Advising and Contact Info

If you are a non-College of Art and Design student, or are unsure who to contact based on the list below, you may send an email to: artdesign.advising@rit.edu or call the main phone number for College of Art and Design Student Services: 585-475-6045. We are located in Gannett, GAN-1075.  It is always best to contact your academic advisor directly. Here is a list of our office staff, including which advisors handle which majors:

laurie alexander

 

Laurie Alexander, Academic Advisor
School of Design: Industrial Design BFA, Interior Design BFA
585.475.7563
laurie.alexander@rit.edu

 

 

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Lauren Cannon, Academic Advisor
School of Film and Animation: Production & Animation BFA
School of Film and Animation: Motion Picture Sciences BS
585.475.7145
ltcpgd@rit.edu

 

 

kris depalma
Kris DePalma, Academic Advisor
School of Art: Illustration BFA, Medical Illustration BFA
School of Design: New Media Design BFA
Undeclared Art & Design
585.475.6083
kris.depalma@rit.edu

 

 

 

Meg Giangreco, Academic Advisor
School of Design: Graphic Design BFA

School of Art: Studio Arts BFA (options in Ceramics, Expanded Forms, Glass, Furniture Design, Metals and Jewelry Design, Non-toxic Printmaking, Painting, and Sculpture)
585.475.5950
mmgpgd@rit.edu

 

 

kristie gross

 

Kristie Gross, Assistant Director
All College of Art and Design MFA and MS graduate programs
585.475.7491
kristie.gross@rit.edu

 

 

debbie kingsbury

 

Debbie Kingsbury, Assistant Dean
585.475.5154
Debbie.Kingsbury@rit.edu

 

 

 

Amanda Kowalcyk
Amanda Kowalcyk, Senior Staff Assistant
585.475.5174
Amanda.Kowalcyk@rit.edu

 

 

 

stephanie Lenhardt

 

Stephanie Solt, Academic Advisor
School of Design: 3D Digital Design BFA
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences: Photojournalism BFA, Visual Media BFA, Fine Art Photography BFA
585.475.5951
stephanie.solt@rit.edu

 

 

Paul Muenzer
Paul Muenzer, Academic Advisor
School of Media Sciences: Media Arts & Technology BS
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences: Biomedical Photographic Communications BS,
Imaging & Photographic Technology BS, Advertising Photography BFA, Undeclared Photography.
585.475.6994
pjmiao@rit.edu

 

 

donna sterlace

 

Donna Sterlace, Senior Staff Assistant
585.475.6045
Donna.Sterlace@rit.edu

 

 

 

Gaby

 

Maria Gabriela Sanchez A., Graduate Assistant
mgspgd@rit.edu

 

 

 


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Co-op and Career Services Contacts

You may access the RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education staff directory here: RIT Co-op/Career Services Staff 
Just type in your major and the Career Services Coordinator for your major will be listed!


Financial Aid Contact for College of Art and Design

Samantha Perez
585-475-2186

sjpsfa@rit.edu