Program Schedule

You can take Academy of Art University’s pre-college art experience program year-round. For Spring and Fall, all onsite classes are held on Saturdays. Plus, you can choose to take courses on-campus, or online. Jumpstart your college education and your career.

Fall 2021

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Virtual Through Zoom

Monday, September 27th-Friday, October 1st, 2021PCAE Prep Day (Onsite Orientation)*
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021First Class Session
Saturday, October 9th, 2021Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Saturday, November 6th, 2021Last Class Session
Monday, November 15th, 2021Final Exhibition
*Prep Day is mandatory for all new/1st time onsite students.

Online Students - 6 Weeks

Monday, September 27th-Friday, October 1st, 2021PCAE Online & Virtual Orientation*
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021First Class Session Opens
Saturday, October 9th, 2021Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Friday, November 12th, 2021Last Class Session Closes
Monday, November 15th, 2021Submit Work to PCAE Blog/Social Media**
*Mandatory for all 1st time online students. Duration is approximately 1 hour.

Spring 2021

Onsite Students

Saturday, February 13, 2021PCAE Prep Day*
Saturday, February 20, 2021First Class Session
Saturday, February 27, 2021Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Sunday, March 28, 2021 - Friday, April 2, 2021Spring Break (No classes)
Saturday, April 3, 2021Last Class Session
Saturday, April 10, 2021Final Exhibition**
*Prep-Day Mandatory for all New/First Time Onsite Students **10AM-12PM (Location TBD)

Online Students

Monday, February 15-Friday, February 19, 2021PCAE Online Orientation*
Saturday, February 20, 2021First Class Session Opens
Saturday, February 27, 2021Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Sunday, March 28, 2021 - Friday, April 2, 2021Spring Break (No classes)
Friday, April 9, 2021Last Class Session Closes
Saturday, April 10, 2021Submit Work to PCAE Website **
*Mandatory for First Time Online students **Online students may submit art work via email to be showcased on our Facebook and our Instagram

Summer 2021

Onsite (Virtual Through Zoom)

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021PCAE Prep Day**
(Online)
Monday, July 5th, 2021First Class Session
Monday, July 12th, 2021Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Friday, July 30th, 2021Last Class Session
Saturday, August 14th, 2021Deadline to submit Work to PCAE Blog / Social Media***
**Prep-Day Mandatory for all new/1st time onsite students. ***Students may submit finished work to preadmissions@academyart.edu to be showcased on website or Instagram.

Online

Monday-Friday, June 28th-July, 2nd, 2021PCAE Online Orientation**
Monday, July 5th, 2021First Class Session Opens
Monday, July 12th, 2021Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Saturday, August 14th, 2021Last Class Session Closes
Saturday, August 14th, 2021Deadline to submit Work to PCAE Blog / Social Media***
**Mandatory for all first time online students. Duration is approximately 1 hour. ***Students may submit finished work to preadmissions@academyart.edu to be showcased on website or Instagram.


“It was the best experience of my life. I feel like that says something in and of itself. Go. Do it. It’s awesome.” —Maximilian


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