Architecture Summer Design Workshop

We are thrilled to offer the Architecture Summer Workshop, a two-week immersive experience designed to provide you with an introduction to the world of architecture and the tools you will need to thrive as a freshman on campus. The workshop will run from July 17th to July 28th, with check-in to housing available from late Sunday afternoon on July 16th and check-out on Friday evening. July 28th, 2023.

During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of events and activities designed to give you a well-rounded experience. Each morning will be devoted to exploring the campus and learning about the resources available to help make your transition to freshman life on campus as smooth as possible. You will also have the chance to meet with registered student organizations and get connected with student life at the university.

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Afternoons will be spent in the architecture studio, where you will participate in hands-on design projects and gain valuable experience working collaboratively with other students. The afternoon studio sessions will run from 1:00-5:00, giving you ample time to develop your skills and create meaningful connections with other students and faculty members.

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NOTE: You must be accepted to KSU as a first-year student and Architecture Major for Fall 2023 and sign up for a New Student Orientation session to be accepted to the Summer Design Workshop.

  • A daily example schedule is provided below. A detailed daily schedule will be available soon.

    Important Dates

    Dates and deadlines for the Architecture Summer Workshop

    • May 23: Applications Open
    • July 6, 5:00PM: Application Deadline
    • July 16: Workshop Move-In (More Details Coming Soon!)
    • July 17: First Day of Workshop Classes
    • July 28: last Day of the workshop
    • July 28 (evening): Move-Out

    Schedule Information

    A full schedule of events will be released soon! Until then, check out our example schedule below to get an idea of what a typical weekday will look like during the Summer Design Workshop

    10:00 AM – 10:50 AM  Information Session
    11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Project Work Time
    12:00 PM – 12:50 PM  Lunch Available with meal plan option  
    1:00 PM – 5:00 PM  Architecture Studio Workshop
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner Available  
    8:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Social Time

    NOTE: This schedule is subject to change; a final, detailed schedule will be provided to all participants in advance.

  • Registration for the Architecture Summer Design Workshop 2023 is $800.00.  There are also on campus housing and meal plan options available through the marketplace.

    The workshop registration fee includes:

    • Tuition for the workshop
    • Architecture Tool Kit ($250 value) for ARCH1001
    • Activities and Events ( we are planning a kickoff and closing cookout)
    • Events include a welcome reception at the architecture building, more detaisl will be released soon.

    Program Fees Breakdown:

    Workshop Registration

    Summer Workshop
    Workshop Program Registration (includes Architecture Tool Kit)
     $ 800.00 

    Housing Option
    On Campus Housing: Check-in Sunday afternoon on July 16th and check-out on Friday evening, July 28th, 2023.
     $ 500.00 

    Meal Plan Option
    Meal Plan (not weekend or breakfast service).  
     $ 200.00 

    Parking Option
    Parking Pass for Workshop (required to park a car on campus)
     $ 40.00 

  • We have provided a list of our most common questions below. Still have other questions?

    • Yes, participants can bring a car to campus. A Fall 2023 Parking Permit is required to avoid being ticketed during the Summer Workshop. A Parking Pass can be purchased through the registration marketplace.

    • Payment is due when you sign up and register for the summer design workshop.
    • No, students will be placed in a temporary housing assignment during the summer design workshop. All students will move out of their temporary housing assignment on the last day of the workshop. Students are able to return to campus during their assigned move-in time.
    • Check-in for the on campus option for the summer workshop is on Sunday afternoon, July 16, from 3:00-6:00.  Make sure you have received you talon card before dorm check-in.  Check-out is Friday Afternoon, July 28, 2023 after the gallery exhibit and reception.
    • Roommate requests are not available during the summer workshop, but all participants can expect to be housed in the same building.
    • If you require a housing accommodation, such as a handicap accessible room, please email Talon One or  call 470-578-8663.
    • Participants are strongly encouraged to participate in as much of the schedule as possible.  It will be two week experience filled with valuable information and much learning.
    • Yes, you may leave campus as needed during the program. Participants who leave campus during the program are responsible for managing their own time. We recommend attending as much of the program as possible to ensure you have the full summer workshop experience.
    • Yes, you can commute to the summer design workshop.  If you drive a car to campus you will need to purchase a parking pass to avoid receiving a ticket.
    • Because our teams will be working to get campus ready for fall move-in, only groups who have been previously approved by Housing to move in early (i.e. band members, athletes, Panhellenic recruitment participants, etc.) or students who are moving from a large distance may request to move in early. If this applies to you, please reach out to Talon One at or 470-578-8663.