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Our Facilities

Inside the School of Graphic Design you will feel as if you are in the midst of the hustle and bustle of an actual Graphic Design agency and treated like a working professional starting on day one. It is a place where the latest industry tools are at each student's disposal and where classrooms take on the look of full-fledged client presentations. Our curriculum is designed to enable a seamless transition to agency life post-graduation.

Location

Located in San Francisco, the nexus of creative innovation, the School of Graphic Design provides a training ground that is unique and inspirational.

Library

Graphic Design students have access to the following resources found in the University’s Library:

  • Numerous illustration titles
  • eMacs with scanners and Photoshop
  • Wide-screen DVD theater
  • Print and digital stock photography and illustrations
  • Over 30 Internet computers
  • 300 screenplays
  • 13 electronic research databases
  • Online access to thousands of images
  • Virtual Reference

 

Digital Facilities

Graphic Design students have access to the following equipment found in the University’s shared Mac Lab and classrooms:

Classrooms

Our classrooms offer the latest in digital workstations, software and new media technology. Our MacLab is the largest such facility on the West Coast.

Hardware

  • iMac workstations
  • Xserve servers
  • Wacom Intuos drawing tablets
  • Hi-res LCD projectors in all classrooms
  • Epson flatbed scanners
  • Nikon slide/negative scanners
  • HP high-speed laser printers
  • Ricoh Fiery color laser printers
  • Nikon D90 and D7000 SLR cameras
  • M-Audio Keystation MIDI controllers
  • Wireless networking in all classrooms and MacLabs

Software

  • Acrobat Pro
  • After Effects
  • BBEdit
  • Cinema 4D
  • Coda
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • Dreamweaver
  • Final Cut Pro Studio
  • Fireworks
  • Flash
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • KeyCorrect Pro, Knoll Light Factory Pro
  • Lightroom
  • Logic Pro Studio
  • Magic Bullet Suite
  • Maya
  • Microsoft Office
  • Omnigraffle
  • Painter
  • Poser
  • Photoshop
  • Suitcase Fusion
  • Toast
  • Trapcode Suite


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