School of Architecture 2021 Welcome Events

2pm – 3pm
School of Architecture First Year Student and Faculty Meeting
Foundation Building, Room 330 (South End)

2pm – 3pm
School of Architecture Second Year Student and Faculty Meeting
Foundation Building, Room 315

2pm – 5pm
School of Architecture TRANSFER STUDENT and GRADUATE STUDENT Registration and Advising
Foundation Building, Room 301

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.