Students, staff and faculty – Here you will find copies of all currently available and downloadable forms used in the Department of Art and Art History. Please check with the main Art Office (ART 116) if an online form is out-of-date, incomplete, or if you need a form not listed here.



  • Most forms nowadays are created and circulated virtually using DocuSign. Please check with the Art Office if you are not sure how to use one.
  • Do not open/fill-out PDF files using the internet browser, Adobe Acrobat Viewer or Adobe Acrobat Preview.
  • Faculty signatures are only valid for thirty days.


BFA Applications Open

Flyer for the Portfolio Review application.

Starting Wednesday, March 1st, students can begin applying for the Spring 2023 Portfolio Review. Applications will close at 11:59PM on Friday, April 7th. If you have already applied and been accepted you do not need to apply again. Students who want to earn a BFA MUST apply to Portfolio Review.


Apply Here!


Instructions for Applying

BFA Art - Programs Admission Instructions and Google Form Preview [pdf]


If you have any questions, please email Bill – <> or go to his Zoom office hours Monday to Friday 1:00-4:00 PM (Except Wednesday).


BA Art - Major Forms

BA Art History and Visual Culture [pdf]
BA Preparation for Teaching Major Form [pdf]
BA Studio Practice [pdf]

BA Art - Roadmaps

BA Art History and Visual Culture [pdf]
BA Preparation for Teaching Roadmap [pdf]
BA Studio Practice [pdf]

BFA Art - Major Forms

BFA Digital Media Art [pdf]
BFA Photography [pdf]
BFA Pictorial Art [pdf]
BFA Spatial Art [pdf]

BFA Art - Roadmaps

BFA Digital Media Art [pdf]
BFA Photography [pdf]
BFA Pictorial Art [pdf]
BFA Spatial Art [pdf]

Minor Forms

Minor Architectural Studies [pdf]
Minor Art Education [pdf]
Minor Art History and Visual Culture [pdf]
Minor Ceramic Art [pdf]
Minor Digital Media Art [pdf]
Minor Photography [pdf]
Minor Pictorial Art [pdf]
Minor Sculpture [pdf]
Minor Studio Art [pdf]


Graduate Forms – MA and MFA Program Admissions

IMPORTANT: The Art and Art History Department's graduate program application is rolled into SJSU's central Cal State Apply system. Applications for Fall 2023 are due April 1, 2023 for domestic applications, and March 1, 2023 for international applications.


Deadlines for both Domestic and International Applicants can also be found here


The links below will help you prepare your application materials.

Application Forms and FAQ

Graduate Program Admissions Instructions and Procedures
MFA Application Instructions Program Overview FAQ [pdf]
Graduate Program Admissions Application and Academic Summary Form [pdf]


Start your application

MFA Graduate Handbook

MFA - Graduate Handbook [pdf]

MA and MFA Tutorial Form

MA and MFA - Tutorial/Special Study [pdf]

MFA Studio Policy

MFA - Graduate Studio Facility Policy [pdf]

MFA - Advancement to Candidacy:

Review Week Instructions and Application [pdf]
Gallery Identification Template [docx]

MFA Thesis Guidelines

MFA - Thesis Guidelines [pdf]


Forms for Faculty / Staff Use


Generic Invoice

Generic Invoice [pdf]

Purchase and Payment Request Form 

Purchase and Payment Request Form [DocuSign]

Absence Request Form

Absence Request Form