New Students

College of Engineering and Architecture Orientation & Bison Week Activities

Full schedule available from the Office of Undergraduate Studies (Carnegie Hall) or Office of Student Services (Downing 1114)

Monday, August 15, 2016
9am – 4:00pm Math Placement Exam
Technology Center

All new students must complete the math placement exam (MPE) by 4pm on Monday. You do not have to complete the MPE again if you tested during summer orientation or have exemption through Advanced Placement Calculus exam scores.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
10am – 12:30pm College of Engineering and Architecture Orientation Program
L. K. Downing Auditorium

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
9:00am – 12:00pm Mandatory Orientation Session for All Students
Cramton Auditorium

1:00 – 3:00pm College of Engineering and Architecture Student Organization Expo
L.K. Downing Lobby

Thursday, August 18, 2016
1:00pm College of Engineering and Architecture Student Excursion
Meet in L. K. Downing Lobby

Friday, August 19, 2016
9:00am – 4:00pm Howard University Day of Service

All College of Engineering and Architecture students are encouraged to participate in the University Day of Service.


AIA President Carl Elefante Talks about Architecture’s Relevance Revolution with Our Students

Wed, October, 17 2018

Carl Elefante, FAIA, president of the American Institute of Architects delivered a powerful talk on “Architecture’s Relevance Revolution” on Monday, October 15 in our Innovation Space. Elefante is Principal and Director of Sustainability for Quinn Evans Architects, which has offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as design principal for a broad spectrum of projects including architecture, historic preservation, and community revitalization. Read More >>

Bringing the Local Perspective of Black Architects and Planners to Coincide with NMAAHC Symposium

Thu, October, 4 2018

The Department of Architecture was generously invited by Dr. Michelle Wilkinson of the National Museum of African American History and Culture to collaborate in bringing the local perspective of Black architects and planners to coincide with the museum’s symposium: Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now.Read More >>


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