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Art advising appointments are currently being conducted via Google Meet. Please use the appointment scheduling tool as you normally would and you will receive an e-mail with a link to your meeting the day before your scheduled time. If you are not able use Google Meet please call (269) 387-2440 at your scheduled appointment time. If possible, please plan to be in front of a computer during your advising appointment.

Beginning on August 28th face-to-face appointments will be available every Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m by request only. Please call (269) 387-2440 if you would like to schedule a face-to-face meeting. All appointments made through the on-line appointment scheduler will be virtual only.


Our advisor, Nick Gauthier, is available to help prospective students with tours of the Western Michigan University Frostic School of Art so incoming students are able to make informed decisions regarding their education and professional ambitions. We encourage our students to review their major course sequences and general education requirements with an advisor every semester. Students at Western Michigan University that major in art earn degrees of B.A. in art, B.F.A. with teacher certification (K-12), B.A. in art history, B.F.A. in graphic design, B.F.A. in art with emphasis in ceramics, metals/jewelry, painting, photography, photography and intermedia, printmedia or sculpture. 

WMU's art advising office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

If you would like to meet with the art advisor please set up an appointment. 

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Contact information

Nick Gauthier, Director of Academic Advising
Western Michigan University
Frostic School of Art Advising
1903 W Michigan Ave
2104 Richmond Center for Visual Arts
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5213 USA

phone (269) 387-2440
fax (269) 387-2477