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Student life

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

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Kathyn Maxwell Dean of 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.

Each of our students is key in making a strong and vibrant community.

Our talented faculty, supportive staff, outstanding facilities and unlimited opportunities make the Herberger Institute the ideal place to practice, learn and grow.

ASU rankings, number 5 in the nation for producing the best qualified graduates

Connecting students with job and internship opportunities

Handshake is a new tool offered by the ASU Career services to connect our talented students with job and internship opportunities.

Learn more

A fulfilling student life is just one of many aspects you can look forward to at the Herberger Institute. 


The contributions made by the faculty in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts are vital components in the success of our students.
Faculty directory


Benefit from all the resources

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is here to meet your needs and we are committed to our students’ success.
Explore the student resources section.

Tuition and paying for college

Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to Herberger Institute students annually. Explore all of your options.
ASU has many financial aid options available.


Talk to an admissions representative

Our admissions representatives in the Herberger Institute specialize in all design and arts disciplines and can help you find the perfect degree program.

Schedule an appointment: | (480)727-4757

Get involved

College life is more than books and classwork! Student organizations are a great way to network, build your resume and explore your interests.
Contact club representatives directly.

 Barrett, The Honors College experienceWe are proud to regularly attract many of the best and brightest students to Barrett, The Honors College. Connect with your faculty honors advisor for your intended major.


Receive your complementary tickets

We offer more than 1,000 exciting free and ticketed events presented by talented students, outstanding faculty and amazing guest artists.
Contact the box office.