ASCE Student Chapter
Ranked in the top 5 percentile, Cooper's ASCE student chapter received a 2019 Certificate of Commendation. The Metropolitan section of ASCE awarded the Cooper Union a Centennial Award as a school granting Civil Engineering degrees that have been in operation for over 100 years and has made significant contribution to the building of New York City.
Cooper Union’s ASCE Student Chapter is dedicated to getting civil engineering students involved in their field, both in school and out of school. Our chapter holds weekly events, providing educational lectures, company visits, career-oriented development, and networking events.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is the oldest engineering professional society in the United States. Founded in 1852, ASCE seeks to ensure quality civil engineering education and sound civil engineering practice in the field. The organization hosts many conferences, professional development lectures, and meetings across the world. Student membership to ASCE is free, with small fees incurred to join specific sections ($5 to join the Metropolitan Section). Membership offers a variety of rewards, including access to professional literature, scholarship opportunities, and more.