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The College of Fine Arts (CFA) Advising Center is open (remotely) and we are here for you! Although walk-in advising is not currently available, our CFA Advisors are ready to assist you via phone (316-978-6634 - choose option 2), video or live chat ( or email ( Students can schedule an appointment through their myWSU or by calling 316-978-6634 - choose option 2 . Be sure to check your Shocker email on a regular basis for updates from your advisor. We miss seeing our Shockers in person, but your health and safety are important to us!

CFA Advising Team

Our Mission

The mission of the College of Fine Arts Advising Center is to enhance each student’s academic and artistic experience by building strong relationships and providing resources, academic support and tools needed to attain their educational and professional goals.


Fine Arts Advisors

Sanya Wiles

Sanya Wiles

Director of Advising and Student Services, Advisor for all Theatre Programs
Alicia Fullilove

Alicia Fullilove

Academic Advisor for Art, Design, & Creative Industries
Jan Ives

Janet Ives

Academic Advisor for Music, Dance, and Musical Theatre

Benjamin Donals

Benjamin Donals

Academic Advisor for Media Arts

Major Checksheets

Petition for Exceptions

Students may petition in order to seek exceptions to specific academic rules or regulations. Exceptions petitions from students with the College of Fine Arts are considered first by the College Committee, comprised of Fine Arts faculty and staff, and then by the University committee, comprised of faculty and staff from several academic disciplines at Wichita State.

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Dual Advising

For students who are completing their general education at a community college or two-year school, WSU's College of Fine Arts Advising Team will work concurrently with your academic advisors from other institutions to ensure the classes you take elsewhere will transfer and go toward your degree completion at Wichita State. 


Other Resources

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(316) 978-6634 |

 McKnight 319 | Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm