Resources for Art and Design Students


For a comprehensive list of available scholarships within our Department, click the link below.

Art & Design Scholarships

Transfer Guide

​​​​More than 1,500 students transfer to Central Michigan University each year from community colleges and other accredited universities and colleges. Transfer students are a top priority at CMU.​ If you would like more information about the transfer process, click the link below.

Transfer Students

Student and professional organizations

The following organizations and resources can provide opportunities to prepare for your future profession while becoming better acquainted with other students, faculty, and working professionals. If you would like to learn more by speaking to a faculty member about your area of interest, contact the department office at 989-774-3025.

Study in Italy

Your learning isn't limited to the studio, though. Learn about juried exhibitions or showcase your work at the  University Art Gallery, or  travel to Florence, Italy to create artwork in a true Renaissance city.

Email Department Chair, Brian Elder, to learn more about this annual opportunity.