4 Things to Know Before Your First Day

When it comes to college, preparation seems endless. With so many moving parts, it can be difficult knowing where to begin to ensure you’re off to a great start. Luckily, we’ve prepared a shortlist…

5 Resources Supporting Your Creative Path

It is widely known that college serves as a beacon of opportunity. Yet, with so much access to a list of resources, a few can sometimes slip through the cracks and end up forgotten. At Academy of Art…

5 Must-See Spots for Art Students

Every year, Academy of Art University welcomes dozens of new and returning students from all over the world to its San Francisco campus. With its long-running list of sights to see and fun things to…

Why I Attended the Academy

The Academy has seen many years of fantastic accomplishments from our students—from nationally-recognized doodlers to composers creating the music for the historic San Francisco Chinese New Year…

Academy Resources You Didn’t Know You Have: Getting Social

Being a successful student doesn’t mean your social life needs to take a dive! The people you meet, relationships you build, and experiences you go through all enrich what it means to be a student at…

Academy of Art University Visits China

Academy of Art University welcomes students from all over the globe! Back in early March, Chief Academic Officer of Education Services Sue Rowley traveled throughout China encouraging students to…

Congratulations to Oscar Nominees!

Academy of Art University is proud to congratulate its list of alumni who are part of crews for Oscar-nominated films this year—including Borrowed Time, Doctor Strange, Silence, Moana, Suicide Squad,…

New Student To-Do List: Quick Tips on How to Start the Semester Off Strong

We get it. Being a new college student can feel very overwhelming. You might be in a new city, missing your friends back home, or anxious about starting classes. Don't worry. Academy of Art…

5 Tips to Start the Academic Year Off on the Right Foot

Being the new kid can be tough. Weeks in summer vacation mode playing Pokémon Go and binge-watching Netflix shows can make it a challenge to jump into the new academic year with full force. As…

Top 5 Study Tips for Finals Week

It’s finals week here at Academy of Art University! Although it’s a great feeling to have a few more classes under your belt, finals week can quickly become a stressful time for students. But it…