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 over 10 years. Her passion is helping students create a rewarding undergraduate experience.
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