Weekly Announcements April 5 - 11


Student Advising    

Annual Advisement Appointments will continue taking place through spring quarter for all BFA students. Appointments with Major Advisor, Sara Frantz, can be made via Bookings.    

Additionally, our Dept. Chair’s office hours are Wednesdays: 11am -12pm and Thursdays: 12 -1pm. To schedule an appointment email or reach out to Sara Frantz directly ( Drop-In appointments are also welcome.      

The CLA also offers virtual, drop-in advising appointments daily:CLA Advising.

Upcoming Events

Juried Student Show

Come and join us for the opening reception on Thursday, April 11th from 5 - 7pm!

Department News

ADRC Hours - Spring Quarter

Monday:            9:00am-12pm; 1:00-4:00pm

Tuesday:           9:00am-3:00pm

Wednesday:      9:00am-2:00pm

Thursday:         9:00am-3:00pm

Friday:             9:00am-3:00pm


  • Correct enrollment is your responsibility. Please check your class schedule multiple times during the quarter.
  • If you need to withdraw from a class after the end of the Add/Drop period (Thursday, April 11), there are special procedures/forms for that process. Please obtain that information from the Office of the Registrar website at

Other Opportunities

Art After Dark

April 5th - 5 - 8pm - Downtown SLO

Art After Dark is a self-guided art walk on the First Friday of each month that allows the community to experience visual, literary, and performing art in SLO County in galleries, non-profit organizations, and other businesses. This event is free and open to all. We encourage people to explore the creativity originating on the Central Coast.

Click here to see participating locations

Theatre Arts Upper Division GE C courses of Interest

TH305 Topics in Diversity on the American Stage: Race, Gender, and Performance, MW 10:10a - 12p

TH390 Global Theatre and Performance, MW 12:10p - 2p

Please contact Brian Healy or Dr. Hala Baki if you have any questions.

2024 Design Competition Now Open

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our prestigious 2024 Design competition here at Communication Arts!

The winning entries, featured in our beautiful Design Annual, garner recognition from our expansive international audience of over 30,000 individuals, many of whom are leading creatives actively seeking fresh professional connections. Moreover, inclusion in Communication Arts magazine grants your work a place among the illustrious archive of visual communications excellence spanning over 65 years.

Mark your calendars—the deadline for the Design competition is Friday, May 3rd!

For comprehensive competition guidelines and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit:

Should you require further information, feel free to reach out to me directly at


The CSU Media Arts Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2024 competition. We look forward to seeing the amazing work your students have created this past year. 

  • Prizes: Trophies, certificates, and $500 for category winners
  • Categories: Animation, Documentary/Creative Non-Fiction, Narrative, Short Screenplay
  • Deadline for Submissions: Thursday, May 16, 2024
  • No Entry Fee!

Submission Information  

Campus Events

Hearst Lecture Series

Selgascano to lecture this Friday April 05    

See their work here.

Friday May 03

Brooks + Scarpa_ Lawrence Scarpa

Friday May 10

5468796 Architecture_  Johanna Hume

**All lectures at 5:10 in the Business Rotunda

Music 4 Ants

April 18th

Chumash Auditorium

6:30 - 9:30pm

Free Admission!

Cal Poly Music Production Union presents: The Music for Ants Companion Show on April 18th in Chumash auditorium. This is an audiovisual experience about the building of and eventual destruction of an ant colony from the perspective of ants. It begins with a 3-act narrative combining orchestral, ambient, and experimental music, as well as hand & audio-reactive visuals. After that, it moves into several ant-related performances from a wide variety of musicians from all around the west coast.

Want your event or activity included in our Weekly Announcements?       

Announcements are sent to members of the Art and Design Department each week while classes are in session. To submit an event or news item, please email information to Paula Rygg (, by Friday at 4:00 pm prior. Include title, date and time, participation information (Zoom link, registration, ticketing, fee, etc.), and a brief description. Small – email sized images may be included. Weekly announcements are approved by the chair before they are distributed.

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