Upcoming Events:

Practice Management / Project Management 
June 22, 2019
U of D Mercy


Programming & Analysis / Planning + Design  
August 10, 2019

Lawrence Technological University

Development & Documentation / Construction & Evaluation
October 12, 2019
U of M (Room 2108)


  • How AIA Michigan supports Challenge Participants with:
  • Attendance at all seminars during the challenge year
  • Includes breakfast + lunch
  • Remote attendance for all seminars
  • Recorded seminar access
  • Online library of AIA Colorado Seminars
  • Access to presenters for follow-up questions
  • Vintage laptop with all practice programs loaded

2019 ARE Seminar Schedule - Coming Soon!

  • CD+S Seminar: 
  • PPP Seminar: 
  • SPD Seminar: 
  • BDSC Seminar: 
  • SS Seminar: 
  • BS Seminar
  • SD Vignette

Official NCARB A.R.E. exam guidelines and practice programs here.

Emerging Professionals Companion: great IDP resource but also contains the PDF's of all available contract documents for studying for the Construction Documents and Services exam.

AREndurance: recently-licensed blogger posts her study guides as resources for other licensure candidates. Be sure to check the comments section for more advice and tips!

RA | Registered Architect: new blog from an emerging professional who recently finished and passed all 7 exams. It contains strategies and ideas for which exam to take first, etc. Study resources are grouped by online, books, etc.

ARE Coach: test recaps and question forum; there are alternate vignettes available here as well

Audio Lectures Schiff Hardin

3.1 Vignette Software here 3.1 Vignette Software!

*Please note that these study resources are suggestions and several of them are subject to author bias. We recommend investigating multiple resources to find what works best for you!