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Advising

Advising

All students within the College of Arts and Architecture are assigned an academic advisor.  Students new to the University are assigned an advisor before the start of their first semester.  For students changing into the college, the assignment will be updated after the change is approved.  Contact information for assigned academic advisors can be viewed in both LionPATH and Starfish student information systems.

Assigned Academic Advisor

Students are assigned a professional or faculty advisor to provide guidance and support with:

  • Course selection and planning for success
  • Answering questions about University and college, major, and general education requirements for degree completion
  • Information on opportunities relevant to your interests and goals, including education abroad, internships, organizations/clubs, and research
  • Considerations for career and post-graduation plans
  • Referrals to other campus services/offices

Students should meet/communicate with their assigned academic advisor at least once a semester.

College Advisor

The college academic advisor is available as an additional resource to support students, faculty, and staff.

Goals of the college academic advisor include:

  • Empowering students with information for academically successful decision-making
  • Helping all students transition to the college and University
  • Fostering the academic advising relationship between students and advisors
  • Promoting awareness and utilization of University resources
  • Assisting students with interpreting policies and procedures
  • Promoting opportunities for international education/experiences
  • Intervening as an additional resource for students in Academic Warning/Suspension

The college academic advisor is the coordinator of the International Arts Minor.

Advising Contacts

College Advisor, Arts and Architecture | 104 Borland Building | Jonathan Colón

Art History | 240 Borland Building | Christine Cooper 

Integrative Arts | 104 Borland Building | Janet Hartranft 

School of Visual Arts | 210 Patterson Building | Angela Rothrock 

Architecture  | 121 Stuckeman Building | Erica Quinn 

Landscape Architecture | 121Stuckeman Building | Erica Quinn

Graphic Design | 121 Stuckeman Building | Erica Quinn 

School of Music | 233 Music Building I | Irene Kohute 

School of Theatre | 116 Theatre Building | Stacie Chandler