Arts Village

art building

campus beauty

painting

flowers

ArtsVillage, located on the ninth floor of Joe West Hall, is a community geared toward students with a major or specific interest in the arts. Students work collaboratively throughout the year on a wide variety of student driven projects and showcases. Students will have the opportunity to build strong peer relationships and develop professional networks with others interested in the arts. Additionally, the interaction with faculty and local artists is a main focus of the community.

 Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will gain knowledge of professions within the arts and related topics through outside of the classroom activities
  2. Students will build strong peer relationships with other students interested in the arts as well as develop professional networks
  3. Students will achieve academic success while being supported by peers, faculty and staff

Programs and Events

  • Students receive free tickets to local and on-campus theatre productions
  • Behind the scenes tour of bay area art galleries and theatres
  • Gallery showcase of fine art
  • Performance art events
  • O&A sessions with fine arts professionals and professors, animators, illustrators, painters, tattoo artists, and actors.
  • Convenient art studio in the Arts Village Lounge

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Residential Life Coordinator
    • Supervise TCRA
    • Serve as a liaison with the Faculty/Department and Staff Advisers
    • Attend at least 1 community event per semester
  • Faculty/Department Advisers
    • Co-facilitate opening meeting
    • Facilitate at least 1 workshop per semester
    • Attend at least 1 community event per semester
    • Share at least 2 lunch gatherings (DC meal ticket provided)
  • Staff Advisers
    • Co-facilitate opening meeting
    • Facilitate at least 1 workshop per semester
    • Attend at least 1 community event per semester
    • Share at least 2 lunch gatherings (DC meal ticket provided)
  • Resident Advisor (TCRA)
    • Facilitate opening meeting with Advisers
    • Advertise and assist for faculty-led events
    • Initiate TCRA program modelSupport and promote Peer Mentor program
      • 6 community programs per semester
      • TC Retreat (fall), 1 campus-wide event (spring)
      • 1 all-theme collaboration per semester
      • LLC study nights
      • Attend meetings with PMs
      • Assist in recruitment/training
    • Support residential programmin
      • Track resident attendance and participation for certificate program
  • Residents
    • Attend at least 2 faculty led programs and 2 TCRA programs
    • Facilitate 1 event or project for the floor per semester.
    • Additional for Community Mentors:
      • Attend regular meetings with TCRA and Faculty
      • Attend monthly meetings with other CMs
      • Assist TCRA/Faculty during events/meetings
      • Plan a social during the 1st month of the academic year