Civil Engineering department of UMY is one of the departments that firstly held when UMY is established in 1981. The opening of this department started on March 1981, and earned “TERDAFTAR” status by the Decree (SK) from education and cultural ministry of Republic Indonesia number 0417/O/1985 (1ST October 1985) and by Decree (SK) from education and cultural department of Republic Indonesia number 183/DIKTI/Kep/1993. Next, civil engineering department earned “DISAMAKAN” status by the Decree (SK) from education and cultural department of Republic Indonesia number 523/DIKTI/Kep/1996. The B grade of accreditation is obtained from BAN-PT by the Decree (SK) number 01785/Ak-V/UMY/ds/XII/1998 (22 December 1998). The B grade of accreditation is maintained until the process of accreditation in 2014 based on Decree (SK) number 022/BAN-PT/Ak-VII/51/VI/2004, the Decree (SK) from BAN-PT number 015/BAN-PT/AK-XII/S1/VI/2009, and also the Decree (SK)from BAN-PT number 451/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/XI/2014. Alhamdulillah, in 2017, civil engineering department got grade A due to decree from BAN-PT number 4591/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S/XII/2017.