The Student Council at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas plays a very important role in institutional life, channeling student requests for improving the quality of college life and encouraging them to fulfill their obligations and maintain institutional order.
The Student Council at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas plays a very important role in institutional life, channeling student requests for improving the quality of college life and encouraging them to fulfill their obligations and maintain institutional order. The Student Council organizes the Annual Student Exhibition and coordinates student involvement in civic and cultural activities.
The Office of the Dean of Academic and Student Affairs encourages participation in and organization of student groups. All groups must request formal recognition from the Office of the Dean of Academic and
Orientation and Counseling
The Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico offers personal counseling and academic orientation services to all students. These services help students to adjust to university life, achieve academic success, and prepare for a full, useful, and socially productive life after graduation. A prevention plan is implemented through the services to encourage healthy life styles.
The Counseling and Orientation Office provides individual and group interviews, workshops, seminars, lectures, referrals to other professionals, and other services for the benefit of our students. The Office administers and interprets personal, vocational, and educational interest tests and inventories, and also maintains up-to-date information on other college level institutions in Puerto Rico and abroad. After the student has stated his or her concentration, the faculty offers academic counseling.
Center for Career and Life Planning
The objective of the Center for Career and Life Planning (CPVC in Spanish) is to develop the skills that are necessary for finding employment and sources of income during and after the student's college life. To fulfill this objective the center offers an extensive variety of services and programs for students and alumni. The CPVC maintains a data base to support its services and programs, which includes colleges and universities all over the world, corporations, professional workshops, agencies and other sources of employment and professional development for artists, designers, and art educators.
Employment and Professional Development:
- Refers students and alumni to employment offers, temporary work, and/or summer employment.
- Offers employment opportunities at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas.
- Helps prepare résumés, proposals, letters of introduction, and interview techniques.
- Coordinates business development and marketing workshops, how to organize an exhibition, document work, and preparation and presentation of portfolios.
- Provides counseling on career goals.
- Offers workshops and helps students and alumni fill out applications for scholarships and grants.
- Provides information on graduate study.
- Organizes employment fairs.