College of Fine Arts and Communication

current students

Students in the College can start performing or broadcasting or making art from the day they enter Western.

The College of Fine Arts and Communication is a place where students learn and “do” at the same time. Don't wait!

Register now and join the College where students "do" while they learn.

prospective students

If you are a prospective student or parent, welcome to the College. The college departments are excited and happy to provide you with all the information you need to make the decision to choose Western and discover higher values in higher education. For more information, see the list of Advisors or Departments and School.


Check out the College facilities — from performance theatres to music performance venues to student production facilities.

The College is also actively involved the planning and designing of the Western Illinois University Performing Arts Center (PAC). The Dean and College chairs and faculty are active members of the PAC Planning Committee. Pelli Clarke Pelli of New Haven, CT are the architect/designers of the new center.