Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Maximize Your FAU Experience:
In the Classroom. On Campus. For Your Career.

Your educational journey is as rewarding as you make it. Connect to our many resources and that journey becomes even better. Seeking scholarships? We can help. Looking for fun activities on campus? Dozens of student clubs and organizations will welcome you. Questions about career opportunities? Reach out. Considering studying abroad? Let’s meet to discuss it. Make the most of your time: explore all that we offer!

How Can We Make Your Journey More Successful?

Our success is defined by you – and our mission at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is to make your FAU educational journey a rewarding one.

  • Career Planning. Our advisors can make sure you’re on track with your graduation requirements and your career objectives.
  • Study Abroad. We can meet with you to identify opportunities matching your area of study; discuss the details and help you decide if this program could be right for you.
  • Scholarships. We’ll explain our college’s scholarship offerings and help you with the application process.

Reach out to us: if we don’t have your answer, we’ll make sure we find it or connect you with the right resource who can help!


Kwame Alexander and James Patterson
FAU, Palm Beach Book Festival Present Kwame Alexander and James Patterson to Discuss “Becoming Mohammad Ali”

New York Times best-selling authors Kwame Alexander and James Patterson will discuss their young adult novel “Becoming Mohammad Ali” on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. via virtual interview... more

In Dialogue: LGBTQ South Florida
FAU Presents ‘In Dialogue: LGBTQ South Florida’

The event will take place via Zoom on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. Registration is at more

Rebecca LeMoine, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science, FAU
Research Thursdays - Book by Rebecca LeMoine Offers a New Examination of Plato

Plato’s Caves challenges readers to examine themselves and to reinvigorate their love of learning... more

Mitch Albom
FAU, Palm Beach Book Festival Present Mitch Albom, Author of ‘Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake and the Making of a Family’ in Online Event

FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Mitch Albom in an online Zoom webinar on Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 pm more

Images: Adam James Smith; Winter photo, replica town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming in China, courtesy of the community’s Promotions Department
Research Thursdays - “Americaville,” Documentary by Adam James Smith Screened Internationally

The film was awarded Best Feature Documentary at the Swedish Architecture Film Festival more

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Lucas Wilson
Lucas Wilson
Ph.D candidate

Lucas Wilson is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies under the supervision of Alan Berger, FAU’s Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies. In the past year, Wilson has had his work published...Read More

Lowanda R. Warren
Lawonda R. Warren
Commercial Music 2005

Lawonda R. Warren is the Assistant City Attorney/Police Legal Advisor for the City of Delray Beach, FL. Read More

Jeffrey Huber

Jeffrey Huber, AIA, associate professor and interim director of the School of Architecture, will be a panelist for the American Institute of Architects Symposium Design for Climate Action: Intersections 2020.Read More


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