First-Year Students, Transfer Students & Change of Major
Dr. Sarah Brooks
Professor of Art History


First-Year Students
Rich Hilliard
Professor of Graphic Design


Prospective Students
Dawn McCusker
Professor of Graphic Design

Students are assigned an advisor based on their SADAH major after the first semester of their freshman year.
Recommended course lists for first-year students

Madison Advising Peers

Lindsay Karmilovich and Skylar Burden

These students give general education assistance to their SADAH peers.  They help with scheduling, MyMadison and many other questions. Visit them inside Duke Hall 2031, next to the Art Education Center.

Email Lindsay or Skylar to make an appointment, or come by during drop-in hours:

9 a.m.-1:40 p.m.
3:05 p.m.-4:05 p.m.

10:30-11 a.m. 

9 a.m.-1:40 p.m.
3:05 p.m.-4:05 p.m.

9-11 a.m.

GenEd checklists

CVPA Career Advisor Kate Bergey can help with resumés, interview prep, job & internship searches and more. 

SADAH students can talk to Kate during drop-in hours 1:30-2:30p on select Tuesdays. Location will rotate between Duke Hall and the Forbes Center, so check the event in Handshake for the specific location. No prior sign-up is needed!

 Duke Hall Gallery Court

  • October 5
  • October 19
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • December 7

Forbes Center, upstairs Grand Lobby seating area

  • October 12
  • October 26
  • November 9
  • November 30
  • December 14

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