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New Online Students

New Online Students

We want your first semester at Academy of Art University to be the best time of your life. We pay special attention to our new students, making sure that each one has additional support during their first months at the university.

New Online Student To-Do List

Kick Off Your First Semester

Manage Your Finances

  • Select a Refund Preference!
  • Look out for a green envelope from BankMobile in the mail! Enclosed will be a unique personal code that you will need to take to to let the school know how you would like to receive any money you might be due in the future. If you did not receive it, contact Financial Aid ( or 415-618-6190) or Accounts Receivable ( or 415-618-6429) and we’ll have a code sent to you via email.
    Refund Options

Tap into Your Academic Resources

New Applicants should pre-register for classes here:

Summer 2022 Orientation Materials

Online Students – Don’t miss out on important orientation information.

Get to Know Us

Get to Know Us

Get to know our world-class staff and see why we’re one of the top arts universities in the country.

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