Program Schedule

You can take Academy of Art University’s pre-college art and design experience program year-round. For Spring and Summer, all onsite classes are held on Saturdays. There are no onsite classes for Fall. Jumpstart your college education and your career.

Spring 2024

Onsite (Virtual Through Zoom)

Monday, February 12th - 27th, 2024PCADE Online & Virtual Orientation*
Saturday, February 17th, 2024First Class Session
Monday, February 26th, 2024Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Saturday, March 23rd, 2024Last Class Session
Sunday through Saturday, March 24th - 30th, 2024Spring Break (school closed)
TBAFinal Exhibition
*Prep-Day Mandatory for all New/First Time Onsite Students
Physical Onsite classes are not available for Spring 2024.

Online

Monday, February 12th - 27th, 2024PCADE Online & Virtual Orientation*
Saturday, February 17th, 2024First Class Session Opens
Monday, February 26th, 2024Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Sunday through Saturday, March 24th - 30th, 2024Spring Break (school closed)
Friday, April 5th, 2024Last Class Session Closes
TBAFinal Exhibition
*Mandatory for First Time Online students

Summer 2024

Onsite (including Virtual Through Zoom)

Saturday, June 22,2024PCAE Prep Day*
Saturday, June 22, 2024Move in Day* (Housing Students)
Monday, June 17 - July 1, 2024Online & Virtual Orientation*
Monday, June 24, 2024First Class Session
Monday, July 1, 2024Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Thursday, July 4, 20244th of July (no classes)
Friday, July 5, 2024Classes Resume
Friday, July 19, 2024Last Day Session for Onsite
Saturday, August 3, 2024Last Class Session Closes
Saturday, July 20, 2024Hall Closing (Move Out)
TBDFinal Exhibition (onsite)**
*Prep-Day Mandatory for all New/First Time Onsite Students

Online

Monday, June 17-July 1, 2024Online & Virtual Orientation*
Monday, June 24, 2024First Class Session Opens
Monday, July 1, 2024Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Thursday, July 4, 20244th of July (no classes)
Friday, July 5, 224Classes Resume
Saturday, August 3, 2024Last Class Session Closes
TBDFinal Exhibition (online)
*Mandatory for First Time Online students


“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


Get a head start on your art and design education with our pre-college art and design program.

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