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.

Step 1: Prepare for Welcome Week
  • Welcome Week Schedule (Coming Soon)
  • Meet Your Department Directors (Coming Soon)
  • Get your student ID card at 79 New Montgomery, Atelier (1st Floor Gallery), Monday, June 15th – Monday, June 22
  • Download the ArtU app for Apple IOS or Android
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 313131. To opt out, please text: STOP EZARTU to 313131. *Message and data rates may apply.
  3. Learn the Campus Shuttle Map and Schedule:
    • In the ArtU App
    • In the student 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

Summer 2020 Orientation Dates

Online Parent and Family Orientation ChatTBATBATBA
New Student OrientationWednesday, June 171:00PM – 491 Post, Morgan AuditoriumWatch a recording of Spring 2020 Orientation here
Meet Your Department DirectorThursday, June 18Times and Locations VarySchedule Coming Soon!
Campus Life EventsTBATBATBA

View The Full Calendar

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