Our student community is active in a number of statewide and national organizations including the Student American Society of Landscape Architects (SASLA), American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), American Planning Association of the Univeristy of New Mexico (APA UNM), Community and Regional Planning Graduate Student Association (CRP GSA), Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society, and the American Indian Council for Architects + Engineers (AICAE). For more information on how to get involved see below.
The Mission of the UNM Student Chapter of the American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE) is to provide a support network of American Indian students in the School of Architecture and Planning, School of Engineering, and other design fields at the University of New Mexico.
Prof. Ted Jojola - Faculty Advisor
The Student American Society of Landscape Architects or SASLA was established to increase educational and social communication among Landscape Architecture students and professionals at the University of New Mexico and in the state of New Mexico. SASLA is a chartered student organization that complements the formal Landscape Architecture curriculum through:
- Development of, and participation in, organized activities such as workshops, lectures, displays, competitions, field trips, conferences, and community projects.
- Communication and interaction with students and professionals interested in Landscape Architecture including UNM students, other student chapters of ASLA, New Mexico ASLA, ASLA, and practicing professionals.
The American Planning Association, UNM branch (APA UNM) is the student branch of the American Planning Association of New Mexico (APA NM). The Mission of APA NM is to improve and promote the quality and standards of planning in New Mexico.
- Vision statement: We better the communities of New Mexico by: increasing awareness of planning and its impacts, training leaders to use planning processes, developing professionals, and promoting the use of solid planning principles.
The Community & Regional Planning Graduate Student Association (CRP GSA) advocates for and serves the interests of graduate students at the University of New Mexico.
Tau Sigma Delta recognizes scholastic achievement by initiating undergraduate upper class students and graduate students who meet the eligibility criteria and whose GPA places them in the upper 20% of their class. The society may also recognize accomplishments by faculty and by practicing architects. Tau Sigma Delta encourages all members to be committed to excellence and share knowledge with others.
Main contact: Lisa Stewart