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Student Organizations

The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design values the numerous extracurricular contributions made by its students through their leadership and participation in student organizations. These contributions enhance the leadership opportunities and quality of collegiate and student life at the College of Architecture and Design. Assistant Dean Trang Phan directs student affairs and can be reached by e-mail at

The student organizations associated with the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design are as follows: 

  • Student Council
  • Alpha Rho Chi (APX)
  • American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
  • Student Industrial Designers Society of America (SIDSA)
  • National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS)
  • Future Women in Architecture 
  • Freedom By Design (FBD)
  • Interior Architecture Student Organization