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Back to School Series: Campus Safety and Directory

Well, we’ve come to the end of your first week— Orientation Week—in art school. You should, more or less, already have moved in (it is the last day today, hello) and readied your things for first…

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Thank You: Welcoming Black History Month

February marks Black History Month, which recognizes the achievements and contributions of the African diaspora to our shared society. In honor of the many Black visionaries who have shaped the…

Art School Students Give Back to San Francisco with Neighborhood Murals

Academy of Art University is committed to giving back to the people and communities of San Francisco. Among our contributions to the city are many vivid murals, created by students and alumni for…

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Contest! Shoot Us an IG Post, Win an Amazon Card

Hear ye! Hear ye! Classes at the Academy don't start until a few short days from now, but who says the fun can't start now? We’re so glad to have you be part of our community as well, which is why…

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Five Tips for Students Moving Into Campus Housing

As you may very well know, the official move-in days into Academy of Art's campus housing facilities are running until February 1. In case you haven’t finished packing yet—or even if you’ve settled…

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Back to School Series: Facilities Roundup

For this entry in the Back to School Series, we've compiled the pertinent information you'll need regarding access to the Academy's general facilities, such as Lost & Found, Galleries, Cafes,…

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Other Factors About Campus Life to Consider When Choosing a College

If you're thinking about going to college, you probably have a mental list of amenities and attractions that you'd like your school to have. However, focusing too much on these can cause you to…

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Time at College Campus Open Houses

Open houses provide a great opportunity to see and take a tour of the campus for yourself, meet staff and students, and learn more about the school in general. Keep the following tips in mind to…

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Reasons Why You Should Attend Open Houses before Choosing a School

It sure would be nice to be able to test something out before committing to it, right? This rings especially true when you’re deciding which college you should go to. This is where attending campus…