As academic advisors for art and design undergraduates, we are here to help you plan your schedule, define your educational objectives, and make sure that you are properly satisfying departmental requirements. You will meet with your advisor twice a year for your advisement appointment, but feel free to come and see us any time Monday through Friday from 9 AM–5 PM if you have questions or just to say hello!

We also ask that you check your Pratt email regularly. This is our primary form of communication with you; we send important information about advisement and registration to your Pratt emails and expect you to be responsible for that information as well as important deadlines which are listed in the academic calendar. Please note: once you are a Pratt student, we will not respond to or use non-Pratt email.

Remember, we are here as part of the support system that is available to you at Pratt, and we welcome your questions and conversations. Ultimately, however, your academic career is in your hands.

Academic Advisors

Entering freshmen are assigned an advisor immediately upon acceptance. You are assigned an advisor based on your chosen major. Your advisor is listed on your degree audit as well as in your online worksheet. Advisors see students on a walk-in basis; there is no need to make an appointment. During advisement periods, an appointment day will be assigned to you. It appears both on your my.pratt.edu dashboard and your degree audit. You may come in at any time during your advisor's office hours on that appointment date.

Fashion and Industrial Design

Mike Farnham
Director of Academic Advisement
Thrift Hall, 2nd Floor
mfarnham@pratt.edu
718.636.3611

Fine Arts, Art History, Art and Design Education

Meredith Hoffheins
Academic Advisor
mhoffhei@pratt.edu
718.636.3611

Digital Arts, Photography, Film/Video, Animation, Interior Design

Gregory Singer
Assistant Director of Academic Advisement
gsinger@pratt.edu
718.636.3611

Communications Design (Graphic Design, Illustration, Advertising/Art Direction)

Fay Ku
Academic Advisor
fayku@pratt.edu
718.636.3611

Academic Advisement General Information

Tracy Howard
Administrative Assistant
thoward2@pratt.edu
718.636.3611

Contact Us

Academic Advisement
School of Art and Design
Thrift Hall, 2nd Floor
718.636.3611
adadvise@pratt.edu
Office hours: Monday–Friday 8 AM–5 PM
Summer office hours: Monday–Friday 9 AM–4 PM