This is the departmental Friday schedule for MUP and MAUD/MLAUD programs.

9:00 – 9:30 AM

  • Check-in – Lobby
    • Financial Aid and Admissions Staff available for questions, Room 124, 3:30 – 4:15 PM

9:30 – 9:45 AM

  • Welcome from Dean Mohsen Mostafavi – Piper

9:45 – 10:45 AM

  • Student Studio + Research Presentations – Piper

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Department Overview
    • Diane Davis, Department Chair of Urban Planning and Design
    • Ann Forsyth, MUP Program Director – Room 123
    • Felipe Correa, MAUD Program Director and MLAUD Co-Director – Room 122

12:00 – 1:00 PM

  • Faculty Introductions/Lunch with Faculty and Students – Room 122 – 123

1:00 – 2:00 PM

  • Discussion with current students – Room 122 – 123

2:00 – 3:00 PM

  • Planning Courses Overview – Room 123
    • Option Studio and Research Projects Overview
  • Urban Design Studio Overview – Room 122

3:00 – 4:00 PM

  • Faculty and Student Office Hours (in groups) – Room 122 – 123

Noon – 5:00

  • Class Visits:
    • Urban Economic Concepts for Real Economic Development – 42 Kirkland,  Room 1-G
      • Class time 12-3
      • Prof. Donald Zizzi
    • The Spatial Politics of Land: A Comparative Perspective – 7 Sumner,  Room 104
      • Class time 2-5
      • Prof. Sai Balakrishnan

4:00 – 5:00 PM

  • Exhibition Tour with Toru Mitani – Lobby

School-wide Resources, Publications, Tours

Sign up for tours and group sessions at information desk in Lobby (specific times noted)
  • VISIT STUDENTS at their Studio Desks (marked with balloons): 2:00 – 4:00
    • MArch – Black
    • MLA – Yellow
    • MUP – Red
    • MAUD/MLAUD – Pink
    • Studio Options – White
  • TOURS AND GROUP SESSIONS: Sign up at information desk in Lobby
    • Tour of the Fabrication Labs: 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00
      • Tours will start in Room L45 (use the stairway next to the Pit)
    • Loeb Library Tour: 2:30 & 3:45
      • Special Collections, Visual Resources, Materials Collection – Library Circulation Desk
    • Information Session on MDes/DDes/MDE: 4:00, 4:20, 4:40 – Room 109
      • John Aslanian, Director of Student Affairs and Recruitment
  • PUBLICATIONS
    • Platform 10 Presentation with Student Editors and Faculty Curators: 3:00 – 3:45 PM
      • Presentation will be in Loeb Library
    • GSD Publications: 3:00 – 5:00
      • A selection will be available for purchase in the Lobby
  • EXHIBITS & MORE
    • Visit the Harvard Art Museums!  Your name tag is your ticket.  2:00-5:00, 32 Quincy St.
    • Exhibit—Selected Student Work from Drawing for Designers. 2:00-4:00, the Pit.
    • Ask your questions: Admissions & Financial Aid staff available, Room 124, 3:30-4:15.
    • Cookies and coffee in the Lobby, 3:45
    • Beer & Dogs, co-sponsored by Student Forum, Japan GSD, and Admissions, 5:30
      • Pick up your ticket at the information table, 2-4pm

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