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Fall 2020 Updates

View current building hours


Note that Lot 11 as well as parking structures 1 and 3 will remain closed this fall (PS1 is the one next to Capistrano). All other lots and structures are open; parking permits are still required.


Student need to sign up for practice room use on a daily basis. Practice rooms will be avialble according to the building hours as posted above. Instructions can be found on the sign up form below. If you do not have a practice room key, please email Glenn for directions on picking up a form to check out a key

Sign Up for a Practice Room


Please email Glenn to request a locker assignment, with the type/number of instruments you have.


Drinking fountains in Capsitrano are turned off; if you are coming to campus please bring your own bottled water.

Safety Protocol

Virtual Office Hours

A Zoom Meeting Waiting Room is now available Monday - Friday, from 9:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1pm-3pm on Tuesdays due to our staff meetings) for any students who have questions concerning:

  • School of Music status
  • how to submit Add/Drop forms
  • Change of Major or similar forms
  • admission status
  • other school inquiries.

You will be in a virtual waiting room until a staff member is available. Please see the links below.

Morning Session (9 A.M. - 12 P.M.)

Afternoon Session (1 P.M.- 4 P.M.)

Degree Recitals

Students enrolled in the School of Music's programs are required to give degree recitals as part of their curriculum; this may include a junior and/or senior recital for undergrads in the Bachelor of Music programs, and a Graduate Recital (MUSC 285) and/or Culminating Experience (MUSC 500) for Masters candidates. Bachelor of Arts students do not give degree recitals. BMUE students are requested (but not required) to do a joint recital, with two students each performing 30-40 minutes.

You are repsonsible for the information contained in the Recital Packet. In order to give a degree recital, you must have met the eligibility requirements outlined in the Recital Packet. Please download and read this.

Student Recital Packet

For Spring 2021, degree recitals signups wll be done online. Recital sign-up times are in the chart below. REQUESTS SUBMITTED BEFORE THESE TIMES WILL NOT BE HONORED. Consult with your applied instructor and accompanist (if applicable) regarding any blackout dates they may have before signing up for a date.


You must sign up by December 18, 2020 if you intend to do a degree recital in Spring 2021.

Recital Type Signup Period
Graduate On or after 8:00am on November 18
Senior On or after 8:00am on November 23
Junior On or after 8:00am on November 30

Student Advising

Currrent music students: schedule your advising appointment with Mark Allen. Use the link below, and follow these steps:

  • Type is “Advising”
  • Office is “School of Music Advising”
  • Service is “Music Advising”

Schedule Online