Eric Schmitz, M.Ed.

CFA Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor for Art & Art History, Dance, Film & Media Arts, and Theatre
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Schedule an Appointment: Online 


Office: ART 161

Eric comes to The University of Utah with over 20 years of experience in education working with K-12 students and adult learners.  He completed his bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from Augustana College in Illinois.  Eric earned his teaching certification through The University of Phoenix and an M.Ed. from Lesley University with an emphasis in the fine arts.  Eric’s main focus throughout his career in education been supporting learners with unique and diverse needs.  Eric’s role as an advisor allows him to continue this passion for viewing our skills and experiences as assets to be valued and appreciated.  Outside of work Eric enjoys travel, cooking, time with his family including three cats, and being an uncle to 15 nieces and nephews.