College of Architecture Open House

College of Architecture Open House

October 29, 2021

Learn about the College of Architecture at Nebraska

High school seniors and juniors, here's your chance to discover design opportunities in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and planning through this interactive open house at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

At this event, you will:

  • Learn more about architecture, landscape architecture and interior design majors.
  • Tour Architecture Hall.
  • Eat lunch with faculty, students and program directors.
  • Participate in an interactive design activity with College of Architecture students and faculty.
  • Tour the Nebraska campus.

Program Fee: $10.00 per person. (Sorry, no refunds on program fees.)

Required Forms

COVID-19 Event Information

As it has done throughout the pandemic, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continues to follow the most recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has issued a directed health measure requiring face masks in all indoor spaces. Face masks are required in all indoor spaces on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus in accordance with the measure.

The Office of Admissions is committed to hosting prospective students in a variety of platforms. If an on-campus experience is not the right option for you, virtual experiences are available. Join us for one of our recurring online info sessions or for a 1-to-1 phone or video conference appointment. Click the button below to learn more and register.

Connect With Us Remotely

Tentative Schedule

Time Event
8 a.m.


Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. in the Nebraska Union – Regency Suite (second floor, 1400 R St.) At check-in, we will validate your parking and give you the necessary materials for your day ahead.

8:30 a.m.

Dean’s Welcome

Katherine S. Ankerson, AIA, FIDEC, FIIDA, NCARB
Dean, College of Architecture

8:50 a.m.

Admissions Session

Get a “big picture” introduction to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

9:35 a.m.

Academic Sessions 1 & 2

Learn more about your fields of interest in these breakout sessions hosted by architecture, interior design and landscape architecture.

10:50 a.m.

Facility Tour

Tour Architecture Hall with a current student.

11:30 a.m.


Lunch will be provided in the College of Architecture. Faculty and students will join you.

12:15 p.m.

Interactive Student Activity & Parent Session

Students will work with faculty on a design activity while parents have a question/answer session with the program directors and admissions coordinator. Parents will also have an opportunity to hear from the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

1:45 p.m.

Event Evaluation

Tell us about your experience and receive a free T-shirt.

2 p.m.

Campus Tour (Optional)

Experience what life is like as a student at Nebraska. We'll walk the tour, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.