Design, Creativity & Performance Pathway

The Design, Creativity and Performance Pathway provides students with the opportunity to explore the many diverse ways to engage in a creative life.

Students will be immersed in an environment of creative inspiration, interaction and study. They will develop their craft by building skills and techniques to deepen their engagement with their individual artistic practices.

Majors include: Architecture, Art Practice, Art History, Graphic Design, Film, Music, and Theater Arts

Important information for students new to PSU:

Incoming freshmen and transfer students should complete Orientation prior to scheduling an appointment with their advisor for their first term. Orientation covers the information necessary to select and register for classes, and students may follow up with their advisor afterwards if they have specific questions. 

Students who complete their Orientation the week of November 30, may participate in this group advising sessions:

How to meet with a DCP Advisor:

Students in all majors in this Pathway, including Exploratory/Undeclared, are assigned an advisor based on the last two digits of their PSU ID number. 

To schedule an appointment, call our Front Desk at 503-725-3822 or use the links below.

Prospective students without a PSU ID may meet with any DCP advisor or a Transfer & Returning Student Advisor.

Faculty Advising

Juniors and seniors admitted to the programs in this pathway can also meet with a faculty advisor. Links to their pages are below:

Design, Creativity & Performance Pathway Advisors


Last two digits of ID number 75-99: Schedule with another DCP advisor


*Marie Fiorillo has retired, and her position is currently vacant.

To schedule an appointment, please select any other advisor on this page, call our front desk staff at 503-725-3822.


Pathway Director

Anna Law, Interim Associate Vice Provost of Advising and Career Services
Pronouns: she/her/hers 

Anna advises for all majors in this Pathway. Her availability is limited; please contact her via email if you are referred to her directly.