For more information about undergraduate academic advising, please contact the advising office associated with the corresponding school of your program:
School of Art and Design
Jack Arends Hall/Visual Arts Building 216
Art and Design Education, Art B.A. or B.S., Art History and Design and Media Arts – Time Arts, Photography, and Visual Communication majors: Bethany Geiseman, Undergraduate Advisor email@example.com
Art Studio – Drawing; Illustration; Painting; Printmaking; Ceramics; Fiber; Metalwork, Jewelry Design, and Digital Fabrication; and Sculpture majors: Stephanie Sailer, Undergraduate Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org
Janelle O’Malley, Recruitment Coordinator
School of Music
Music Building 140
James Brown, Applied Artist, Undergraduate Advisor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Brigid Findley (Crawford), Admissions Coordinator
School of Theatre and Dance
Stevens Building 238
Stephanie Sailer, Undergraduate Advisor
Center for Student Assistance – Provides support in locating resources.
Huskie Academic Support Center – Comprehensive academic services such as tutoring sessions, writing assistance and academic skills development.
2021-22 NIU OneBook – Guide to NIU and campus support services. Use the search function to find information on resource you are looking for. Feel free to contact your advisor or our office if you need additional assistance.
First-year NIU Students – feeling at home at NIU and setting your plans.
Catalog – ask your advisor for help with academic requirements and policies!
Degree paths – a helpful tool to be used with the catalog.
GPA Calculator – figure your GPA and plan ahead.
Contact UsCollege of Visual and Performing Arts
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Ed Klonoski, Associate Dean