About Campus Life

The Campus Life department offers students fun and unique activities to promote lifelong growth and lasting relationships in a safe and inclusive environment. Designed to inspire, educate, and cut loose, our events are created in coordination with student-run groups and organizations. Make the most of your university experience, and grow, learn, laugh, and run with us.
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Campus Life Events

We understand that even the most dedicated students need to let loose and blow off steam. With that in mind, we organize multiple events every semester to ensure that your time at the Academy is as fun as it is educational.
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Academic Clubs

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Jewelry & Metal Arts Club

Jewelry & Metal Arts Club

The Jewelry & Metal Arts Club is a network of information, education and support for students in the Academy of Art University Jewelry & Metal Arts program. The organization aims to offer students a forum to share ideas, promote their work, form collaborations, and share information.

Tea Time Animation

Tea Time Animation

The goal of Tea Time is to bring together current students and Alumni to discuss industry and department related news and concerns, facilitate lectures by guest speakers, nurture communication between the student body and the Animation Department and finally to provide an opportunity for peer-to-peer critique.

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architectural education. The mission of the AIAS is to promote excellence in architectural education, training, and practice; to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; and to organize students and combine their efforts to advance the art and science of architecture.

Cultural Clubs

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OutLoud!

OutLoud!

Live life OutLoud! OutLoud is a social advocacy club for the Academy’s queer community. It’s a place to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources, and to each other for a stronger, healthier, and more equitable place for queer people and our allies by organizing events, celebrating our history and culture, and building resources to create a legacy for our current and future students. OutLoud strives to serve the full spectrum of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities, working to create a safe environment for everyone.

Indian Student Association

Indian Student Association

The Indian Student Association (ISA) aims at creating a home away from home feeling for Indian students and those who appreciate Indian culture at Academy of Art University through cultural celebrations and interactive meetings. We intend to build a helpful nexus of Indian and non-Indian students within which all members can find the answers to their academic and non-academic problems and share the joy of similar or diverse cultural backgrounds.

ISA is a group of students who truly care about all aspects of the college experience. Join our network for help finding housing, picking classes, our meeting friends. Together we can build an international network of budding professionals who are excited about helping one another and remaining in touch after our time here at Academy of Art University.

Chinese Students Association

Chinese Students Association

Academy of Art University Chinese Students Association (AAUCSA) is a student organization. We are a non-profit and non-political organization dedicated to the goal of promoting social, intellectual and cultural activities for Chinese students at Academy of Art University as well as other interested members in the Academy community.

Organization Hand Book

Learn how to register a new student club, renew an existing one or submit an event proposal

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