CEE-affiliated student organizations offer opportunities to put your skills to the test and build important relationships with industry, government agencies, and national professional associations. 

American Society of Civil Engineers

The UMD chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is open to all students and faculty. Among many other events and activities, the chapter is home to UMD's concrete canoe and steel bridge student teams. Members are notified regularly of ASCE student chapter events as well as job, scholarship, and networking opportunities. 

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Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable development through engineering assistance and training internationally responsible engineering students.

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Solar Decathlon

Roughly 400 students and faculty at UMD come together to plan, design and build a completely functional 800 square foot house run entirely on solar energy for the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon.  From architects to civil engineers to business majors, students from a variety of disciplines contribute their unique skills to the project. The UMD team has placed in the top two every time it has competed in this international competition in the last 10 years. 

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Chi Epsilon

As UMD's chapter of the national civil engineering honor society, Chi Epsilon is dedicated to maintaining and promoting the status of civil engineering as a profession. The chapter hosts an annual career fair every fall with over 40 civil engineering firms from across the D.C. area, one of many ways Chi Epsilon helps members network and strengthen their prospects in a competative job market. 

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Intelligent Transportation Society of America

UMD's student Chapter of the Intelligent Transportation Socitey of America (ITS) promotes and cultivates student research in intellegent transportation technologies. The group also serves as the connection between UMD and ITS Maryland and ITS America. 

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American Concrete Institute

The UMD chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) aims to further education in concrete and provide experience with concrete design and construction. Members are given the opportunity for hands on experience through participation in student competitions. Formed in 2015, the chapter holds Outstanding University status for their contributions to ACI-related activities. 

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Construction Management Association of America

MD’s Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) student chapter is dedicated to students developing the necessary skills and relationships to become qualified Construction Managers. Members are able to attend events at the local, regional, and national level, which include workshops, conferences, and certification opportunities. With more than 16,000 members nationwide, students will easily be able to connect with professionals from across the country.

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Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

SAME links students with architecture, engineering and construction professionals; advances the scientific and engineering education; assists in the professional development of student members; responds to the needs of student members, and jointly achieves the Society's goals and objectives.

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