Online Student Communities & Resources
Explore our resources exclusively for online students. Join the global artist community at Academy of Art University.
Communities & Connections
Join our student-run Facebook group. With more than 4,000 members,you’ll find lots of new connections and great community.
Find students in your area and pin yourself on the AAUHOO map.
Social Media & Blogs
Check out these social media groups and pages to connect with other students in your major.
Town Hall & Other Chats
Meet your Directors and find out what’s new in your school during the Town Hall Chats.
Career & Mentor Chats
Get advice from industry VIPs and star alumni. Access the archive of topics at the bottom of the page.
Urban Knights Radio
Listen live online. Dance to your favorite tunes, hear unique talk shows, and tune into Urban Knights athletics team competitions.
Find out more about our Intersession and Summer semester Study Abroad programs.
Career Chat Series
"I'm now working part time at a local animation studio! Thanks to Academy of Art University's very helpful online career chats..."
Bonnie, Illustration, Hong Kong
Advice & Introductions
"Thanks again for connecting me with local students! Justin has made it out each weekend and is kicking *ss! He's also going to help out with the audio and music of the production... Very cool dude!"
Arthur, Animation, Denver, CO
"Just a quick thank you for your advice on Friday. I talked to my Director and we have clarified a lot of my questions. Much appreciated!"
Martina, Fashion, Gaithersburg, MD
"Because of your efforts, my website is a true blending of all of my 'hats'…I am so grateful that you pushed me to make it happen…Your insight and vision really made the entire process bearable and do-able!"
Maren, Fine Art, San Antonio, TX
Study Abroad Programs
Intensively creative and rich in culture, our study abroad programs immerse students in the art-making process as well as the European context from which it is derived.
Special Hotel Offers for San Francisco Visits
Enter code AAU in "rate code" box to get corporate rate of $160 for a Historic queen.
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