About AIAS UMass Amherst:

The UMass Amherst chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is the professional student organization at UMass Amherst that hosts workshops, firm tours, construction site visits, and attends conferences for architecture & design students.


In the News:

November 1, 2017AIAS November 2017 Chapter Leader of the Month: Kevin McManus [pdf] (AIAS National)

July 13, 2017AIAS Announces 2017 Honor Award Winners [pdf] (AIAS National)

April 20, 2017Sustainability comes to Amherst [pdf] (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

April 19, 2017Art for Earth's Sake [pdf] (Amherst College News)


Join AIAS UMass Amherst:

While most events hosted by AIAS UMass Amherst are open to all architecture students, there are some benefits to becoming a member.

Some benefits in no particular order: Exclusive social events... Network with UMass architecture students... Meet architecture students nationally... Spring Design Building Exhibition... Research Grants... Registration Exam Grant... Faculty recognition... Professional experience... Leadership opportunities... Voting rights... Recognition in the architecture community... Exclusive competitions... Conference discounts ($50+)... free CRIT journal subscription... National leadership opportunities... NAAB Accreditation team participation & travel (grad students)...

Membership dues are only $42 this spring. Join or renew at aias.org/membership. Proceed to checkout and select UMass Amherst to register with our chapter.


2017-2018 Chapter Executive Board:

Kevin McManus, President
Email: kmcmanus@umass.edu

Lara Makhlouf, Vice President
Raabe Rocha, Treasurer
Alice Carrasquillo, Secretary
Noa Barak, NCARB Student Licensing Advisor
Emmit Varitimos, FBD Director
Brian Turner, Officer At-Large

Maxwell Zaleski, Graphics Coordinator
Michael Caine, Social Media Coordinator

Anna Arscott, Fall 2017 Vice President