VCUarts students are assigned an advisor who can help them with plan, implement and achieve their academic goals. You should meet with your academic advisor at least once per semester to ensure that you are on track to meet all of your goals.


Academic Resources

Find your Advisor

Advising for First-Year and Transfer Students in Art Foundation (Visual Arts and Design)

Students can identify their advisor and make advising appointments through Navigate.

Academic AdvisorContact

Advising for First-Year Students Majoring in Cinema, Performance and Fashion Merchandising

First Year MajorAcademic AdvisorContact
Cinema, Dance + Choreography and Fashion Merchandising majorsKent

Advising for Second-Year Students and Beyond

MajorAcademic AdvisorContact
Art EducationChristine Hoffman, Academic
Art HistoryJacqueline Mullins, Academic
CinemaJohn Hendershot, Academic
Communication ArtsClaire Zitzow, Academic Advisor
Brad Birchett, Academic Advisor
Craft/Material StudiesSayaka Suzuki, Academic
Dance + ChoreographyJanel Miley, Academic
Fashion Design + MerchandisingJacqueline Mullins, Academic
Graphic DesignSarah Briland, Academic
Interior DesignSarah Briland, Academic
Kinetic ImagingClaire Zitzow, Academic
MusicChristine Hoffman, Academic
Painting + PrintmakingSayaka Suzuki, Academic
Photo + FilmJohn Hendershot, Academic
SculptureSayaka Suzuki, Academic
TheatreJanel Miley, Academic Advisor & Assistant