Student Planning

Massachusetts is home to four PAB-accredited planning programs (UMass-Amherst, Tufts, MIT, and Harvard). Each of these programs has a planning student organization and an APA student representative:

University of Massachusetts-AmherstDepartment of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Harvard University | Department of Urban Planning and Design

Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyDepartment of Urban Studies and Planning

Tufts UniversityDepartment of Urban and Environmental Planning and Policy

University of Massachusetts-Boston| Urban Planning and Community Development

  • Student Representative position open.


APA National Student Representative Council

The Student Representatives Council’s Region I representative is:

Over the next year, the Student Representatives Council’s Region I representative will work with the other five regional representatives and other leadership at the APA to explore and act on projects to benefit students. The representative will also be surveying APA student representatives and their classmates at other planning programs in Region I regarding ways to improve communication, resources, and activities provided by APA to students, including the annual National Conference.

For more on student leadership, please see