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Stephanie Etheridge Woodson, interim associate dean for students

Meet your dean of students

Whether you are a prospective undergraduate or graduate student needing vital information to help narrow university options or you are a current undergraduate or graduate student needing advice on classes, internships or job opportunities, we are here to meet your needs.

Involvement in extracurricular activities is highly encouraged and we welcome the opportunity to guide you in your exploration.

Stephanie Etheridge Woodson, interim associate dean for students

Visit the new Herberger Institute student website for all these resources and more.


The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Office of Student Success facilitates the academic achievement and creative development of undergraduate students while assisting in the navigation and attainment of their goals.
Visit their web page to learn about forms and overrides, Medical and compassionate withdrawals, and the Student of concern process

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Families and parents

As part of the Sun Devil family, we want to make you aware of the numerous resources available to Herberger Institute students in order to ease their transition to college life and to continue to support them along the way in all their endeavors.

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Creative study abroad programs

Study abroad will challenge you as a creative-minded person. It will push your limits, your creativity and your arts and design thinking.

Students taking leadership at ASU

Student leadership positions

Students can get involved through student leadership positions within the Herberger Institute and ASU-wide opportunities that specifically seek engagement from design and arts students.

Students at ASU

Clubs and organizations

There are numerous clubs and student organizations at ASU, including dozens of design and arts-focused organizations.

Directing an orchestra at ASU event


We have more than 1,000 ticketed and free events each year, from art and design exhibitions to plays and concerts, from film and digital culture showcases to dance performances and more. Herberger Institute students are eligible for free tickets to most events.

Living on campus

At Arcadia, you live and learn with creative, innovative and imaginative peers from every program in design and the arts, collaborating on projects, preparing for classes and sharing your interests and talents.

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Creative career services

Whether your unique pathway includes graduate school, taking the first step into your chosen career, or creating your journey based on your passion areas, there are numerous ASU resources available to help you get the most out of your education.

Fall Welcome

The Fall Welcome sessions are devoted to providing you with necessary information for your specific major within the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

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Scholarships and grants

Thousands of dollars in scholarships, grants and fellowships are awarded to Herberger Institute students annually. Explore all of your options.

Explore the design and arts student organizations available to you!

Institute CouncilCouncil of Graduate Art HistoriansKappa Kappa Psi
Institute AmbassadorsEmerging Green BuildersLambda Alpha International
American Institute of Architecture StudentsExperimental Electro-Acoustic Music SocietyLatin American Initiative Student Organization
Alpha Rho ChiFilm AssociationMetals Club
Arizona Students for the ArtsGraphic Design Student AssociationMusic Therapy
American Society of Lanscape ArchitectsGraphic Design Senior Student AssociationStudent Photographers Association
Clay Club of ASUIndustrial Designers Society of AmericaPrintmaking
National Association for Music EducationInternational Interior Design AssociationSchool of Dance GRADS

More ASU clubs and organizations