Welcome to the Fall 2021 Semester at Academy of Art!

The Academy of Art Library is proud to offer a broad selection of electronic resources that will help you succeed this semester.

  • The library is operating remotely for the Fall 2021 semester. However, the Materials Library is open for onsite students’ browsing and research needs!
  • Our website is always open! The Academy Library has 9,000+ e-books and subscribes to 18 different online resources to help you do your research. Take a look at our Online Resources page for the full list!
  • Not sure where to start your research? Our Department Research Guides highlight e-books, digital magazines, databases, and resources from the Library’s collections that are relevant to your major.
  • Our YouTube Channel has brief video tutorials to help you use our resources.
  • If you have questions, use the Library FAQ page or contact us directly via our Ask a Librarian form, by emailing us at library@academyart.edu, or by calling us at 415-618-3842.

2021 - 2022 Important Dates

These dates are subject to change in accordance with any adjustments made to the 2021-2022 academic year calendars:

Summer 2021*
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Residence Halls Close for Summer 2021, 12 PM
Fall 2021*
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 New International Student Move In begins, 1 PM – 6 PM PT
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 New Student Check In begins, 9 AM – 5 PM PT
Friday, August 27, 2021 Continuing Student Check In begins, 9 AM – 5 PM PT
Thursday, September 2, 2021 Fall 2021 Semester Classes begin
Saturday, December 18, 2021 Residence Halls Close for Winter Break, 12 PM
Spring 2022*
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 New International Student Move In begins, 1 PM – 6 PM PT
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 New Student Check In begins, 9 AM – 5 PM PT
Friday, February 4, 2022 Continuing Student Check In begins, 9 AM – 5 PM PT
Monday, February 7, 2022 Spring 2022 Semester Classes begin
Saturday, May 28, 2022 Residence Halls Close for Spring 2022, 12 PM
*All students with a housing assignment will be required to sign up for a check-in appointment prior to moving in. Additional information regarding the move-in reservation process will be provided in advance

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