welcome to aias Illinois!
The goal of AIAS is to help our members become more well-rounded as architects and as individuals by promoting the professional, academic, and social facets of architecture. On the professional side, AIAS helps students prepare for professional life by engaging practicing architects in our area. On the academic side, AIAS provides learning and service opportunities to complement the current architectural curriculum. Finally, on the social side, AIAS events and activities encourage a positive student culture and fellowship in a diverse student body.
How do I Join?
Joining AIAS is a two step process:
1. Make sure you have joined our mailing list so that we can communicate with you and keep you updated on all the latest news.
2. Join AIAS National by clicking the link below, which will send you to the sign up page on the AIAS website.
Once you have paid your dues, you will be an official member of AIAS!
Join AIAS National
Join our national organization and get access to a wealth of members-only resources as well as free admission to AIAS events.
Fall 2018 schedule
Open House Chicago - october 13th - Chicago
See architectural landmarks!
Visit downtown Chicago as AIAS explores the Windy City for Open House Chicago, the opportunity to see some of the city's greatest works of architecture up close and personal in locations normally closed to the public! We are planning on visiting multiple historic and world-renowned icons in the architecture capital of America! Due to high demand, sign-up for Open House 2018 is now closed. Thank you for your interest in AIAS! We have more events coming very soon!
AIA Meeting - october 15th
Interact with professionals!
A representative from the National Chapter will be visiting campus on Monday the 15th to meet with students and answer questions from anything from internships to ARE hours, and more. If you want to know more about the path toward becoming a licensed architect, be sure to attend! More information will be provided shortly.
Tech Lectures - Late october
Want to improve your computer skills?
AIAS Illinois will be hosting two separate tech lectures in late October and early November to help students of all ages and all familiarity levels gain valuable knowledge about the most common and important computer software being used by professionals across the world! More information will be provided soon.
AIAS FORUM 2018 - December 29th to january 1st - Seattle, WA
The ultimate AIAS experience!
Take part in the biggest conference of architecture students in the entire nation as AIAS Illinois travels to Seattle, WA for the 2018 AIAS FORUM conference! Held over new years for the past 50 years, FORUM will give you the chance to interact with architecture students from across America as you explore a new city together! Take part in firm tours, tech workshops, lectures, social gatherings, and other exclusive events! Visit AIAS.org or an AIAS Illinois board member for more information! This event is for AIAS dues-paying members only so be sure to sign up to be a member of AIAS National! Sign-up sheet coming soon!