New Student To-Do List

We want your first semester at Academy of Art University to be the best time of your life. We pay special attention to our hybrid students—those taking both online and on-campus courses—making sure that each one has additional support during their first months at the university.

RSVP FOR FALL 2022 ON-CAMPUS NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION NOW!

RSVP FOR FALL 2022 ONLINE NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION NOW!

Step 1: Prepare for Welcome Week
  • Welcome Week Schedule
  • Welcome to Your School: Spring 2023 (Click to View Schedule)
  • Get your student ID card at 620 Sutter (Lobby), Monday, January 23rd – Monday, February 13th from 9 am to 5 pm or at 180 New Montgomery by calling 415-618-3911 for an appointment
  • View the CampusM Portal
Step 2: Get to know your Campus
  1. Campus Map
  2. Familiarize yourself with your Campus Safety resources and sign up for Campus Safety Text Alerts! To subscribe, please text: EZARTU to 415-534-3693. To opt out, please text: STOP EZARTU to 415-534-3693. *Message and data rates may apply.
  3. Learn the Campus Shuttle Map and Schedule:
    • In the CampusM Portal
    • On Campus: See the Courtesy Campus Shuttle kiosk in each academic building.
  4. Get Involved in Campus Life. Learn about events, clubs, and organizations.
  5. Visit the Academy of Art University Library.
  6. Support your teams: Art U Athletics “Fan Buses”
Step 3: Take the Launchpad to Online Learning class
Step 4: Manage your Finances
Step 5: Tap into Your Academic Resources

Spring 2023 Orientation Dates

New Student Spring Fling EventFriday, February 3
11:30AM - 3:30PM
1142 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco
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Launchpad to Learning OpensMonday, January 23Get Started
Welcome to Your School: Spring 2023Thursday, February 2Times and Virtual Locations VaryView Schedule

View The Full Calendar

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