Connect with CAPLA


Build a changing world, together.

The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture boasts an impressive network of alumni, industry partners and community leaders from across Arizona and around the world.

Your experience can have a major impact on our students, providing insight and inspiration as they prepare to take on life after college. Which is why now is the perfect time to find the right engagement opportunity with CAPLA.

There are countless opportunities to get involved, from serving as a mentor, guest speaker or design juror to considering CAPLA students for internships or full-time positions at your company or organization.

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Career Advice

Serve as an information resource and guide for a CAPLA student or alum.

Student or Alumni Group Host

Host a group of CAPLA undergraduate or graduate students or alumni at your place of business to help students learn more about careers and specific industries.


Open the door for a CAPLA student to obtain an internship or a full-time job at your firm.

Externship Host

Allow a CAPLA student to shadow you so they gain an understanding of your field and the world of full-time work.

Guest Speaker

Share your experiences and insights in the classroom, at a student organization meeting or at a college-wide event.


Help guide CAPLA students or alumni through choices as they develop interests and expertise and start taking steps towards life after graduation.


Interact with groups of CAPLA students and other professionals by offering your insights and experiences as part of industry-specific panels.

Pay It Forward

Your tax-deductible gift can make an impact on a student, assist with faculty research and help develop programs within the college. It can also help our rankings, since alumni giving percentage is often a factor.

Student Design Review Juror

Provide feedback on students' plans and designs in student design reviews.

Tap into CAPLA Research

Utilize CAPLA faculty research or design expertise for a business or community project.