For advising on major requirements, see The Arts Group Advising Center. Advising drop-in hours are 9-12pm M-F. Appointments are scheduled from 1-4pm M-F. Click here to schedule an appointment. Check-in for drop-ins or appointments is in Art room 101.
How to prepare for an advising appointment
Develop a system to organize your paper and computer files related to advising so that you can find them easily and be prepared to take notes.
Bring any advising related documents: forms, petitions, Dean’s Office Contracts and previous study plans.
Spend time thinking about questions that you want to ask or topics that you want to discuss. Bring these to your appointment.
Office Hours: 7:30-4:00 M-F Advising: 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00 M-F
Ariel Collatz is an academic advisor and program manager for the Arts Group Advising Center. She holds a B. A degree in History from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota and a M.S. in Counseling with a specialization in Career Development from Sacramento State University. She has worked as an undergraduate advisor at UC Davis for 11 years. Her passion is helping students create a rewarding undergraduate experience.
Office Hours: 8:00-5:00 M-F Advising: 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00 M-F
Kathryn Shickman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Arts degree in Human Development from California State University, Los Angeles. She has worked as an undergraduate advisor and program coordinator at The Arts Group Advising Center here at UC Davis since August, 2014. She has previously worked as a study coordinator at UC Davis MIND Institute, and as an advising assistant on campus in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and at Services for International Students and Scholars. In her career prior to coming to UC Davis, she has held many roles in the fields of education and developmental psychology.