Student Resources

Student Resources

Advising

The Art Advising Center is located in the Art Building, Room 11. It serves both undergraduate and graduate students. Visit the Art Advising Center for guidance about course requirements, transfer credits, and degree completion requirements. Your Academic Advisor will work with you to plan your education, which will ideally include a breadth of courses, including those in non-art disciplines. By the time you graduate, you’ll feel fully prepared to share your artistic intentions with the world.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

We wholeheartedly believe that art education ought to be accessible to all with the passion to pursue it. Art is as necessary to the soul as oxygen is to the lungs, and the world needs artists like you who are willing to challenge preconceptions, startle the senses, and be the black sheep in a sea of fluffy white. Yet, higher education requires careful financial planning.

As a student or prospective student, you can receive financial guidance from the University of Arizona’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, as well as the School of Art’s own financial aid. We provide waivers, scholarships, and other types of financial aid so you can focus more on your artwork and less on dollar signs. Please submit your FAFSA each year for consideration and apply through our online portal: Scholarship Universe.

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Student Organizations

As an art student, you know better than most that learning isn’t confined to the classroom. Experiences, human connections, the exploration of different perspectives—these are all things that will fuel your artistic and personal growth during your time here. Build invaluable connections and fine-tune your artistic skills by joining a student organization or a national chapter. Choose from the following:

  • SALON (Student Artist Live Opportunity Night): The School of Art’s Sienna Collective and Film & TV’s inVisibility formed this collaborative space for emergent artists historically excluded from mainstream culture. Sign up
  • RISO Club: Meets every other week in the UA Book art and Letterpress Lab, alternating between Fridays at 9 a.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Request more information and Instagram page
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) student chapter. Website
  • Art History Club (undergraduate students)
  • Art History Graduate Student Association (AHGSA)
  • National Art Education Association (NAEA) student chapter
  • Wildcat Print Association

In addition, push past your comfort zone and find a new passion project by joining one of the more than 600 clubs outside of the School of Art.

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Internships, Jobs & Career Development

Our students go on to amazing careers after graduation, and we’re committed to providing resources to ensure their success. The School of Art and the University of Arizona offer numerous employment opportunities for student workers. Follow the link below to learn more. While you’re there, explore internship, independent study and fellowship opportunities, and career planning information for a range of pathways within and outside the art world. You can also subscribe to listservs for your area of interest.

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School & Local Galleries

Find out how to exhibit your work at the School of Art and other galleries around Tucson. Submit an exhibition proposal for our Lionel Rombach Gallery, and visit our Gallery Praxis site for more details about:

Gallery Praxis

Studio Reservations

The School of Art is able to offer limited studio time for undergraduate students in need of space to create their work. We have implemented an online calendar system for students to reserve time in studio classrooms.

 

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Study Abroad

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Study vivid Etruscan art, stroll along one of the world’s most beautiful towns nestled into the Umbrian countryside, visit the breathtaking Orvieto Cathedral, and stand atop the sheer cliffs of the town that plunge dramatically to the green valley below.

There are few more beautiful places to study art, to find inspiration, to nurture your artistic vision than Orvieto, Italy. Sign up for the study abroad program and refine your artistic talents at the Orvieto International Institute of Classical Studies.

Fuel your artistic fire as you study Italy’s renowned artwork, and expand your academic inclinations with intensive studies in Italian architecture, archaeology, anthropology, and classical languages. Enjoy excursions to Pompeii, Rome, and Assisi.

Begin planning your once-in-a-lifetime study abroad experience by contacting the Office of International Affairs. In addition to the Orvieto, Italy program, you can choose from a broad spectrum of other study abroad programs. Can you envision yourself studying in Canberra, Australia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, or Aix-en-Provence, France?

Your time at the School of Art is what you make of it. Reach for new heights and enjoy extensive student support, resources, and opportunities at the click of a button.

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