Advising

NOTICE: All face-to-face advising appointments in the Department of Art and Art History have been suspended until further notice.

Advising appointments will no longer be made via Advising Works and will be conducted via email, phone, or Microsoft Teams. These methods will be determined by an advisor and are subject to change.

To request an "advising appointment": 

Click on one of the forms below and provide us with thorough information we will need in order to serve you to the best of our abilities.

For BFA Design, BA Art History, Exploratory Fine Arts CLICK HERE (Advisor: Avanti Herczeg)

For BFA Art, BA/BS Fashion Merchandising, BA Art: CLICK HERE (Advisor: Michele Porter)

An advisor will reach out to you and determine which mode of advising is best suited for your needs. We thank you for your patience during this time.

Microsoft Teams instructions: HERE

Advising in the Department of Art and Art History

Five reasons to meet with your advisor:
1. Put together pieces of your academic plan and prepare for graduation.
2. Learn how to get plugged into your program (with extracurriculuars!)
3. Troubleshoot issues.
4. Get advice about courses and select the right classes in the right order.
5. Declare your major, minor, or talk about additional majors of interest.
 
Undergraduate Students:

Who is my advisor?

Avanti Herczeg
Advises for the following programs:

  • BFA, Design: Fashion (not Merchandising), Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design
  • BA, Art History
  • All Incoming Exploratory Fine Arts Students (EFA)
Office location: 155 Art Building 
Phone: 313.577.2980
Appointments: Stars to make an appointment or select directions for step by step instructions on how to make an appointment.
 
Michele Porter
Advises for the following programs:
  • BA, Art
  • BFA, Art: Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing, Fibers, Metals, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture
  • BS/BA, Design and Merchandising: Fashion Merchandising

Office location: 150 Art Building 
Phone: 313.577.2980
Appointments: Stars to make an appointment or select directions for step by step instructions on how to make an appointment.

Graduate students:

Instructions for graduate admissions are available by contacting the Graduate Officer of the Department of Art and Art History at graduateartanddesign@wayne.edu or visiting the Graduate Student page.