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Student Organizations

Students can learn more about their respective fields of study, network, server the community and have fun through local, national and international student organizations and honor societies with chapters at the Texas A&M College of Architecture. Organizations' aims range from serving students pursuing specific degrees plans to more interdisciplinary interaction.


Aggie Screen Writing Acting and Media Production Club(Aggie S.W.A.M.P Club)

Allows students interested in screenwriting, acting, and movie production to share their appreciation for film, collaborate on ideas and stories, socialize, learn more about all aspects of filmmaking, have a ton of fun, and make movies.

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

The AIAS promotes excellence in architectural education, training, and practice, fosters an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines, enriches communities in a spirit of collaboration, and organizes architecture students and combines their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

AIGA, the professional association for design, is the premier place for design-to discover it, discuss it, understand it, appreciate it, be inspired by it. AIGA's mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force. The goal of the AIGA Student Group at Texas A&M is to get the student involved in the local design community, create a community of their own and help them build skills that will be valuable as they move into the professional world.

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Texas A&M Student Branch of the ASHRAE.  The purpose of the Texas A&M student branch is exclusively scientific and educational and includes, but is not limited to the advancement of the sciences of heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning.  

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

The ASLA unites graduate and undergraduate landscape architecture students in an effort to fulfill educational and social needs as well as broaden the understanding of the profession and the society.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

The ABC shows students the wide variety of opportunities in the construction industry and enhances construction education through industry-related field trips, conventions, guest speakers and social activities.

Associated General Contractors (AGC)

The AGC focuses on providing networking and learning opportunities, extracurricular activities, service to the community, and recreational activities.

Association of Student Planners (ASP)

The ASP seeks to unify all urban planning students, bring professionals in the field to meetings, and promote exposure to professional conferences and events.

Christian Architecture Leaders (CAL)

The purpose of Christian Architecture Leaders is to glorify the Lord and grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ by learning from Christians in architecture and design related fields, being...

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)

The Construction Management Association of America is North America’s only organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of professional construction and program management. Membership in CMAA is open to upper level undergraduate and graduate construction students. It serves as a liaison with the construction industry and trade groups.

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)

The DBIA student chapter develops a strong working partnership between students and industry professionals in educational and research objectives required for the continued growth and excellence of the design-build project delivery method. Through guest lectures, field trips, competitions and community service activities, DBIA supplements students' educations by allowing a hands-on approach in learning the design-build process.

Emerging Green Builders (EGB)

Emerging Green Builders are students and young professionals dedicated to becoming and recruiting the future leaders of the "green" building movement. EGB groups around the country offer young people the opportunity to get involved in "green" building locally, gain access to U.S. Green Building Council resources, and participate in local events.

Facility Management Student Chapter (FMC)

The chapter promotes advancement of facility management on a local level and networking opportunities between students and industry professionals to inform students of current facility management issues and topics of interest within the industry.

Future Leaders in Urban Planning (FLUP)

The mission of this organization is to provide a learning environment for BS-Urban and Regional Planning undergraduate students outside of the classroom and to provide fellowship for BS students.

National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB)

The NAHB is an organization for students with a focus on residential construction. NAHB is dedicated to providing opportunities for its members to gain industry experience and leadership skills.

Postgraduate Built Environment Research Chapter of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction (PGR-CIB)

The PGR-CIB student chapter at Texas A&M University encourages and supports professional research and development of its members, facilitates and promotes individual and organizational joint activities and collaboration of information exchange with the local and global research community and industry to augment human knowledge. It also promotes the formation of CIB student chapters in North, Central and South America, and collaborates with other CIB chapters in North America and internationally.

Real Estate Development Association (REDA)

REDA provides opportunities for students interested in real estate development to take part in field trips, lectures and other student activities in the real estate industry.

Student Health Environments Association (SHEA)

Student Health Environments Association is a grassroots student organization furthering interest in architecture for health by promoting a culture of communication between students of all levels, professors and professionals. This organization is open to all students in any degree program and is the student source for information on architecture for health.

SHEA works closely with the Center for Health Systems & Design on many events such as lectures/guest speakers, portfolio reviews, facility tours, and social gatherings. SHEA also promotes information about CHSD faculty fellows' research as well as information about the center's Certificate in Health Systems & Design.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 

The Aggie ASHRAE chapter brings together graduate and undergraduate students from architecture and mechanical engineering interested in the science of building energy systems. It's dedicated to the advancement of the sciences of heating, refrigerating and air-conditioning engineering and related sciences. It also furthers the continuing education of its members and other interested persons in those sciences through lectures, demonstrations, and publications, the rendition of career guidance to students, and the encouragement of scientific research. ASHRAE is the leader in many areas in establishing standards and guidelines for the design of low and net-zero energy buildings to the commissioning of existing buildings.


The TAMU ACM SIGGRAPH student chapter strives to promote an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the educational, artistic, and scientific aspects and applications of modern computing in computer graphics; and to provide a means of communication between persons interested in computer graphics and/or digital arts. TAMU SIGGRAPH exists as a forum for all those interested in graphics and interactive techniques here at Texas A&M and in our surrounding community.

Urban & Regional Sciences Student Organization (URSSO)

The URSSO serves as the urban and regional sciences doctoral student representative organization in the Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning. It provides a forum for members to share individual and collective concerns and to advocate for their interests in graduate, academic and research matters as well as professional development.

Honor Societies

Sigma Lambda Chi

Sigma Lambda Chi recognizes outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in construction science. Its objectives include: rendering of service to the field of construction, developing good relations between academia, industry, and the public and recognizing outstanding professionals in construction and allied fields.

Tau Sigma Delta

Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts celebrates excellence in scholarship, stimulates mental achievement, and awards students who attain high scholastic standing of membership in architecture, landscape architecture and allied arts of design by the rewards of membership in an honor society.