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Welcome to the SCUP 2022 Excellence Awards

The SCUP Excellence Awards is now in its 21st year of recognizing projects that have demonstrated how strategic, integrated planning results in exemplary buildings, grounds, institutional success, and careers that are an inspiration.

This program is a juried competition open to professional service providers and institutions that have prepared designs or plans for two-year and four-year colleges, universities, academic medical and research centers, and public or private institutions

Entries are accepted from SCUP member and nonmember consultants or institutions.
Submittals for all eight categories must be made by a team including the institution and the planner, landscape architect, or architect professional(s).

Architecture projects must have been completed and occupied since January 1, 2017.

Award Categories:

SCUP Excellence in Planning
  New Campus
  Existing Campus
  District or Campus Component

SCUP Excellence in Landscape Architecture
  General Design
  Open Space Planning

SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture
  New Building
  Building Additions, Renovation or Adaptive Reuse
  Rehabilitation, Restoration or Preservation

Photography requirements:
If submitting for the following categories: Building Additions, Renovation, Adaptive Reuse, Rehabilitation, Restoration or Preservation, please place the “Before” image on top of your “After” image (inset, in a smaller size). This enables the judges to see the impact of the change. If you opt to provide separate before and after images, make sure they are clearly labeled within the Caption Box as “Before” and “After” and uploaded in sequential order. (example: Classroom Before and Classroom After)  

  • Note: Collage Images depicting several photos are acceptable
  • Upload digital images in JPG file format preferred
  • Unless requested, all images must be 72 dpi

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 11:59pm EST

Submission Fees:
Member - $350
Nonmember - $500

For questions or more information contact SCUP Corporate Relations Manager, Martha Marotta, martha.marotta@scup.org | 734.669.3283