ARE Review 4.0 and 5.0 Courses: Get Licensed in 2018!



ARE 4.0 classes on Thursday, February 1 and 8, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm

  • requires at least 10 participants
  • topics based on which divisions participants need:

1.Construction Documents & Services

2.Programming, Planning & Practice

3.Site Planning & Design

4.Building Design & Construction Systems

5.Structural Systems

6.Building Systems

7.Schematic Design

fee is $100 for both sessions

ARE 5.0 class on Saturday, February 24, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • requires at least 15 participants
  • the class covers all six divisions:

1.Practice Management

2.Project Management

3.Programming & Analysis

4.Project Planning & Design

5.Project Development & Documentation

6.Construction & Evaluation

fee is $140


Instructor: Mike Newman, AIA (SHED Studio; SAIC AIADO)

Location: classes take place at AIA Chicago, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 250, Chicago


  • Evening sessions: beverages and snack items provided.
  • Saturday: light refreshments will be provided in the morning; beverages provided for lunch and breaks. Since the lunch break will be short, please bring your own food. Refrigerator and microwave are available.


For February 1 and 8 classes on ARE 4.0:

1.Register through the AIA Chicago events calendar at

2.Send a note indicating which divisions you want to review to

3.Registration closes on Friday, January 26, at 5:00 pm

For February 24 class on ARE 5.0:

1.Register through the AIA Chicago events calendar at

2.Registration closes on Friday, February 16, at 5:00 pm

**If an insufficient number of people register for these classes, you will be notified and your fee refunded promptly.**

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