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The CUDC LLC brings together upper class and graduate students from a variety of design majors including: architecture, art, graphic communications, landscape architecture, packaging science, production studies and theater. CUDC aims to connect student designers because design creativity and collaboration are vital ingredients for advancing healthy, sustainable and inspiring communities. Members of CUDC have opportunities to travel on design-related field trips as well as opportunities to apply their skills to on-campus design challenges. Most-significantly, participants enjoy daily out-of-class connections with other student designers as well as access to invested faculty mentors.

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What To Expect

  • Design-related field trips
  • On-campus design projects
  • “Show and Tell” slideshow events related to design interests
  • Portfolio design workshops
  • Access to invested faculty mentors

Did You Know?
CUDC students have enjoyed multiple fun field trip opportunities. They have experienced Midtown Atlanta, including a visit to the High Museum and a tour of the historic Fox Theatre, and they have also taken a behind-the-scenes architecture tour of the Biltmore Mansion in nearby Asheville, N.C.

Student Perspective
“I think that the opportunity to get to know people in other design-related fields and be able to get their feedback about projects you are working on and hear about what they are doing has the most potential to provide a unique and rewarding experience.”
– Allie Tate, architecture major

Quick Facts
Size: 12 students
Location: Calhoun Courts
Roommate Policy: Roommate does not need to participate in the program but does need to request the LLC when signing up for Housing & Dining.
Restrictions: Open to all majors and disciplines related
to Arts, Architecture or Theater
Application: None required
Fee: None required

Contact Information
Matthew Powers
Associate Professor; Undergraduate Coordinator of Landscape Architecture
Lee Hall III-116
864-656-4408
powers8@clemson.edu