students

The Community of Art Students is a School of Art student-run organization (Fine Arts, Art History, Art Education) that intends to be the bridge between the students and faculty within the School of Art.

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DAAP Art Education Graduate Student Association

513-556-2962

A collective of creatives. Artists/educators combining mediums, theories and methods to create an atmosphere where the arts explored, respected, and recognized for the many benefits they offer both for individuals and society as a whole.

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MFA Fine Arts Graduate Student Association

A subsidiary of the Graduate Student Governance Association at the University of Cincinnati, the MFA Fine Arts GSA promotes and enriches the experiences of all DAAP graduate Fine Art students.

School of Planning Student Organizations

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Planning Graduate Student Association

817-673-9451

Planning Graduate Student Association (PSGA) supports the academic and personal growth of students enrolled in three graduate programs: Master of Community Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture and Ph.D. in Regional Development Planning.

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University of Cincinnati Planning Student Organization

812-552-1459

The purpose of the University of Cincinnati Planning Student Organization is to support the academic and personal growth of students enrolled in the Bachelor of Urban Planning program, and to further reach out to the professional planning community.

All School Student Organizations

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Black DAAP Talks

BDT is an interdisciplinary collective of Black students who wish to get the most out of the DAAP experience.

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DAAPcares is a student service group that honors and supports the work of DAAP students, faculty, staff and alumni to improve the quality of life around the world.

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DAAP Makers Market

DAAP Makers Market is an event where students, alumni, and professionals can sell and buy goods!

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DAAP:PUB

DAAP:PUB is a digital media platform that focuses on art, design, and interdisciplinary practices. With our platform, we emphasize open exchange between fields to facilitate larger communication across cultures and disciplines.

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DAAP Tribunal

The purpose of DAAP Tribunal is to enhance the overall educational experience of this college by coordinating student activities and opportunities, which promote social interaction, college unity, and educational improvements within this college.

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EnableUC

EnableUC is a student organization that utilizes 3D printing to create prosthetic and assistive devices for people in need. We need students from all majors and backgrounds to connect with our clients, lead teams, design prosthesis, and outreach.

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Students for Ecological Design

SED was created to bring together and transmit knowledge between a collective of people interested in the education, promotion, and implementation of environmentally focused design.

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To Write Love on Her Arms

University of Cincinnati Campus Chapter

This is a campus chapter of a larger national non-profit. We work to spread mental health awareness and positivity on campus. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into others through organized meetings and events.

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UC Photography Club

UC Photography Club aims to bring together students across various disciplines who share a passion for photography. We conduct critiques of each other's work and share tips and tricks to encourage love and appreciation for this art. Open to all!


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.

The University of Cincinnati also has over 500 student organizations across the entire university. You can view all those organizations and learn more about student involvement at the Student Activities & Leadership Development website.