Facilites & Technology

The Academy’s facilities are designed to prepare you for a career as an advertising professional. Our hands-on learning environment creates a culture that supports curiosity, investigation, and production that simulates what transpires in an actual advertising studio. Online students are also hands-on, as they engage in discussions and activities through the online platform, social media, and real-time streaming of our events. Both online and onsite advertising studio learning environments are equipped to give you the skills you need to create the career of your dreams.

Facilites & Technology

Collaborative Study Spaces

Our buildings feature multiple spaces where you can work with fellow students from the School of Advertising. Experience what it’s like to work in a real agency by collaborating and working together on projects using industry-standard resources.

Surrounded by Top Ad Agencies

Your Advertising classes will be steps away from some of the world’s top agencies based in San Francisco. You’ll have opportunities to meet and mix with professionals who can provide first-hand industry experience.

Fully Equipped Studios

Our fully equipped studios offer a variety of industry grade equipment that will allow students to learn what real professionals use.

Equipment Room

Check out camera, lighting, grip, and sound equipment for your digital, standard definition, or high definition project in our equipment room. Take advantage of everything from cameras to studio-quality recorders, and all the grip gear, lighting systems, and sound equipment you’ll need.

Post-Production Facilities

Our Editing Labs and private editing suites offer the latest in Editing software: Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve and Pro-Tools.

Computer Labs

Our computer labs offers the latest digital workstations, software, and new media technology to support our programs.


Our library offers access both online and onsite to a wide variety of scholarly resources including art and architectural history journals accessible through JSTOR, Oxford Art, and EBSCO, as well as digital resources addressing writing, sourcing, and thesis support.

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