Parents & Family
Get prepared for sending your student to the premier arts institution in the country.
Spring 2020 Online Parent and Family Orientation Chat
Thursday, January 23rd @ 1:00pm, Pacific Time
To participate, register here.
Can’t attend? You can request a recording here
If you have any issues accessing the online meeting room, please contact the Online Help Desk:
Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS (2787)
Hours: 8:00 AM through Midnight, Pacific Time, seven days a week
An overview of what to expect for both you and your student.
Visit us and experience our world-class campus in San Francisco. See our galleries, state of the art facilities, and meet with representatives across departments.
From online to on-campus, graduate or undergraduate, or anything in-between, get to know the admissions process.
Tuition & Aid
Learn more about our payment plans and third party resources to help with aid packages.
Discover our communal and secure residence facilities.
Learn about our healthy and delicious meal plans.
From fine art to architecture, discover our fully accredited degrees in 26 creative disciplines.
Find deadlines, attend events, and find out when classes start and end.
Academy Resource Center
Learn about tutoring, special equipment access, EAP services, and more—all available to your student.
Our art-centric library houses more than 50,000 design books, hundreds of thousands of digital images and films, and an extraordinary array of subject guides.
Online Student Academic Resources
Get academic help and information specifically for online students.
International Student Academic Resources
Get help with immigration, visas, and tax issues.
Graduate Student Academic Resources
Find help and information for graduate students.
Discover our NCAA-level sports teams and communities.
Clubs & Organizations
Over 40 clubs and organizations to make friends, develop skills, or just cut loose.
Fitness & Recreation
Explore our gymnasium, pool, yoga, health seminars, and more.
Learn more about our custom health insurance plan offered by Health Net.
Discover a wealth of equipment and spaces available for use.
A wealth of cultural opportunities await in San Francisco.
Learn how three generations of the Stephens family founded and built Academy of Art University into one of the world's foremost institutions for higher arts education.