Latest information about COVID-19

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New Online Hub: Students taking Summer classes, Click the LOGIN button below and enter your Academy email address and your current password.

OLD SYSTEM: Students wanting to retrieve OLD work from past semesters. Click the LOGIN button below and enter your Academy email address and your current password to access the OLD SYSTEM. This is not where your Summer classes are.

Online Help Desk Closed for Holiday

In observance of the holiday, the Online Help Desk will be closed starting Sunday, 07/04 at 12:01am PST through Tuesday, 07/05 at 8am PST. We apologize for the inconvenience. All voicemails and emails will be addressed when we resume our normal coverage. Happy holiday.

Save It Or Lose It! Deadline Extended To July 18th

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Applicants and New Students!

Please check your personal email account for a message from "" which contains your new account information. The first time you log in, you will need to use the email address and temporary password which are included in that email to set up your Academy login information, create a new password, and to set up multi-factor authentication.

COVID-19 Safety and Health Policy

Following the guidance of City, State and Federal agencies, Academy of Art University has developed an in-depth COVID-19 safety and health policy. You can find the complete policy here:

Onsite to Online Resources for Onsite Virtual Students

Onsite Virtual Students, please review what you need to join live online classes Here

Onsite Virtual Instructors New Policies and Procedures


There are updated policies around scheduling your onsite virtual class meetings in Zoom and communicating the Zoom links to students. Please watch the two brief video overviews below and visit the resource site for more information.

Scheduling your Class Meetings in Zoom

Posting Zoom links for students

Onsite Instructor Resources

Need help with Zoom? Contact:

Need Help?

If you are having trouble logging into your online class, please contact the Online Help Desk.

Phone: 1-415-618-3545
Toll-Free Phone: 1-888-431-2787
Help Desk Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days per week