Advising in the Major/Minor
Students should meet with a faculty adviser at least once a semester to remain on track for a timely graduation. Faculty advising is available during fall and spring semesters with limited advising during the summer and winter. Students can meet with an adviser prior to entering the University.
Students choose one of the following faculty listed under the first letter of student's last name, according to Major/Concentration. Make an appointment with your advisor during their office hours.
ART HISTORY FACULTY ADVISORS (B.A. in Art History /Concentration in Art History / Dual Concentration / Art History Minor)
STUDIO ART FACULTY ADVISORS (B.A. in Art - Studio Art or Dual Concentration / Art Minor)
- If your last name begins with A-K: Mike Arcega, Susan Belau, Libby Black
- If your last name begins with L-P: Ilana Crispi, Chris Finley, Mario Laplante, Paula Levine
- If your last name begins with Q-Z: Sean McFarland, Jeff Downing, Victor De La Rosa
Check all University graduation information and deadlines, available on the registrar’s office website: https://registrar.sfsu.edu/content/applying-graduation.
Please download the School of Art Graduation Guide here and make an appointment with your faculty advisor to complete your graduation application. Note that School of Art deadlines for graduation application review and signature are earlier than University deadlines.
General Education Advising
Students should meet with an adviser about general education requirements in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts Advising Resource Center (ARC) in HUM 112 or the Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC) in ADMIN 211.
Art faculty are not able to advise students on general education requirements.