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Undergraduate Advisors

To support its students in reaching their educational goals, the School of Art (SoA) employs a blended academic advising model that offers the best of both professional academic advising and faculty mentoring.  All students are required to meet with the SoA Academic Advisor, Ryan Scheckel, each semester prior to advance registration to review their degree progress, discuss schedule planning, and address any questions or concerns student may have in their educational experience.

Additionally, students who have been admitted to declared programs/emphasis areas must also meet with a Faculty Mentor for guidance on course selection and students’ development as an artist, professional, or educator.

The Faculty Mentors in the different programs/emphasis areas are as follows:

Art History Janis Elliott, Ph. D. or Esen Öğüş, Ph.D.
Ceramics Juan Granados or Von Venhuizen
Communication Design Carla Tedeschi, Dirk Fowler, Francisco Ortega, Ph.D.
Jewelry Design + Metalsmithing Rob Glover
Painting Tina Fuentes or Andrew Martin
Photography Robin Germany or Rick Dingus
Printmaking Stacy Elko or Terry Morrow
Sculpture William Cannings
Visual Studies Ed Check, Ph.D.

Advising Forms

Checklists
4-Year Plans
Other Forms 

PLEASE NOTE:  All general questions and concerns regarding academic advising, degree planning, and university policies should be directed to the SoA Academic Advisor, Ryan Scheckel. To schedule an appointment with the SoA Academic Advisor, click on the "booknow!" button below. All appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance.