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Department Resources

The Department of Art & Design in collaboration with the College of Arts & Letters (CAL) offers many other opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students and a wide variety of resources to assist with studies and professional career readiness.

This page has links to campus resources, student handbooks to download, forms for students and faculty - scroll down to see.
Please check out the following links for more information about:


Student Handbooks:

Semester Courses and Programs - all the new courses/classes and the new degree programs

Plan for Success - the undergraduate art and design student handbook

MFA Handbook - all the details for the MFA in Studio Art

Department of Art & Design Study & Careers Fact-Sheet

BA in Art Roadmaps / Academic Plans

Student Galleries:

We have two galleries, VA 106 Gallery and The Dutton Family Gallery, which is a part of RAFFMA, as well as various showcases, available for exhibitions of student work throughout the academic year, including exhibition space in the department's main office VA105. 

If you would like to exhibit either in VA106 Gallery, the VA105 main office reception space, or the VA105 Cabinets in the lobby of the VA Building then please download the following: Exhibition Proposal Form

Student Forms:


Add After Census  /  Drop After Census

Adding a Minor Process Guide (PDF) / 'How To' Video

Change of Major Process Guide (PDF) / 'How To' Video

Course Substitution Request Form

Independent Study (ART 365) undergrad application form

Independent Study (ART 595) - MFA only - application form

Internship (ART 575) application form (Form A)

Internship (ART 575) evaluation forms (Forms B & C)

Overload Requests

Open University Registration Form  / (College of Global & Extended Education)

Simultaneous Enrollment Requests



Graduation Requirement Check Process Guide ('Grad Check') (PDF)

Graduation Requirement Check 'How To' Video

Honors in Art & Design Form



Time Sheet (Regular Student Assistant)

Time Sheet (Hourly)

Time Sheet (Work Study)

Time Sheet (Bridge Student Assistant)



Exhibition Proposal Form

Laptop Specifications

Faculty & Staff Forms:


Add / Drop - Instructions for Faculty

Batch Grading Instructions

BlackBoard - Adding / Removing Users (students, assistants, other faculty)

Change of Grade (online) Faculty Quick Guide

Incomplete ('I' Grade) Contracts Faculty Guide

Permissions Requests (overloads, simultaneous enrolments, etc.)

Template Syllabus (and guidance notes)

Waitlist Information for Faculty



Classroom Visitation Template


Direct Expenditure Form

Employee Reimbursement Direct Deposit Enrollment Authorization Form

Generic Invoice

Hospitality Approval Form

Independent Contractor Requests

Overtime / Compensatory Time Form

Participation Confirmation Instructions

Purchase Request

Purchase Approval (over $10k)

Requisition Checklist (information)

Requisition Approval Authorization Form

Time Sheet

Travel Information

Unauthorized Purchase Explanation/Certification Form

Volunteer Form


REASSIGNED TIME (Tenure-line Faculty only):

Reassigned Time Request Form

Reassigned Time Guidelines / Tabulated



Chemical Inventories Procedure

EH&S Record Retention Schedule

If you have an Injury / Accident

What to Report for Injuries / Accidents

Injury & Illness Prevention Program Guidelines

Injury & Illness Reporting Flow Chart