The Office of Academic and Career Advising is here to oversee your academic career at the College of Visual and Performing Arts and help you get through it as smoothly as possible.
We are ready to assist you with any concern or issue you might have. Don’t hesitate to contact us; we are here for you, and it is our responsibility and pleasure to serve you.
If you are…
…a prospective student or current Syracuse University student looking to transfer into VPA, please visit Admissions.
…an incoming first-year or transfer student, you may want to explore Syracuse University’s Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs.
…an intra-university transfer student and looking for further instructions, please see the Intra-University Transfers page.
…a current VPA undergraduate student in good academic standing, consider becoming a VPA peer advisor and mentoring first-year VPA students.
…a parent or family member, you might find Syracuse University’s website for Parents and Families helpful, as well as the SU Parents Office. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to help your son or daughter.
…a VPA alumnus, you can learn more about services available.
…an employer who has an internship or job opportunity you would like to share with our students, please contact our office.
New Undergraduate Students
Welcome new VPA students! We are thrilled that you have decided to join us this fall.
From this point forward, the VPA Office of Academic and Career Advising will be your main point of contact for questions regarding advising, academic progress, and any others you might have as you start your academic career at Syracuse University.
- Start here for first term enrollment selections (FTES)
- New transfer students start here
- See instructions by major (FTES)
- Important dates and next steps
- Courses available to first-year students
- Computing recommendations for VPA students
- Supply lists