Teaching Assistantships

The department offers teaching assistantships for students to lead discussion sections of large survey classes, and full-charge teaching assistantships for students who teach their own classes. These assistantships carry a recommendation for tuition remission and health insurance as well as a stipend.

Visual Resource Library Assistantships

These assistants work with the VRL curator for 20 hours per week. They carry a recommendation for tuition remission and health insurance as well as a stipend.

Research Assistantships

These financial awards are made possible by generous gifts to the Department of Art from private donors. Research assistants work with faculty on their scholarly projects or on course development. The typical award requires 15 hours a week of service. There is a stipend and health insurance included in the award.

Non-Service Awards

These financial awards are made possible by generous gifts to the Department of Art from private donors. They vary in amount and are usually reserved for advanced students, often in the semesters they are preparing for PhD examinations or beginning a doctoral dissertation.

Travel Awards

These financial awards are made possible by generous gifts to the Department of Art from private donors. Funds are used to support travel necessary for theses and dissertations, travel to collections and museums, as well as travel to present papers at professional conferences. Awards are based on application made to the department’s graduate committee.