This website follows the pedagogical explorations of Benjamin Santiago.

I am currently an Assistant Professor at SUNY Purchase & Adjunct Assistant Professor at CUNY Queens in their respective Graphic Design departments.


SUNY Purchase

Design Issues

DES3240 ︎︎︎ CRN: 62763
WED., 3:00PM - 5:50PM

Typographic Investigations

DES3440 ︎︎︎CRN: 62852
TUE., 5:30PM - 9:20PM

Community Design

DES4100 ︎︎︎CRN: 60867
TUE., 12:30PM - 4:20PM

Senior Project II

DES4991 ︎︎︎CRN: 62873
Meetings biweekly & by request


CUNY Queens

Design 1

ARTS 241-03 (11761)
WED., 6:00PM - 9:50PM

Senior Capstone

ARTS 395-02 (11845)
WED., 1:40PM - 5:30PM
(for security reasons, check the respective class
Slack channel for Zoom meeting links)

︎General principles for all of my classes.︎
︎How to submit assignments︎
︎ Type resources ︎
︎Extra credit policy ︎
︎ Tips for Zoomin’ ︎

︎ Past classes ︎

Contacting Me

The Purchase email is for Purchase students obvi. I will see either on my phone. If you don’t get a response within 24 hrs., or need a follow-up that wasn’t answered please do not hesitate (at all) to follow-up and make sure you get what information or feedback that you need.  Please CC both emails if there is any urgency on your end as there are occasionally IT-related issues to Purchase email. 

︎(516) 592-1375You can text or call me directly; please give me a heads up or let me know who you are if I don’t have your number. I will generally pick up unless your number is from Lithuania or something.
︎ (Office hours)
“Open Office Ours” ︎︎︎ Mon. 1PM-4PM
Above will be my open office hours, I will leave a Zoom session open for that time and you can drop in whenever. Just be prepared I may be offscreen, playing with my cat or eating or something.

I am availabe at any of the times available below for individual meetings. When you create a booking, it will send you a link to a Zoom-room. You need to reserve a time at least 6 hours in advance, so contact me by any of the other means if you have an emergency.