Learn more about our programs, faculty and facilities with a visit to the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture.
A personal visit to our world-class facilities can yield real insight into studying architecture, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning at CAPLA. Meet with academic advisors, faculty and key administration. Sit in on classes (with instructor permission, public health guidelines permitting). Meet students in your areas of interest. Attend lectures, exhibitions and other events (once happening again). Tour the CAPLA building and meet with student ambassadors.
Planning Your Visit
Prospective students and others interested in the programs offered at CAPLA may take a virtual tour of our facilities or register to take an in-person tour. CAPLA Building tours are limited in size, and a face mask must be worn.
CAPLA Virtual Tour
Join Bachelor of Architecture student Anisa Hermosillo on a virtual tour of the college and its facilities:
The University of Arizona Virtual Visit
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Prospective undergraduate students who are also interested in learning more about the University of Arizona campus should sign up for an Arizona campus tour followed by a tour of our facilities. Visitors learn about our accredited Bachelor of Architecture, new Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and the interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments degrees as well as tour of our world-class Model and Materials Labs and the Underwood Sonoran Landscape Laboratory, a sustainable desert garden lab.
Masks are required to be worn at all times during CAPLA Building tours.Learn More About CAPLA Tours for Prospective Undergraduate Students »
Prospective graduate students are welcome to tour our one-of-a-kind learning environment, spacious studios, computer labs and award-winning facilities. You will meet with Emilio Romero, CAPLA's graduate services coordinator, for a customized experience based on your intended program of study. Although we will work to accommodate all prospective students interested in touring the facilities, we do ask for two weeks' notice in order to plan appropriately for your visit.
Masks are required to be worn at all times during CAPLA Building tours.Learn More About CAPLA Tours for Prospective Graduate Students »
Special Group Tours
We invite your organization, company, class or other group to come explore our one-of-a-kind learning environment once the building opens again. You'll see the Sundt Gallery, our innovative Model and Materials Labs, the Underwood Sustainable Desert Garden Lab, studios and more.
No Group Tours and Currently Available
Visit the University of Arizona
The University of Arizona's main campus overs 380 acres in central Tucson. It is a hub of community activity: concerts, plays, lectures, museums, arboretum, poetry readings, athletic events and much more.
CAPLA West and CAPLA East (CAPLA Building, formerly Architecture Building) Public Hours
The CAPLA Building is currently open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Additional student access via CatCard is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
The CAPLA Building (Architecture West and Architecture East) is located at 1040 North Olive Road, just south of Speedway Boulevard, east of Park Avenue and southeast of the Park Avenue Parking Garage:
Guests may park in the Park Avenue Garage, located on the northeast corner of Speedway Boulevard and Park Avenue. View hourly and daily rates for the garage. Once you have parked, walk south on Olive Road, through the Speedway Boulevard underpass and the college is the first building to your left (east).
For those visiting after 5 p.m. for special events, free parking is available in Lot 3039. Head south on Mountain Avenue from Speedway Boulevard, turn right on Second Street, then right on Palm Street. You’ll find the CAPLA Building on the northwest end of the parking lot.
From Tucson International Airport
From Tucson International Airport, head north on Tucson Boulevard. Tucson Boulevard begins to turn to the northwest and becomes Benson Highway. As the road begins to curve, watch for a sign that says "Kino Parkway - City Center." Turn right onto Kino Parkway. Kino will eventually become Campbell Avenue. Continue north on Campbell. Take a left on Speedway Boulevard. Take a right on Park Avenue, and park in the Park Avenue Parking Garage.
From Phoenix, take I-10 east to Tucson. Exit at at The University of Arizona/Speedway Blvd (exit #257). Head east on approximately two miles. Take a left at Park Avenue, and park in the Park Avenue Parking Garage.