No experience required, just curiosity.

About the Arts Engagement Certification

The Arts Engagement Certification provides undergraduate students with a broad introduction to the arts through coursework, hands-on experience, art event attendance, and reflection.  Whether you are a psychology major with no previous experience in the arts, business major who want to reconnect with an earlier passion for painting, or film major who wants to broaden your arts education, any student can participate in this certification!

Benefits to you:

  • Connection: Become more involved with your campus through engaging with the diverse arts opportunities available here at KU. 
  •  Education: Explore the world from multiple and alternate points of view. Find new ways to engage with the big ideas and values of our time. 
  •  Recognition: The Arts Engagement Certification will appear on your official KU transcript, communicating to future employers your broad cultural knowledge and the value you place on the arts.
  •  Fulfillment: Pursue your interest in the arts and gain the personal satisfaction that comes with experiencing and producing creative works.

Certificate Completion Information



Finishing your certificate this semester?


Submit outstanding components by May 5, more.

Quick Links

Registration for the Arts Engagement Certificate is now through myKU portal

Qualifying Courses

Events & Reflection Information


Upcoming Opportunities

Share the gift of the arts with others in the community!

Arts volunteer opportunities...


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